Leadership

Be Bold For Change

This Wednesday (March 8) marks International Women’s Day, a global event where women and men across the world come together to celebrate the successes of women and advocate for continued opportunities. I’m very proud to lead State Trustees, and as… Read More ›

Making the most of your Mavericks

With the instantaneous nature of today’s world, big business can no longer rely on the status quo in order to maintain market share. Here in the digital age things are changing rapidly and in order to keep up you need… Read More ›

Occasional Address at Victoria University

Having previously delivered an Occasional Address at a University Graduation didn’t for a second take away the humbling impact and honor of being invited to deliver another, this time, for Victoria University. I set about writing a speech, a speech… Read More ›

Authentic Leadership: Be the difference

The definition of authentic and effective leadership is an ever-changing one. In the last decade, corporate work practices and leadership styles have shifted in ways that were previously unimaginable. We’ve witnessed the move from ‘old’ power, where control was held… Read More ›

Communications: Why it’s so vital to enable company success

When we talk about good communications, we often think of it in terms of unambiguous language, the right channels and good timing. However, within an organisation, good communication becomes a reflection – and consequence – of the organisation’s culture and… Read More ›

2015 CEO Sleepout

Another year has passed since the 2014 CEO Sleepout, yet sadly, more and more women are seeking refuge from family violence, having to sleep rough with their children because they have not been able to secure alternate accommodation. Sadly, more and… Read More ›

State Trustees CEO – One Year on…

Benjamin Franklin once said, “You may delay, but time will not.” This is something I have been acutely aware of during my first twelve (12) months as CEO of State Trustees. Shortly after my appointment, I shared that I intended… Read More ›

Making my own way through the social sphere

I celebrated a minor milestone recently, chalking up my 1000th Twitter follower. I know that doesn’t make me a master of social, but I’m pleased to be connecting with more people. I’ve never been a social media native, but I’ve… Read More ›

The strength of our people to bring about change

One of the great things about Victoria is the legal and statutory framework it has in place to protect vulnerable people who need support of others to manage their financial and legal affairs. However, it’s important to consider how society… Read More ›

Are you courageous enough to be yourself?

It is my experience that successful and sustainable leadership can’t be the same for all, we need to stay true to our style and who we are. Genetics has shown that no two humans are genetically the same; even twins… Read More ›

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