2019 | SYDNEY | 3 & 4 SEPTEMBER

NINTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON LEADERSHIP AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

 

PROGRAM

 
 
 

Scaling Leadership

Navigating Change In An Unpredictable World

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

DAY 1

  • 8-8.30am: Registration
  • 8.30am: Conference Open
  • 8.45-9.50am: Keynote:
    Dr Jason Fox. Into the Storm — Leadership and pioneering in paradox

The Industrial Age is long dead, and our Information Age is at dusk. As we stand at the cusp of a new Age, leaders must navigate new shifts in the dance: from hierarchies to networks, from centralised control to distributed authority, from robust planning to antifragile experimentation, and from profit-obsessed to purpose-driven entities. What are these new philosophies of leadership that will help navigate the storm and how do they manifest in real life?

  • 10-10.25am: Morning Tea Break
  • 10.30-11.15am: Case Study #1:
    Roche Pharmaceuticals. Catalyzing a leadership and culture change across 120+ countries.

Roche, a global healthcare organization, with over 92,000 employees has undertaken a dramatic approach to leadership development and culture change to ensure they focus on impact and deliver better outcomes for more patients, faster. Hear why the organisation has embarked on this transformation journey and what they have learned so far.

With Rachel Frizberg, Area Head Asia Pacific, Roche Pharmaceuticals & Christiane Schumacher, HR Director APAC, Roche Pharmaceuticals

  • 11.15-12.00pm: Panel Conversation #1:
    Leadership Development in organisations: How are organisations meeting the demands of the business through developing leaders?

Is the buzzword of transformation really relevant? How is business impact measured? Where does innovation and agility meet basic leadership fundamentals? What are the differences between a state only organisation, a national focused organisation and a MNC?

With Jane Keating,Managing Director, Finance & Data Compliance, Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC), David Bryant, Group General Manager, People and Culture, St Vincents Health Australia, Ainsley Barahona Santos, General Manager, HR Partnering, icare NSW and Vince Neville, General Manager-Distribution, Viva Energy.

  • 12-12.50pm: Lunch Break
  • 1-2pm: Breakout Sessions #1:

    • What the 'bleep' is Systemic Coaching? With Dr Paul Lawrence, Principal, Centre for Coaching in Organisations
    • Can you really transform an executive team culture? With Roderick Cross, Director START Consultants
    • Introduction to The Leadership Circle Framework. With Peter Shields, Leadership Circle Faculty, Executive Coach
    • Why agile leadership is needed to truly implement an agile culture in organisations. With Dr Munib Karavdic, Managing Director WAVE design and Conjoint Professor in Intrapreneurship, UNSW & Anthony Elliott, EGM Corporate Services, Open Universities Australia.

  • 2-2.15pm: Break
  • 2.15-3.15pm: Breakout Sessions #2:

    • Learning leadership through play! Holly Cole-Havens, FCG Associate & Executive Coach, Full Circle Group and Dr Pauline Lee, FCG Associate, Organisational Psychologist, Leargas
    • Introduction to The Leadership Circle. Peter Shields, Leadership Circle Faculty, Executive Coach
    • What the 'bleep' is systemic coaching? Dr Paul Lawrence, Principal, Centre for Coaching in Organisations
    • Deep dive into reading Leadership Circle profiles. With Steve Athey, Senior Partner, Full Circle Group & The Leadership Circle, Dr John Wood, Director, Leadership Solutions & Sarah Cornally, Systemic Leadership Consultant, Leadership Circle Faculty & Executive Coach.

  • 3.15-3.45pm: Afternoon Tea Break
  • 3.45-4.45pm: Panel Discussion #2:
    The relationship between the leader and their coach. What is in the space between the leader and their coach that enables dialogues that lead to insights and potential change?

When a leader is choosing a coach to work with the choice is predominantly based on chemistry. This non scientific but very human approach yields a range of outcomes. Some positive and some very neutral. But some relationships seems to get extraordinary results. Why is that? What are the dynamics that enable great outcomes? How it works and when does it not? What do the leader and their coach need to bring to the relationship to both get great outcomes?

In this moderated panel Gordon will interview leaders and their coaches to understand the relationship and the white space between them that enables the coaching relationship to work.

Chairperson Dr Gordon Spence, Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong. Guests Kerryn Velleman, Director Human Capital International (HCI) with Nicole Bartholomeusz, Deputy/Interim CEO for cohealth Roderick Cross, Director, START Consultants with Callan Battley, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, Mater Health Group, Janine Daniels, Principal Consultant and Head of Executive Coaching, Bendelta with Helen Williams, Director Rail Systems Development, Transport NSW.

  • 4.45-5pm: Dr Jason Fox wraps up the day.

Registration Information

 

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

DAY 2

  • 8.30am: Conference Open
  • 8.45-9.55am: Keynote:
    Steve Athey. Foundations of Tyranny: The dominant narrative identity - A developmental approach to the midlife challenges of selfhood and leadership.

One of the most challenging complexities leaders face is the complexity of the self. Following Steve’s highly regarded keynote at the 2018 conference, he returns to Australia to a further exploration of Narrative Identity and the Constricted Imagination.

This year Steve tackles another aspect of self-making through narrative, how our dominant identity story can become tyrannical in midlife—crushing diversity, limiting experimentation, and propagating an increasingly sterile monoculture of selfhood. These plateaus are primary obstacles to adaptive leadership. Steve Athey, Senior Partner, The Leadership Circle & Full Circle Group.

  • 10-10.30am: Break
  • 10.30-11.30am: Case Study #1:
    A Personal Leadership Journey – how a CEO successfully navigated complexity and transformed his leadership style.

Follow the career of an executive leader (and coach) across multiple executive leadership roles within a large-scale listed company environment. With Gary Carroll, CEO and Managing Director, G8 Education Limited and and Heather Linaker, Queensland State Director and Executive Coach & Mentor, Stephenson Mansell Group.

  • 11.30-12.40: Panel Conversation #3:
    Transformation practices to help leaders navigate the complexities they face.

Many articles are written about navigating complexities and transforming leaders to be able to meet higher demands. But what does this actually mean and how does this happen. Our panel share their experiences, insights, practices and go to resources in an open and wide ranging conversation. Keep your pens nearby to capture a raft of precious anecdotes and a bunch of wisdom.

With Mary Dwyer, Impact Solutions International, Steve Athey, Senior Partner, The Leadership Circle & Full Circle Group, Sarah Cornally, Systemic Leadership Consultant, Leadership Circle Faculty & Executive Coach and Mark Burrell, Vice President Consulting, Full Circle Group.

  • 12.45-1pm: Formal Close
  • 1-2pm: Lunch
  • 2-5pm: Workshops:


1. Systems Intelligence in Organisations: The interspace between increased complexity, slowing down to listen to the edges and harnessing the whole.

What if we could map our understanding of the elements of the system, and discover if any aspects were missing from our mental model? What if we could explore the relationship between the elements, and discover what had more potency in the mix? What if we could discover what was needed for various elements to have a better relationship with each other, so the system could be in flow, doing what it is designed to do? And why is quantum thinking essential in the face of ambiguity and complexity?

For any leader looking to see beyond the obvious this workshop is a must. Sarah has spent over three decades consulting to local and global organisations. In the last decade she has studied and taught extensively in the subjects of systemic dynamics, leadership development and conscious leadership. Bring an open mind to this session as it will undoubtedly be filled by the end!

Sarah Cornally, Sarah Cornally, Systemic Leadership Consultant; Leadership Circle Faculty & Executive Coach.


2. Creative Wisdom Masterclass: Unleashing the passion, responsibility and imagination of every team member in the organisation

Empowered, agile and shared leadership is rising to claim its rightful place in the sun these days, being especially recognised as key to navigating change. Anyone supporting this ethos needs a firm belief that everybody has passion, responsibility and imagination at their core. And they need methods that kindle such qualities and then fan the flames. This masterclass explores three such methods; ‘live’ case studies, circle conversations and self-organised collaboration. You’ll get a taste of the methods in action and discuss their numerous applications.

Brett Wood, Founder, Creative Wisdom.


3. How the Immunity to Change™ (ITC) process helps teams to become unstuck in organisations.

Teams are the main entities that architect, strategise and actually perform the work within organisations. When teams work well the whole organisation benefits. But often teams stall for no apparent reason with many negative implications. In this very interactive and dynamic workshop Dr. Pauline Lee and Padraig O’Sullivan will explore the Immunity to Change process by Kegan and Lahey and how it best applies to teams. The workshop will cover:

-What is ITC for Teams

-The methodology – a process for participants to practice with

-How we have integrated it into our team coaching practice

-Case Studies of teams with associated outcomes

Dr Pauline Lee, FCG Associate/Organisational Psychologist, Leargas & Padraig O'Sullivan, President, The Leadership Circle & Full Circle Group.


4. Why adult development is at the core of developing leaders to navigate their personal and professional complexities

What is adult development theory and how can leaders and coaches use the frameworks for optimal development? Understanding the foundation of adult development is the capacity to take a range of perspectives- typically referred to as 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th perspectives (and even 5th and 6th). In this interactive and content rich workshop Dr. John Wood will explore a range of adult development frameworks and what enhances movement through key stages for humans.

For leaders in the audience John will share a range of ideas to help reflection and self-development irrespective of what stage the leader is at.

For coaches and facilitators, John will outline stages of development of coach/facilitator and what this means for The Leadership Circle debriefing, ie how the coach can optimise their own being in order to optimise their Leadership Circle debrief sessions. He will also outline later stages of development and what this means for coaching and debriefing. This promises to be a very enlightening and information rich workshop.

Dr John Wood. Managing Director & Founder, Leadership Solutions Global.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

 
 
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KEYNOTES

KEYNOTE 1

'Into The Storm'- Leadership and pioneering in paradox

The Industrial Age is long dead, and our Information Age is at dusk. As we stand at the cusp of a new Age, leaders must navigate new shifts in the dance: from hierarchies to networks, from centralised control to distributed authority, from robust planning to antifragile experimentation, and from profit-obsessed to purpose-driven entities. What are these new philosophies of leadership that will help navigate the storm and how do they manifest in real life?

Dr Jason Fox

Dr Jason Fox is a bestselling author, leadership advisor & rogue wizard/philosopher. Specialising in Pioneering Leadership & Motivation Design. His clients include the senior leadership teams of Fortune 500 companies, and in 2016 he was named Keynote Speaker of the Year by Professional Speakers Australia. When not liberating the world from the delusion of progress, Jason partakes in extreme sports such as reading, sun avoidance and coffee snobbery. Read Jason's full Biography

KEYNOTE 2

Foundations of Tyranny: The dominant narrative identity — A developmental approach to the midlife challenges of selfhood and leadership

One of the most challenging complexities leaders face is the complexity of the self. Following Steve’s highly regarded keynote at our 2018 conference, he returns to Australia to a further exploration of Narrative Identity and the Constricted Imagination.

This year Steve tackles another aspect of self-making through narrative, how our dominant identity story can become tyrannical in midlife—crushing diversity, limiting experimentation, and propagating an increasingly sterile monoculture of selfhood. These plateaus are primary obstacles to adaptive leadership.

Steve Athey

Steve Athey is a Founding and Global Partner at The Leadership Circle and The Full Circle Group. For almost 30 years, Steve has brought a deep integrated approach to long-term development. Serving as a trusted advisor to senior executives and their teams as well as a mentor to leadership development practitioners worldwide, Steve works at the evolving edges of consciousness and capability – helping to maximise his client’s contributions and their personal experience of leadership. His clients include McDonald’s Corporation, Carlson Companies, Kaiser Permanente, Ameritech, GOJO Industries, American Express, DTE Energy, VF Corporation, Level (3), University of Denver, Trustmark, Hollister, CBC and the U.S. Navy.

Read Steve's full biography.

 

Breakout Sessions

 

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** Breakout Sessions do not need to be pre-selected

BREAKOUT SESSION 1

STREAM 1

What the 'bleep' is Systemic Coaching?

The emergence of the term ‘systemic coaching’ has accompanied a new level of focus on complexity. The term is often used as if it represents a single approach/set of ideas, whereas in fact it is being used to describe some very different approaches. There is a risk that the term becomes appropriated by a plethora of practitioners, many using the term to describe approaches that lack substance or grounding. Indeed, systemic coaching may become the new neuro-leadership, a good example of “pop-science band-wagoning” (Grant, 2015). In this session Paul will outline four quite different approaches to systems thinking and illustrate how each might show up in the behaviour and style of a coach. Paul will offer a critique of each approach, while at the same time arguing that each approach may have value at least as a metaphor. The series is aimed at ‘systemic’ coaches, leaders interested in becoming more ‘systemic’, and those inside organisations responsible for contracting leadership and coaching services. All in service of raising awareness around the whole concept of what it means to be ‘systemic’.

Dr Paul Lawrence

Principal, Centre for Coaching in Organisations

After completing a PhD in Psychology, Paul Lawrence embarked upon a corporate career with BP plc, leading teams and businesses in the UK, Spain, Portugal, Australia and Japan. Paul has been working as a coach and consultant since 2007, based in Sydney Australia, and has clocked over 3,000 coaching hours working with individuals, groups and teams. He is also a qualified coach supervisor, working with individuals and groups. Paul conducts research on a regular basis and has published more than dozen academic articles and book chapters. He has authored three books; Leading Change: How Successful Leaders Approach Change Management, Coaching in Three Dimensions: Meeting the Challenges of a Complex World and The Tao of Dialogue. Paul teaches coaching at the Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong and is the Regional Chair for the Association for Coaching (AC) in NSW/ACT. Read Paul's full Biography

STREAM 2

Can you really transform an executive team culture?

A case study on the impact of collective conscious leadership in complex times.

When transformation of an individual or team occurs, the coach or consultant can play the role of catalyst, partner or observer to something that is truly awesome and satisfying. Despite noble intent and professional practice it seems to be a rare event. So what is it that makes it happen when it does? And what can we do to make it less elusive?

In this interactive dialogue Roderick will explore the transformation of an executive leadership team under siege, suffering decreasing credibility, performance and results. He’ll explore the steps taken to rebuild trust, reshape the culture (in part using The Leadership Circle Culture Survey) and re-energise them to lead a transformation for sustainable performance. He’ll share what was learned and the results achieved over the 10 months of the program. We feel the learnings may be extremely useful to leaders in these complex times and to consultant coaches who partner with them on these journeys

Roderick Cross

Director, START Consultants

As Director and owner of START Consultants, Roderick draws on more than thirty years of clinical, professional and educational experience working with multinational commercial organisations and government across three continents. His consulting, facilitation and coaching to CEO’s and senior executive teams focuses on approaches that result in improved strategy, organisational culture, resilience & agility, adaptation & change, design thinking & innovation, team dynamics & performance, leadership & talent development and people engagement. The resulting effect is sustained transformation for individuals, teams and at the organisational level. He is an engaging facilitator and educator known for his natural drive, humour and passion.

Read Roderick's full biography

 

STREAM 3

Introduction to The Leadership Circle Framework

For anyone new to The Leadership Circle conference a chance to understand what all the fuss is about!

What are the underlying principles that underpin the Universal Model of Leadership ™? Why is The Leadership Circle different? How does it add value to leaders and organisations? What are the product versions available? And what is the mat we keep hearing about?

This is a very practical orientated and information packed session for organisational leaders and external consultants.

Peter Shields

Leadership Circle Faculty, Executive Coach

Peter Shields has practiced business coaching and transformational consulting since 2001 and supported the development of many leaders in a broad range of industries, including many of Australia’s top companies in Mining, Energy, IT, Banking, Legal, Media, Environment, Transport, Pharmaceutical, Advertising, Chemical and Manufacturing. He has coached hundreds of leaders around key business skills, strategic thinking, transformational change, performance improvement and the development of purpose and vision. Peter has been a Leadership Circle Faculty member for over 4 years, facilitating programs in Australia, Asia and the USA. He’s the perfect person to introduce you to The Leadership Circle framework, Assessment tools and Certifications. Read Peters full biography


STREAM 4

Why agile leadership is needed to truly implment an agile culture in organisations.

‘Agile’ has become a buzz word and risks becoming a fad. However there are many important links between agile leadership, agile mindsets, agile methodologies and agile business structures. This interview based session will explore the agile thinking needed by leaders in order to successfully implement agile methodologies in organisations.

Anthony Elliott

Executive General Manager, Corporate Services, Open Universities Australia Read Anthonys full biography

Dr Munib Karavdic

Managing Director WAVE Design and Conjoint Professor in Intrapreneurship, UNSW

Professor Karavdic is both an experienced practitioner and academic whose expertise spans intrapreneurship, innovation management, human centred design, customer-centric transformation, program implementation, strategy development, e-commerce and leadership effectiveness. Dr Karavdic is a conjoint professor of intrapreneurship at the MBA program at AGSM, UNSW. He is also a founder of WAVE Design, the consulting company with the focus to help established companies to use design to solve complex problems as part of their transformation mission and drive meaningful customer experiences. Read Dr Karavdic's full biography

 

BREAKOUT SESSION 2

STREAM 1

What the 'bleep' is Systemic Coaching?

The emergence of the term ‘systemic coaching’ has accompanied a new level of focus on complexity. The term is often used as if it represents a single approach/set of ideas, whereas in fact it is being used to describe some very different approaches. There is a risk that the term becomes appropriated by a plethora of practitioners, many using the term to describe approaches that lack substance or grounding. Indeed, systemic coaching may become the new neuro-leadership, a good example of “pop-science band-wagoning” (Grant, 2015). In this session Paul will outline four quite different approaches to systems thinking and illustrate how each might show up in the behaviour and style of a coach. Paul will offer a critique of each approach, while at the same time arguing that each approach may have value at least as a metaphor. The series is aimed at ‘systemic’ coaches, leaders interested in becoming more ‘systemic’, and those inside organisations responsible for contracting leadership and coaching services. All in service of raising awareness around the whole concept of what it means to be ‘systemic’.

Dr Paul Lawrence

Principal, Centre for Coaching in Organisations

After completing a PhD in Psychology, Paul Lawrence embarked upon a corporate career with BP plc, leading teams and businesses in the UK, Spain, Portugal, Australia and Japan. Paul has been working as a coach and consultant since 2007, based in Sydney Australia, and has clocked over 3,000 coaching hours working with individuals, groups and teams. He is also a qualified coach supervisor, working with individuals and groups. Paul conducts research on a regular basis and has published more than dozen academic articles and book chapters. He has authored three books; Leading Change: How Successful Leaders Approach Change Management, Coaching in Three Dimensions: Meeting the Challenges of a Complex World and The Tao of Dialogue. Paul teaches coaching at the Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong and is the Regional Chair for the Association for Coaching (AC) in NSW/ACT. Read Paul's full Biography

STREAM 2

Learning Leadership Through Play!

Leadership is a serious topic. There are over 100,000 books on Amazon alone with leadership in their title - that’s how serious the topic is!

But we as humans learn in many different ways. As social beings play and being playful increases our interactivity with other humans. From a learning point of view learning through fun and post event reflection has been a standard adult learning technique for decades. The emerging world of agile has embraced play as a serious technique to assist organisations to embrace Design thinking and product or service innovation. So how do we bring learning leadership through play into organisations and into our practises?

In this – bound to be fun - session, Dr Pauline Lee and Holly Cole Havens share evidence that supports this notion and outline a handful of ‘go to’ activities that never fail to produce insights and the odd smile. Bring your inner child to this session!

Holly Cole-Havens

Senior Leadership Consultant, Full Circle Group

Holly is an executive coach with over twenty years of corporate leadership and management experience gained from a range of industries including Management Consulting, Financial Services, and I.T. She has held leadership positions in the USA and the United Kingdom and worked in Europe and Asia primarily for large global organisations including Accenture and Deutsche Bank, but also for small privately held start-ups. Holly uses a vast “toolbox” of approaches including coaching, experiential activities, and other creative methodologies to work with leaders and organisations.

Read Holly's full biography

Dr Pauline Lee

Senior Leadership Consultant, Full Circle Group

Pauline Lee focuses on assisting senior leaders to develop change strategies that produce extraordinary business outcomes and transform organisational mindset and culture. Over the past 15 years, she has consulted to organisations such as Department of Defence, Department of Health, GM Holden, Shell, Novartis, Department of Treasury and Finance (Victoria), Department of Immigration and Border Protection, South East Water, JAS-ANZ and Clarendon Lawyers, amongst others. She also has held visiting lecturer positions, teaching Organisational Psychology, at the University of Melbourne and University College Dublin. Read Pauline's full biography

 

STREAM 3

Introduction to The Leadership Circle Framework

For anyone new to The Leadership Circle conference a chance to understand what all the fuss is about!

What are the underlying principles that underpin the Universal Model of Leadership ™? Why is TLC different? How does it add value to leaders and organisations? What are the product versions available? And what is the mat we keep hearing about?

This is a very practical orientated and information packed session for organisational leaders and external consultants.

Peter Shields

Leadership Circle Faculty, Executive Coach

Peter has been part of the Leadership Circle faculty for over 4 years. Having taught programs in Australia, USA and Asia, he is the perfect person to introduce you to The Leadership Circle Framework, Assessment Tools and Certification.

Read Peter's full biography

STREAM 4

Deep dive into reading Leadership Circle profiles

What are the deeper patterns and skills needed to masterfully interpret Leadership Circle profiles.

What are the patterns in numbers, between Reactive tendencies, in narrative descriptions and connected belief systems.

This is ideal for practitioners who have debriefed at least 30 profiles and want to now go deeper with their knowledge and develop mastery.

Steve Athey

Senior Partner, The Leadership Circle & Full Circle Group

Steve Athey is a Founding and Global Partner at The Leadership Circle and The Full Circle Group. For almost 30 years, Steve has served as a trusted advisor to senior executives and their teams as well as a mentor to leadership development practitioners worldwide. His clients include McDonald’s Corporation, Carlson Companies, Kaiser Permanente, Ameritech, GOJO Industries, American Express, DTE Energy, VF Corporation, Level (3), University of Denver, Trustmark, Hollister, CBC and the U.S. Navy.

Read Steve's full biography

Dr John Wood

Managing Director & Founder, Leadership Solutions Global

John is the founding director of Leadership Solutions Global. He has over 30 years consulting experience and has worked across many sectors throughout Australia and parts of Asia. A psychologist by training, John has a PhD in Management and it was during his research that he discovered the connection between stages of adult development and leadership effectiveness that laid a foundation for his work of the past 15 years.

He has been appointed to the international faculty of Pacific Integral’s ‘Generating Transformative Change’ (GTC) Program and the Leadership Institute of SA’s “Governor’s Leadership Foundation’ Program. He has also developed the innovative Beyond Intention and Mindful Leader Programs, which have been incorporated into leadership programs at the CSIRO, Bendigo Adelaide Bank, SA Water, Australian Unity, Aussie Home Loans, Education Department, Anglicare and others.

Read John's full biography

Sarah Cornally

Systemic Leadership Consultant, Leadership Circle Faculty & Executive Coach

Sarah Cornally has over 28 years consulting experience working at executive and board levels in the areas of leadership strategy and development, organisational change and issue resolution, effective system and group dynamics, and executive coaching and mentoring. She has consulted to and advised leaders from a wide range of organisations including AMP, APRA, AstraZeneca, CBA, the Dept of the Prime Minister & Cabinet, Coca Cola Amatil, George Weston Foods, IAG, KPMG, NSW Department of Human Services, Leightons Group, Macquarie Bank, Microsoft, NAB, PWC, QBE, Schering-Plough, Suncorp, and Woolworths.

Sarah leads certifications in the Asia Pacific region for the Leadership Circle Profile ™, is a member of the AICD faculty for the Board Ready program and advanced diploma, ‘Mastering the Boardroom’, and has trained internationally in systems dynamics in organisations.

Read Sarah's full biography





 
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** Workshops are included in registration. We require a workshop selection at the time of registration however you willl be able to change your selection any time prior, or on the day.

 
 

WORKSHOP 1

Systems intelligence in organisations: The interspace between increased complexity, slowing down to listen to the edges and harnessing the whole.

What if we could map our understanding of the elements of the system, and discover if any aspects were missing from our mental model?

What if we could explore the relationship between the elements, and discover what had more potency in the mix?

What if we could discover what was needed for various elements to have a better relationship with each other, so the system could be in flow, doing what it is designed to do?

And why is quantum thinking essential in the face of ambiguity and complexity?

For any leader looking to see beyond the obvious this workshop is a must. Sarah has spent over three decades consulting to local and global organisations. In the last decade she has studied and taught extensively in the subjects of systemic dynamics, leadership development and conscious leadership. Bring an open mind to this session as it will undoubtedly be filled by the end!

Sarah Cornally

Systemic Leadership Consultant, Leadership Circle Faculty

With over 30 years consulting experience at executive and board levels, Sarah has invested the last 10 years developing expertise in the multidimensional language of systems. Sarah is committed to enabling the potency of systemic intelligence to create greater capacity in today’s leaders, in order to respond insightfully and effectively to uncertainty and complexity for healthy thriving systems. Read Sarah's full biography







WORKSHOP 2

Creative Wisdom Masterclass: Unleashing the passion, responsibility and imagination of every team member in the organisation.

Empowered, agile and shared leadership is rising to claim its rightful place in the sun these days, being especially recognised as key to navigating change. Anyone supporting this ethos needs a firm belief that everybody has passion, responsibility and imagination at their core. And they need methods that kindle such qualities and then fan the flames. This masterclass explores two such methods; ‘live’ case studies and self-organised collaboration. You’ll get a taste of the methods in action and discuss their numerous applications.

Brett Wood

Founder, Creative Wisdom

Brett Robin Wood is in love with learning. His forté is delivering enlivening learning that combines arts-based methods and reflective practice to help people transfer learning into the contexts and systems they work within. During his early career he taught acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), followed by a leadership role at Actors Centre Australia which sparking his passion for the study of the practice of leadership. Leaving the world of the arts in 2015, he established his own company, Creative Wisdom.

Brett has consulted, designed and facilitated for front-line managers through to CEO & executive level. He's led one-off capability-building workshops through to long-term culture change and leadership development programs, working with organisations including Zurich, APRA, Uniting, ANZ, NAB, Lifehouse, Telstra and many more spanning health, oil & gas, finance, government, news media, pharma, legal, consumables and telcos. Read Brett full biography

 

WORKSHOP 3

How the Immunity to Change™ (ITC) process helps teams to get unstuck in organisations

Teams are the main form that architects, strategizes and actually does the work within organisations. When teams work well the whole organisation benefits. But often teams stall for no apparent reason with many negative implications. In this very interactive and dynamic workshop Dr. Pauline Lee and Padraig O’Sullivan will explore the Immunity to Change process by Kegan and Lahey and how it best applies to teams. The workshop will cover:

What is ITC for Teams The methodology – a process for participants to practice with How we have integrated it into our team coaching practice Case Studies of teams with associated outcomes

Dr Pauline Lee

Senior Leadership Consultant, Full Circle Group

Pauline Lee focuses on assisting senior leaders to develop change strategies that produce extraordinary business outcomes and transform organizational mindset and culture. Over the past 15 years, she has consulted to organisations such as Department of Defense, Department of Health, GM Holden, Shell, Novartis, Department of Treasury and Finance (Victoria), Department of Immigration and Border Protection, South East Water, JAS-ANZ and Clarendon Lawyers, amongst others. She also has held visiting lecturer positions, teaching Organisational Psychology, at the University of Melbourne and University College Dublin. Read Pauline's full biography

Padraig O'Sullivan

President Leadership Circle & Full Circle Group Asia Pacific

Padraig’s reputation as a leading international business coach has been established with over 12 years leadership and coaching experience encompassing Australia, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. He works with CEOs, Managing Directors, Regional Heads and High Performing Leadership Teams. He is labeled “one of Asia’s top leadership experts” and is author of the series of International books “Foreigner In Charge: Success strategies for expat leaders”. Padraig is also the co-author of “Leadership: Helping Others to Succeed” and contributor to “Leadership Team Coaching: Developing Collective Transformational Leadership” by Peter Hawkins. He is an Honorary Fellow at Sydney Business School and lectures on Innovation and High Performing Teams in the Masters of Business Coaching program.
Read Padraig's full biography









WORKSHOP 4

Why adult development is at the core of developing leaders to navigate their personal and professional complexities

What is adult development theory and how can leaders and coaches use the frameworks for optimal development? Understanding the foundation of adult development is capacity to take a range of perspectives- typically referred to as 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th perspectives (and even 5th and 6th). In this interactive and content rich workshop Dr. John Wood will explore a range of adult development frameworks and what enhances movement through key stages for humans.

For leaders in the audience John will share a range of ideas to help reflection and self-development irrespective of what stage the leader is at.

For coaches and facilitators, John will outline stage of development of coach/facilitator and what this means for TLC debriefing, ie how the coach can optimise their own being in order to optimise their Leadership Circle debrief sessions. He will also outline later stages of development and what this means for coaching and debriefing. This promises to be a very enlightening and information rich workshop.

John Wood

Managing Director & Founder, Leadership Solutions Global

John is the founding director of Leadership Solutions Global. He has over 30 years consulting experience including director roles of a large consulting firm and 24 years in his own business. He has worked throughout Australia and parts of Asia and across many sectors. He has a passion for enhancing the consciousness of leaders so that they are better able to serve their communities and challenges.

A psychologist by training, John has extensive experience in 360-degree assessment, feedback, coaching and the design and facilitation of leadership development programs. He also has extensive experience with culture assessment and culture change programs, team building, and talent development.

John has a PhD in Management researching the qualities of successful CEOs as seen by self and others. It was during his research that he discovered the connection between stages of adult development and leadership effectiveness and for the past 15 years has applied these models to enhance the conscious practice of leadership, and to design transformational experiences for leaders in particular the power of understanding perspective taking and integrative thinking.

Read John's full biography