Book Reviews Career Planning Women

Dare to Become: From the Corner Booth to the Corner Office

Interview with Julie Cropp Gareleck: Author of “Dare to Become: From the Corner Booth to the Corner Office” Join us for an exclusive interview with Julie Cropp Gareleck, the inspiring author of “Dare to Become: From the Corner Booth to the Corner Office.” This riveting book chronicles Julie’s remarkable journey from her humble beginnings in […]

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Neuroscience-Based Strategies for Effective Leadership: Unleashing the Leader Within

As leaders, we often rely on intuition, experience, and traditional management techniques to guide our decisions and actions. However, the rapidly evolving field of neuroscience offers valuable insights into the inner workings of the human brain, providing a scientific foundation for understanding and enhancing our leadership capabilities. By leveraging neuroscience principles, we can better comprehend […]

Career Planning Sustainability

How To Use End-of-Career Planning For Personal & Professional Growth

We often focus on the next big promotion, the upcoming project, or the skills we need to acquire. However, there’s an often-overlooked aspect of career planning that can have profound effects on both personal and professional growth: end-of-career planning. This process, which includes considerations like retirement planning, legacy building, and yes, even will writing, can […]

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Navigating Ethical Dilemmas: A Leader’s Guide to Principled Decision-Making

In the world of leadership, ethical dilemmas are an inevitable reality. From navigating conflicts of interest and upholding organisational values to protecting stakeholder interests and ensuring compliance with regulations, leaders are routinely faced with complex situations that challenge their moral compass and decision-making abilities. While there are no one-size-fits-all solutions, developing a strong ethical framework […]

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Workplace Burnout and Your Finances: What Australians Need to Know

Workplace burnout was already a serious issue for many Australians before the pandemic. Today, the problem is even more widespread and has a major impact on our mental and physical well-being. Because money issues and mental well-being are closely correlated, burnout can also threaten your financial stability. We explore how our mental health and finances […]

Leadership Relationship Building

Embracing Vulnerability: The Courageous Path to Authentic Leadership

In the traditional notion of leadership, vulnerability is often seen as a weakness – something to be avoided at all costs. Leaders are expected to project an image of strength, confidence, and infallibility, lest they be perceived as incapable or ineffective. However, this outdated perspective not only undermines trust and authenticity but also stifles personal […]

Leadership Sustainability

Lessons Learned from Unconventional Leaders: Unorthodox Strategies for Success

When we think of great leaders, names like Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, and Richard Branson often come to mind. While their achievements are remarkable, sometimes the most valuable leadership lessons come from those who have taken unconventional paths to success. These unorthodox leaders challenge traditional notions, defy norms, and forge new trails, leaving behind a […]

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Why a Growth Mindset is Crucial for Effective Leadership

Embracing a growth mindset, the belief that talents and abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work, is fundamental for leadership success. It challenges the idea that intelligence and skill are static, offering instead a perspective that sees potential in effort and resilience. This adaptability is essential in today’s ever-evolving business landscape, encouraging leaders […]

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Managing Power Dynamics in the Workplace

In the dynamic landscape of modern workplaces, leaders frequently face the challenge of managing a range of personalities and behaviours. Among these, power and control behaviours can be particularly disruptive, often manifesting as non-cooperation, sabotage, or undermining of team efforts. Addressing these behaviours is crucial not only for maintaining team harmony but also for the […]

Book Reviews Potential Purpose Women

Lead Like You: Interview with Jo Wagstaff

At 32 Jo Wagstaff was the only female executive at one of Australia’s leading wealth management organisations, when she was poached by James Packer to join his then financial services group. On the surface she ‘had it all’ – the career, the car, the home, the husband and the baby. That was the year it […]