People think that a collaborative team is being a yes person, never disagreeing, and singing kumbaya in a circle. 

But actually, leading a collaborative team takes some hard decisions.

This is what we talked about with Kelly O’Shanassy, CEO of the Australian Conservation Foundation on our Leading Generous Teams podcast this week.

We discussed how she fuels herself and her team/ to make the hard decisions and stay focussed on the goals that matter.

Kelly is experienced in executive roles in business, government and the community sector. In her career, Kelly has led the charge to boost clean energy, save water and protect Australia’s rivers, reefs, forests and wildlife. She believes strongly in building people power and unusual partnerships to advocate for a better future.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How Kelly fuels and engages her team, even during change

  • How to release the excess adrenaline that comes with for purpose roles

  • Insights into techniques for resetting + recharging leadership

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