Gender Balanced Leadership will help you increase the number of senior women in your organisation. It profiles leading Australian and international companies, showing what they are doing to increase the number of women in senior leadership roles. It summarises key international research, identifying what works, and why.
The book identifies critical success factors to help you strategically focus your gender balanced leadership efforts.
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Do you have untapped leadership potential?
Do you feel ‘executive stress’ - more of the challenges and less of the benefits of leading?
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Is your team yet to achieve a reputation for high performance?
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The work of leadership is now more challenging than ever before. Leaders are under great pressure to produce results at a faster pace, with fewer resources and less certainty. Many are overworked, and feel overburdened.
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As an Executive Coach, I find it inspiring to coach individually. Group and team coaching can be even more powerful than individual coaching. Leaders who develop their capability and their own coaching style collaboratively with others, magnify the impact of development, double engagement and get twice as much done.
The thing that really lights me up is helping leaders to realise their full potential. I see myself as being like Michelangelo: he saw the angel within the marble and he carved until he set it free. I work with the potential hidden in each leader. I help shape you into the very best version of yourself.
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