We’re joined by Friska Wirya, a change management thought leader who transforms large organisations to enable them to respond better to the changing environment.
Friska is the former Head of Change at the largest gold mining company in the Southern Hemisphere, leading digital transformation changes that achieve exponential annual savings.
In this episode, we hear about Friska’s upbringing with growing up in Perth, how she developed her interpersonal and communication skills and what her experience was like as the only Asian female in the mining industry.
00:00 - Intro
01:19 - Friska’s Experience of Speaking At TedX
05:26 - Friska’s Upbringing and Growing Up In Perth
10:50 - Developing Interpersonal & Communication Skills
14:11 - Being the Only Asian Female in the Mining Industry & Female Workplace Bullying
20:36 - Friska on Developing Your Personal Brand
26:32 - Starting & Growing FreshbyFriska – Leveraging Linkedin During The Pandemic and Working With University of Melbourne
32:58 - The Impact of Personal Brand for Women in the Workforce
38:29 - Female vs. Male Roles in A Workplace
33:09 - Stakeholder Management & Western vs. Eastern Communication Styles
53:18 - The Future of Friska’s Career & Personal Goals
57:50 - Outro
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