My Brilliant (Accidental) Career | Laini Bennett

My Brilliant (Accidental) Career

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Alison Covington, AM, overcame a life-threatening illness to launch a not-for-profit that is not only helping millions of Australians every year, but also protecting the environment. Here, the Good360 Australia Founder & Managing Director shares her inspiring leadership journey, including how she is an accidental leader. When Alison Covington AM received her Order of Australia

Challenging The Status Quo | Laini Bennett

Challenging The Status Quo

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Coralus CEO Vicki Saunders wanted to make it easier for female founders to raise capital for their startups, allowing them to grow their businesses on their terms. Her solution disrupts the traditional capital-raising model, turning it on its head. Here, she shares her leadership journey and lessons learned. When award-winning Canadian businesswoman and entrepreneur Vicki

Leading By Example | Laini Bennett

Leading By Example

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Christy Forest believes leaders who prioritise self-care benefit not only themselves but their teams, too. Here, the LiveHire CEO shares her leadership journey and lessons learned, including why leadership is not a popularity contest. As the CEO of ASX-listed tech company LiveHire, Christy Forest understands the importance of leading by example. While she expects her

Leading By Influence, Not Authority | Laini Bennett

Leading By Influence, Not Authority

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Chairman and Board Director Pauline Vamos believes that good leaders use their influencing skills to drive positive change rather than wielding their authority. Her knowledge and experience as a leader are hard-won, having faced numerous challenges in her life and career. Here, Vamos shares her leadership journey and lessons learned, including why leaders shouldn’t make

The Privilege of Helping Others | Laini Bennett

The Privilege of Helping Others

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State Schools’ Relief CEO Sue Karzis believes that passion for what you do drives innovation and success. Certainly, her passion for helping disadvantaged youth has helped change lives. Here, she shares her leadership journey and lessons learned. It was an email from a school principal during the COVID-19 pandemic that started the ball rolling. They

Doing it Differently With Kiani Mills | Laini Bennett

Doing it Differently With Kiani Mills

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When Kiani Mills returned from maternity leave at a law firm to find she no longer had a job, it motivated her to start a conveyancing company. She faced many obstacles, including her own inexperience and lack of confidence, but used them as a foundation for growth. Here she shares the lessons she learned from

You Don't Need To Be A Hero | Laini Bennett

You Don’t Have To Be A Hero

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Governance Institute of Australia CEO Megan Motto has benefited from female leaders championing her. Now she is helping the next generation of women reach their full potential. Here, Motto shares her leadership journey and lessons learned as an accomplished CEO and Board Director, so others may benefit from her experience. When Governance Institute of Australia

Managing Life's Masterclass | Laini Bennett

Managing Life’s Masterclass

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When Kate Engler’s marriage ended, she knew she needed to change how she did business so she could support her family and be present for her sons. The outcome was her highly successful Meet the Press Masterclass. Here she shares her leadership journey and lessons learned. Kate Engler was stoked. It was 2012, and she’d

A Disruptive Influence | Laini Bennett

A Disruptive Influence

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When registered nurse and mother of four, Tamar Krebs, launched her business, Group Homes Australia, she was determined to disrupt the aged care industry. For too long, there had been no alternative to the traditional care model, particularly for those living with dementia, and she believed the industry was ripe for change. Here, Krebs shares

Fighting For Those Who Can't | Laini Bennett

Fighting for Those Who Can’t

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As the CEO of Women’s Community Shelters, Annabelle Daniel OAM will soon open her ninth crisis accommodation shelter in as many years. While now a respected leader in her sector, she has battled industry scepticism and, at times, her feelings of self-worth to ensure that women and children facing domestic violence have a haven in