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.