Learning how to lead:
Building Mental Mode

Guest speaker: Joe Cincotta

Managing Director, thinking.school


This is a conversation about understanding mental models in action!

Watch the video to hear Joe Cincotta discuss:

  • Can you build trust, step back and give your team the room to execute?
  • Do they know their responsibilities?
  • Do they understand the big picture &€“ the why?
  • Joe explores how stepping into the role of a leader means you have to change your frame of reference€“ for you and for your team.

After starting his career as an undergraduate in the Faculty of Creative Arts working as a lab technician, Joe graduated from UOW in 1996 with two degrees; Computer Science and Fine Arts (majoring in Graphic Design).

Fresh out of university Joe joined Euro RSCG - the Sydney office of a global advertising agency based in Paris. By 1999 Joe was Technical Director of the most awarded digital agency in the country. By 2001 he moved on to leading development of strategic applications for the Euro global agency network - working deeply with clients such as Intel and Visa out of New York and Singapore.

Joe founded Pixolut in 2003 for inspirational entrepreneurs he calls '€˜Change Makers'€™: people in startups and corporate environments that think differently, have transformational ideas and are committed to seeing them through to reality.

Today the Pixolut ecosystem empowers Change Makers through training, business model consulting, capital raising, user experience design and software engineering services. 

Pixolut have clients in Australia and the United States including Macquarie Bank, Tourism Australia, Intel, P&G, Westpac, Mobux, iVisual, iTOK, Stylyze, Harvey Norman, Sydney Opera House, Endeavour Energy, Steadfast Insurance and the University of Wollongong amongst many others.