Women at their Best - Inspirational Stories from Women in Leadership

Click below for short stories from ordinary women, talking about their journey of discovery into the power of who they are and so their influence in the world today. Women at their best.

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BEYOND OUR WINS, THE POWER OF SHARED WINS

Lyn Incoll, General Manager of Customer Access, Telstra

Lyn Incoll talks about the power of shared wins when women collaborate.

      

BEING IMPERFECT IN AN IMPERFECT WORLD

Sarah Cooper, Program Coordinator Mentoring Initiatives, University of Wooloongong

Sarah Cooper talks about how she's learnt we don't have to be perfect.

      

WHEN WOMEN JOIN THE CONVERSATION

Josephine Palermo, General Manager, Customer Advocacy Capability, Telstra

Josephine Palermo on when women join the conversation.

      

UNDERSTANDING THE STORIES WE TELL OURSELVES

Peggy Renders, SAP

Peggy Renders on understanding the stories we tell ourselves.

      

BEING MORE THAN JUST

Tamerlaine Beasley, CEO and Managing Director, Beasley Intercultural

Tamerlaine discusses how women are reluctant to leverage their strengths, and about finding a paradigm of leadership that works for women. With her extensive experience with working with minority groups, she talks about how navigating through a male model of leadership sometimes doesn’t fit. 


 
  
    

FEEL THE FEAR AND LEAD ANYWAY

Yasemin Ozeby, Business Development Manager, Australand

Yasemin talks about how the definition of a leader is not necessarily about managing others. She discusses her fear and how she embraced and accepted this as part of her Compass journey, to emerge an impressive woman with huge leadership capacity and ability to influence.



        

THE ART OF FLYING ABOVE THE RADAR

Kerrie Economou, Executive Assistant, Australand

Kerrie discusses bringing her unique strengths to the workplace, and learning to fly above the radar and developing courage to be herself through the Compass journey. Kerrie is an incredible EA, renowned in her organisation for her skills in supporting and leading her team.

      

LEARNING TO FEEL

Kirstin Bull, Long Distance Runner and Emergency and ICU Nurse, Epworth Hospital

Kirstin shares her Compass journey and the deep self-awareness it has provided, and how her high stress job and amazing achievements as a super marathon runner had allowed her to control her emotional responses in the past. She has learnt that she needs to know thyself first before becoming a good leader.

      

THE VALUE OF KNOWING YOUR VALUES

Sandra Whight, Manager - State Fire Management Council, Tasmania Fire Service

Sandra Whight on one of her most valuable lessons from Compass.

      

SEEING THE STRENGTH IN VULNERABILITY

Robyn Pearce, Director of Human Services, Tasmania Fire Service

Robyn Pearce on one of her most valuable lessons from Compass.

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