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Australian leadership: People who dare to dream. People who are prepared to take risks.

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Les Twentyman OAM is one of Australia’s best-known youth outreach workers and social campaigners and the founder of the Les Twentyman Foundation. He talked to australianleadership.com about what Australians want from leadership.  

Leadership – create today what we’ll need tomorrow

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Today’s middle management often finds itself caught between compliance, processes and technology. Gabrielle Davies explains why personal skills are crucial for good leadership.

How changing times made Australia's political leaders more disposable

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Leadership has become increasingly temporary in Australian politics. Rodney Tiffen has written a book about 'Disposable Leaders: Media and Leadership Coups from Menzies to Abbott'.

Trump’s populist leadership

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US President Donald Trump again demonstrated his populist leadership and communication style at a first solo press conference. Henrik Bang explains why Trump appeals to those who feel excluded from ‘big’ politics.

This human – working towards a world of abundance and equality

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We need leaders who care, who are concerned about the state of things and want to do something about it. In her new book Dr Melis Senova is reaching out to the curious and open-minded among us.

Leading through influence and adaptability

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We need new ways of thinking and doing to keep up with an ever-evolving business environment. Jenny Brockis explains how the brain savvy leader effectively navigates change with curiosity, an adaptive mindset and emotional regulation.

Leaders need to nip ‘em in the bud

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When we see a spot fire we grab some water and put it out, right? We know it could turn ugly pretty quickly and the costs can be immeasurable. Georgia Murch explains why the same goes for having difficult conversations.

Do women need to be good networkers to lead?

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In a dynamic and complex business environment, networking is crucial. Jason Renshaw from Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) says highly developed emotional intelligence and communication skills are the basis for powerful collaboration and reciprocal learning.

Leading productivity

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Most organisations are still driven by urgency and reactivity. Dermot Crowley says an aligned, leveraged, proactive and balanced work culture starts at the top.

The birth of Trumpland: Notes on an inauguration

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With the country ridden by woe and revulsion; with the discontent so profound and vicious, the Trump presidency began. It did so by way of comparison – of the chalk-cheese variety. In 2008, when the shining armour of Knight Obama took centre stage, there were sighs, ecstatic releases, heavy exhalations of hope. The theme, then, to start this presidency: numbers of attendees.