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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

New Beginnings…

For the past forty (40) years, State Trustees has called 168 Exhibition Street, Melbourne its home, that was up until Friday, 18 July 2014. State Trustees over the weekend, has completed its relocation to Footscray, the third and final stage… Read More ›

What shadow are you casting?

Take a look around, what are the accepted and expected norms within your organisation, have you taken the time to think about why your people behave the way they do? The culture of an organisation forms over time; it is… Read More ›

Sometimes you can get lucky…

I firmly believe that the harder you work, the luckier you get, so when opportunities arise, you have to either chase them with all of your energy or wave them on. My second day as Chief Executive Officer [CEO] of… Read More ›

Have a pebble in your shoe?

Successful Community Leadership starts with and is sustained by having a pebble in your shoe. A cause, an issue, an injustice or an event, which causes you to be confronted, experiencing a range of uncomfortable emotions to such an extent… Read More ›

Leading an organisation to be the world’s best…..

Time has gone so quickly, three months have already passed since  2 December 2013 when I commenced in the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at State Trustees. I am honoured to be leading an organisation that has played such… Read More ›

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