Friska Wirya is a Top 50 Global Change Management Thought Leader, TEDx Speaker and now Author, having just published her first best-selling book ‘The Future Fit Organisation’. In this episode, Friska and I discuss:  You can listen to the full episode by searching for The Boss in Heels Podcast on: You can also listen directly simply by clicking the link below: If you enjoy this episode, please take a moment to subscribe, rate and review the Boss in Heels Podcast on Apple Podcasts! Please also recommend the podcast to a friend, family member, colleague or someone in your network who you know would benefit from listening to these episodes. Not only does it […]


October 25, 2023

Friska Wirya: Top 50 Global Change Management Thought Leader On The Journey Of Building A Brand, Becoming a TEDx Speaker & Best-Selling Author (Episode 149)

Friska Wirya

Friska Wirya is a thought leader, TedX speaker, and Global Change Expert. Friska was the former Head of Change at the biggest gold miner in the Southern hemisphere, leading digital transformation changes to achieve US$170m annual saving. She infiltrated a digital-first culture across 4 countries to create a strong foundation to drive adoption of new and emerging technologies, achieving recognition such as the Most Innovative Hard Hat from Apple and various industry awards.  Prior to this, Friska was the Global Change Lead for multi-million dollar projects spanning technology, structure, process and people, impacting +23,000 at Tier 1 engineering firm Worley, and was one of the founding consultants for Fujitsu Australia‚Äôs […]


December 14, 2022

Friska Wirya: Overcoming Fears & Dominating The TedX Stage (Episode 126)

Friska Wirya

How I Overcame my Fear of Public Speaking. “Thinking will not overcome fear, but action will.” – W. Clement Stone As some of you may have seen from my Instagram Stories, last Friday I was invited by Explore Careers to speak in front of 250 guests at their Sydney event. This event was held at the Ivy Ballroom and to say that I was nervous, would be an understatement. Like many other individuals, public speaking has always been a fear of mine. I know that I’m not alone in this as according to Forbes Magazine, the number one fear for the average person is public speaking. The second fear is […]

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How I Overcame My Fear Of Public Speaking

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