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What are your words to live by in 2015?

As we’re getting into the swing of 2015, I must confess I’ve been feeling a bit stuck. Usually each year I identify a theme that underpins how I want to approach the year – it usually pops out quite easily. … Continue reading

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Are you better than you think you are?

“I’m really bad at public speaking”; “I’m warning you, I’m going to be absolutely terrible”; “I just don’t think I can do this”; “Public speaking’s  just not something I’m good at”; “I’m fine talking one on one but the minute … Continue reading

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Driving Your Life – our new program! Enrolments open now!

Driving Your Life  This milestone event is all about you! It’s for people like you who want to connect with their passions and purpose, set their own direction, focus on what’s really important in life and take action for their … Continue reading

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Opportunities to apply for a dairy scholarship for the 2014 Australian Rural Leadership Program!

An article about opportunities for dairy farmers to apply for a scholarship for the Australian Rural Leadership Program – this article features Lisa Dwyer, a terrific dairyfarmer who is a participant in one of the programs we facilitate – the … Continue reading

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Leadership Learnings from the Igniting Leadership Program

One of our favourite programs to facilitate is Leadership Victoria’s Igniting Leadership program. Its a five day program for emerging leaders in the government, corporate and not-for-profit sectors. The program is a dynamic mix of seminars, scenario-based learning, guest speakers, … Continue reading

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Social Media and Leadership Behaviour

“So it is that a medium which prides itself on having its members ‘join the conversation’ has rapidly turned into a modern day Colosseum.” Article by Clementine Ford about Twitter for The Drum (“Tweeting in the age of condemnation”, 25/02/13). … Continue reading

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Who Gives a Twit About Twitter? We do! Free, one hour webinar we presented on Twitter basics….

We recently presented a free, one hour webinar called ‘Who Gives A Twit About Twitter’ for the Australasia Pacific Extension Network (APEN). To view the webinar, just click on the link below: Who Gives A Twit About Twitter – free, … Continue reading

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Igniting Leadership Program Blog by participant Susanna Young

One of the programs Cynthia is very proud to facilitate is Leadership Victoria’s Igniting Leadership Program. We wanted to share some of the participant feedback and provide some insight into how the program impacts on them…..and what better way to … Continue reading

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Young vegetable industry leader celebrates award win!

It was wonderful to see Tim Walker, graduate of the 2011 Growing Leaders Program that I co-facilitate with Jill Briggs (from Rural Training Initiatives), be recognised by the Australian Vegetable Industry when he received the Rising Star of the Year … Continue reading

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The issues around leading on-line

Wow-what a fantastic session today at Leadership Victoria’s ‘Leading On-line’ Masterclass. Some mind-bending discussions that have my brain buzzing. How do we facilitate a more deliberative space rather than be reactionary? Crisitunity, resiliance, courage, social media as a tool not … Continue reading

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