Leadership

Episode 5: VAHS’ Michael Graham on maintaining connections and taking a break

Welcome to the next episode of Leading Generous Teams, where we’ll be chatting with leaders about how they’re supporting their teams through the difficulties of COVID-19 and where they are finding their own support. Today we talk to Michael Graham, the CEO of Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (VAHS) As a heads up this episode includes a mentioned of self-harm, suicide and drug use. Please see the numbers below if you need immediate support. In this episode: Michael generously shares what he is doing to support his own mental health, mindset + resilience Michael shares how this is extended [...]

By |2020-09-29T08:08:38+10:00September 28th, 2020|Change Management, Leadership, Mindset Tools, Podcast, Productivity, Resilience|

EXPERT INSIGHT: Myths About “Finding Your Purpose” + What to Try Instead

In our fourth bonus episode, host Clare Desira, expands on opportunities for generous leaders to proactively build their own resilience, well being and mental health and extend this to their teams. In this episode, Clare shares: A common myth about "finding our purpose" A personal story about finding purpose during challenging times An easy framework + reflection questions for bringing more purpose into your work and life Never miss an episode Listen and subscribe to the Leading Generous Teams podcast on your favourite app so that you never [...]

Episode 4: Oz Harvest’s Ronni Kahn on Unsaid Power of Permission in Leadership

Welcome to another interview from Leading Generous Teams, where we’ll be chatting with leaders about how they’re supporting their teams through the difficulties of COVID-19 and where they are finding their own support. Today we talk to Ronni Kahn, accidental activist and CEO of food rescue charity Oz Harvest. In this episode: Ronni generously shares what she is doing to support her own mental health, mindset + resilience Ronni shares how this is extended to her team at Oz Harvest Host, Clare Desira, expands on one of Ronni's most important tips Clare leaves you with practical [...]

By |2020-09-22T07:57:28+10:00September 22nd, 2020|Change Management, Leadership, Mindset, Podcast, Resilience, Resilient Teams|

Expert Insight: Three Questions to Get You Off The Busy Treadmill

In our third bonus episode, host Clare Desira, expands on opportunities for generous leaders to proactively build their own resilience, well being and mental health and extend this to their teams. In this episode, Clare shares: A common behaviour loop for change A personal story about pandemic change Three reflection questions to support you when you're next stuck on a treadmill of "busy-ness" or fear Clare leaves you with three questions to try yourself and with your teams. Never miss an episode Listen and subscribe to the [...]

By |2020-09-22T07:43:39+10:00September 22nd, 2020|Leadership, Mindset, Podcast, Productivity, Resilience, Resilient Teams|

Episode 3: OCA’s Jane Hill Showing Us What Positive Leadership Really Looks Like

Welcome to another interview from Leading Generous Teams, where we’ll be chatting with leaders about how they’re supporting their teams through the difficulties of COVID-19 and where they are finding their own support. Today we talk to Jane Hill, CEO of Ovarian Cancer Australia (OCA). In this episode: Jane generously shares what she is doing to support her own mental health, mindset + resilience Jane shares how this is extended to her team at OCA Host, Clare Desira, expands on one of Jane’s most important tips Clare leaves you with a practical tips to try yourself [...]

By |2020-09-20T17:54:47+10:00September 14th, 2020|Leadership, Podcast, Resilient Teams|

EXPERT INSIGHT: Three Ways to Disrupt Modern Day Stress

In our second bonus episode, host Clare Desira expands on opportunities for generous leaders to proactively build their own resilience, wellbeing and mental health and extend this to their teams. In this episode, Clare shares: Our most common coping mechanisms for stress A personal story about standing at the stress crossroads Her belief that positive thinking is boring and what to try instead (helpful, encouraging and productive thinking) Three practical takeaways to help you and your team next time stress strikes Transcript Expert Insight - Three Ways to Disrupt Modern [...]

By |2020-09-15T09:36:30+10:00September 10th, 2020|Leadership, Podcast, Resilient Teams|

Episode 2: CATA’s Caroline Liuzzi on Shifted Mindsets and Iso Moments

Welcome to another interview from Leading Generous Teams, where we’ll be chatting with leaders about how they’re supporting their teams through the difficulties of COVID-19 and where they are finding their own support. Today we talk to Caroline Liuzzi, CEO of Creative Art Therapy Australia (CATA). In this episode: Caroline generously shares what she is doing to support her own mental health, mindset + resilience Caroline shares how this is extended to her team at CATA Host, Clare Desira, expands on one of Caroline’s most important tips Clare leaves you with three practical tips to try [...]

By |2020-09-08T09:16:29+10:00September 7th, 2020|Leadership, Podcast, Resilient Teams|

EXPERT INSIGHT: An Opportunity To Actively Build Mental Health

In our first bonus episode of Leading Generous Teams, host Clare Desira expands on opportunities for generous leaders to proactively build their own resilience, wellbeing and mental health and extend this to their teams. In this episode, Clare shares: Questions to help us understand and challenge our picture of mental health An overview of the mental health spectrum or continuum Reasons leaders may seek mental health proactively Five practical takeaways you can start implementing today Never miss an episode Listen and subscribe to the Leading Generous Teams [...]

By |2020-09-24T12:27:33+10:00September 1st, 2020|Leadership, Podcast, Resilient Teams|

Stressed? Tricky Stakeholder? Try this…

Picture this. It was make or break. It was the evening before one of the biggest opportunities for Top Five. I was going to be front and centre at the Employer Of Choice Breakfast with the 80 best employers of their industry. Not only that, but the state government was also endorsing my work as ‘an organisation that can truly build supportive, productive and mentally healthy workplaces’  plus one of clients was going to be sharing how our work supported them through a tricky merge. An opportunity like this is the stuff dreams are made of. So, I arrived at the hotel with [...]

This Guy’s Career Was About To Be Over

I felt sorry for the reporter who in the midst of the Corona news accidentally threw in an old update. The Corona chaos had caught him out in a public way. The other news stations would have a field day and he’d probably become a meme for this mistake. The breaking news… Tom Hanks has Corona virus.  I’d heard it five days before. And then I realised.  I should be the meme. A meme of someone pushing refresh on their screen as they were desperately seeking an update. It was fresh news from that day. I’d fallen into the news treadmill and felt [...]

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