What Leaders Know - The Podcast

Presented by Penny, this podcast takes you into the lived experience of accomplished leaders. Sit in on conversations with leaders who share their drivers, aspirations, challenges and insights. No matter where you are on your leadership career journey, this is the podcast for you.

Ariane Beeston
With guest
Ariane Beeston
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EPISODE
6
October 18, 2020
Are you interested in leadership in the area of Mental Health? Do you wonder how you can channel your passion for mental health to lead and influence better outcomes in the community? Perinatal Mental Health disorders are a highly prevalent, but little understood area of Mental Health.
Robert van Barneveld
With guest
Robert van Barneveld
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1
EPISODE
5
October 12, 2020
Professor Robert van Barneveld takes us on a journey that opens us up to the business value-add of having diverse brains on leadership and decision-making teams. Rob speaks about the power diverse brains contribute to leadership. Rob claims we overlook the advantages to business that accrue from the inclusion of people with science and STEM skills at the leadership table. They bring a diverse lens, and the capacity to facilitate analytical discourse, grounded in data, to the decision-making process.
Mary Williams
With guest
Mary Williams
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1
EPISODE
4
October 5, 2020
Mary shares pragmatic and empathic insights into leading a mental health hospital delivering high quality services to people when they are most vulnerable. And….she puts heaps of myths to bed around Postnatal Depression.
Kelvin Spiller
With guest
Kelvin Spiller
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1
EPISODE
3
September 28, 2020
Kelvin makes no bones about the fact that people aiming for C-Suite roles must do so with intent. Otherwise, you won’t get to first base. He shares his lived experience, expertise and insights into preparing for successful entry into this level of leadership. Kelvin shares his frameworks for success, and leaves listeners with takeaways for each milestone of their journey to leadership.
Emma Thomas
With guest
Emma Thomas
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1
EPISODE
2
September 28, 2020
How does a STEM girl become the CEO of the Sunshine Coast City Council, a Region with an economy of $18.5b? This episode introduces us to a little girl who, back in the day, breathlessly watched all the Space Shuttle launches with her Dad. Emma’s first job was with the Royal Australian Air Force as an Aeronautical Engineer – she had gained her pilot’s licence while still at school. In our conversation, Emma shares the significant career pivots she has made in her leadership career, and she leaves great takeaways for listeners on leadership journeys.
John Cawcutt
With guest
John Cawcutt
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1
EPISODE
1
September 28, 2020
What makes a successful international disaster recovery leader? Today's guest, John Cawcutt, Assistant Commissioner, Queensland Fire & Emergency Services shares his insights from a vast experience in international disaster recovery events. John shares leadership stories that reveal why he says that leading in this space is all about being comfortable with ambiguity. John takes us on a journey that opens up the unique leadership demands of leading in international disaster recovery. There are takeaways here for anyone on a leadership journey, and particularly those looking to pivot into emergency services and disaster recovery.
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