Professior Michael Milford, Chief Investigator at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision at QUT, shares with Kate his thoughts and predictions about what everyday life could look like in the near future with the onward march of technologies around robotics, automation and artificial intelligence. He also shares a strategy for using a bot to replace the romance of choosing an engagement ring!
The National Disability Insurance Scheme has transformed the business landscape for the disability sector, requiring organisations to develop leaders who are agile, innovative and commercially savvy. However, non-profit and ‘for benefit’ provider organisations often struggle to make the business case for investment in leader development, as this can be seen as being at the expense of frontline delivery. That can be a risk to organisational vision and mission, as James Shepard pointed out in the Stanford Social Innovation Review article, Leadership Development: Five Things All Non-profits Should Know. Read more
Sean Druitt is the Studio Manager of QUT’s The Cube, one of the world’s largest digital interactive learning and display spaces, dedicated to engaging young and old in the wonder of STEM. Sean talks to Kate about the team behind the Cube, digital art and Fruit Ninja.
Author and executive coach Susan Goldsworthy brings insights into high performance from her background as an elite athlete and corporate communication manager. She talks with Kate about ideas from he co-authored book, ‘Care to Dare Unleashing astonishing potential through secure base leadership.’
In 2017, the Public Sector Management Program or PSMP as it is known celebrates it’s 25 year birthday. As an institution of Public Sector middle management training and professional development, the program prepares and upskills managers for personal and career success in the public sector and non-government organisational context. John Currie has been facilitating the program for 25 years and shares his knowledge, wisdom and experiences with us today to give us an insight into the history and future of the program.
This is Part 2 of our interview with John Currie. Read more
Best selling author Meg Wheatley speaks to Kate about how leaders need to create islands of sanity in complex times.
Our 2017 Women on the Move event was held on August 1st with around 90 women from a range of business, government and university environments.
We tackled the complex theme of Emotional Resilience and Positive Leadership highlighting the dilemma of women leaders who may be seen as ’too bossy, too emotional or too nice!!