Managing Director, affectus – Norong VIC
In this episode we welcome Jill Briggs – Managing Director at affectus – a high-energy, positive facilitator with experience at many levels including community, business, and government.
Jill has a Master of Management (Leadership), a Graduate Diploma in Adult Learning, and is a graduate of the Advanced Women in Leadership Program.
Jill has been assisting people to develop skills for the future through leadership and personal capacity programs for over 15 years. She is most happy when working with groups of people who wish to chart a future course. She is a high-energy, positive facilitator with experience at many levels including community, business, and government.
Jill develops a strong structure to all programs that she manages and facilitates with clear outcomes and purpose generated at the commencement of all activities. Her enthusiasm for seeing people increase their personal capacity permeates all the programs she has facilitated during her highly successful career.
Jill is a caring communicator and a thoughtful negotiator. Over the years, Jill has received personal feedback and typical key descriptors including inspirational, powerful, networker, motivator, and fun. People who have participated in activities managed and facilitated by Jill regularly acknowledge that the event is successful due to her drive and strong work ethic and her communication and knowledge-sharing ability.
Jill’s top well-being tips:
- Think about connecting to your values, your passions, your gifts, and a need. Think about the leadership space, or the place, that you want to change in the world.
- Consider your circle of control. What can I control to help me be as well as I can be? And when you’ve got that right, you can move into your circle of influence in helping other people.
- Carve out chill time – clear calendars when you’ve got a big week of stuff happening and find some downtime.
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Cynthia is a facilitator, coach, mentor, speaker and author with a passion for personal disruption, neuroscience, positive psychology, courageous conversations, human performance and well-being. Her mantra (taken from the latest neuroscience research) is that “Happier people are higher performing,” and she strives to help leaders and teams achieve this in the workplace
Cynthia is passionate about working with people to develop their life and leadership skills and to increase diversity and participation in decision-making in industry, government and the community. She’s a strong believer in bringing people together to identify issues, exchange ideas and develop solutions that work for them, their business or organisation, their family and community.
Louise Thomson is a confident, courageous, and enthusiastic women who contributes her experience and wisdom to those who aspire to be better leaders. With three decades in leadership positions within corporate Australia, NFPs, and her own Leadership Development Practice, Louise has experienced most situations faced by leaders.
She was once described as an outstanding ‘blank canvas’ facilitator; enabling groups to learn from each other while providing dedicated support and expertise in leadership development. Louise also mentors’ future business leaders, hosts several leadership programs and enjoys the larger audience to present her ideas about how to make leadership easy.