Everything, Everyone, All At Once | Laini Bennett

Everything, Everyone, All At Once

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Despite life’s curveballs—single motherhood, financial struggles, and a legal battle—Chiou See Anderson’s unwavering drive propelled her to success. Now President of the National Council of Women of Australia, she champions policies that empower others to achieve their dreams. It’s Wednesday lunchtime, and National Council of Women of Australia (NCWA) President Chiou See Anderson is worn

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

Building a Best Selling Career | Laini Bennett

Building A Best-Selling Career

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Nicole Trope writes page-turning, addictive thrillers that have sold over 1 million copies worldwide. She is a USA Today and Amazon bestseller in the USA, UK, Australia and Canada, yet it took years before her first book was published. Here, she shares how she turned her dream of being a writer into a successful career,

Be The Best Version Of Yourself | Laini Bennett

Be The Best Version Of Yourself

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When Jenni Smith left school at 16 to become a secretary, she never envisioned a future where she was seated at the board meetings of a global company, let alone advising boards and CEOs on strategy. Here, she shares her leadership journey and lessons learned. It was the mid-2000s, and executive coach and advisor Jenni

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

Get Back Up And Keep On Going | Laini Bennett

Get Back Up And Keep On Going

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Beany Accounting CEO and founder Sue de Bievre believes it’s okay to make mistakes, so long as you don’t let them stop you from moving forward. Here, the startup entrepreneur shares her leadership journey and lessons learned. When it came down to it, Sue de Bievre had no choice but to start her own business.

Opening The Door So Others May Follow | Laini Bennett

Opening The Door So Others May Follow

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Christine Hopton, OAM, has had three successful careers as a trailblazing journalist, television producer, and transformational community leader. In each case, her career has opened the door for other women to follow. Here, she shares her leadership journey and lessons learned. When Christine Hopton, OAM, became a journalist in the mid-1970s, there were no computers,

Facing Your Fears With Conviction | Laini Bennett

Facing Your Fears With Conviction

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Macquarie University Dean of Law, professional mediator, gold-winning Ironman competitor and mother of four. If you’d asked a young Professor Lise Barry if she foresaw this career for herself, she would have scoffed. Here, she shares her leadership journey and lessons learned. It was nighttime, and Macquarie University Dean of Law, Professor Lise Barry, was

Taking a Leap of Faith | Laini Bennett

Taking a Leap of Faith

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When RangeMe CEO Nicky Jackson started her retail product discovery platform in her children’s toy room, she thought it would keep her mind occupied while on maternity leave. She didn’t expect it to turn into a global juggernaut. Here, she shares her leadership journey as a female founder, including her lessons learned. It was May

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