Master Of Her Domain | Laini Bennett

Master of Her Domain

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Known for her courage and character, Master Builders Australia CEO Denita Wawn is the face of Australia’s second largest industry. She believes female leaders should not lose sight of who they are, including their femininity. Here, she shares her leadership journey and lessons learned. When Master Builders Australia CEO Denita Wawn was in her mid-20s,

When You Show Up, Good Things Happen | Laini Bennett

When You Show Up, Good Things Happen

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Bobbi Mahlab AM believes networking is an essential leadership KPI, providing opportunities to grow – both yourself and your business. Mahlab is Chair of Mahlab Media and co-founder of Mentor Walks Australia. Here, she shares her lessons learned from establishing two successful organisations, including the importance of building self-confidence.   In 2016, Bobbi Mahlab AM

Top 10 Lessons Learned by Female Leaders | Laini Bennett

Top 10 Lessons Learned By Female Leaders

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Every time I interview a female CEO or leader, I ask: ‘What are the key lessons you’ve learned as a leader that you would like to pass on to other women?’ Without fail, each inspirational leader shares their lessons learned, to help empower and motivate other women as they strive to build their careers.  In

Learning From The Best Christine Parker | Laini Bennett

Learning From The Best

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Christine Parker’s career has benefitted from mentorship, and she believes women in executive roles have an obligation to bring other women through. As Westpac Bank’s Group Executive Human Resources, she also believes you should only work for companies that reflect your values. Here, she explains why, while sharing her leadership journey and lessons learned. Early

A Role Model For Success - Kate Quirke | Laini Bennett

A Role Model For Success

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What would you do if you were pushed into a role you didn’t want or feel ready for? If you’re Kate Quirke, you’ll turn the challenge into a success and a learning opportunity that will shape your career. In this Women in Leadership interview, the Alcidion CEO shares her leadership journey and her lessons learned.

Carving it Up in The World of Leadership | Laini Bennett

Carving it Up in The World of Leadership

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Can skiing and mountain bike riding give you more confidence as a leader? That has certainly been the case for Professor Wendy Chapman, director of the new Centre for Digital Transformation of Health. She shares her secrets to leadership success and the lessons learned along the way.    Professor Wendy Chapman was feeling elated. An

When there is no rule book make your own CC Australia Executive Director Ingrid Segota | lainibennett.com

When There’s No Rule Book, Make Your Own

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As Executive Director of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Australia, Ingrid Segota believes women shouldn’t have to separate their work and personal lives. Here, she shares her leadership journey and explains how her workplace-integration philosophy helped during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Work-life integration has been central to Ingrid Segota’s working philosophy throughout

How Do I Manage People Who Are More Experienced Than Me? 6 Key Tips | Laini Bennett

How Do I Manage People Who Are More Experienced Than Me? 6 Tips

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Jo* was a relatively inexperienced people manager when she was promoted to take on a larger team. “I was very excited at being given the opportunity, but also a bit worried,” Jo said. “Most of my direct reports were older than me, some by two decades, with significantly more knowledge and experience.”  Initially, Jo got