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The Current Approach to Leadership Development is Failing Australia: Special Event Series

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We are pleased to offer a series of events on the future of Leadership Development in Australia. Our research shows the current approach lacks connection to strategy with too much emphasis on the executive level.

Our 10 favourite TED Talks

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At Maximus, we love TED Talks. They spark our thinking around a variety of subjects from sales training and leadership development, to neurology and organisational psychology. Here are the top 10 TED Talks that we use to stimulate our thinking and inspire others.

Top 3 resources on the rapidly changing business environment

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The idea of change has long rested in the minds of corporate executives as the market landscape becomes increasingly complicated. The lines between industries are becoming blurred and traditional business models are almost constantly being challenged.

Leadership consulting and my European experience

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Being a great consultant means creating meaningful relationships that last. Strong network ties and client engagement creates clients for life that not only create more opportunities for billable work, but also opens doors for exciting consulting opportunities.

Understanding the importance of emotional intelligence

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Growing research over the past 15 years suggests that another key ingredient distinguishes good leaders from great leaders – Emotional Intelligence or EI. Having a good understanding of others’ EI will help you to attract, retain and grow a robust leadership pipeline.

Success and survival — it’s all in the mind

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There are many stories of individuals who have overcome unbelievable odds, and through inner-strength, have pulled themselves to safety. But why? What makes these people different? Does this ability to survive translate into the business world?

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