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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

Gabrielle Davies's picture

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

Why did I start the Australian Leadership Project?

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One often comes across cynicism and uncertainty in conversations about Australia’s leadership qualities. Victor Perton is passionate to share the stories of great Australian leadership.

How changing times made Australia's political leaders more disposable

Rodney Tiffen's picture

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

Henrik Bang's picture

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.

Democracy and populism

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We’re witnessing the rise of populist leaders around the globe. John Keane, Professor of Politics and co-founder and director of the Sydney Democracy Network (SDN), explains why we need something more radically democratic to turn this around.

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.