It’s likely that over the course of our careers, each of us has experienced a person who uses their fancy title to call the shots, but who we wouldn’t really consider to be a great leader. Equally, it’s likely we’ve worked with someone who holds no leadership title, but who still manages to galvanise, motivate, and drive a team to achieve great outcomes. Why? Because being a great leader has little to do with your title, and everything to do with the things you practice every day to influence the people around you.
Whether you hold a leadership role or not, demonstrating good leadership skills is essential to building strong relationships, increasing team engagement, and boosting productivity in your team and organisation. During this session Organisational Development Consultant, Jennifer Witheriff, will explore the qualities and behaviours that lend themselves to authentic leadership, with some practical takeaways you can begin implementing as soon as you get back to work.
We will also be launching and opening applications to our UQ Business School Scholarships. We are very fortunate to have some exceptional opportunities available to our members. The scholarships we have on offer include:
ABOUT JENNIFER WITHERIFF
Jennifer Witheriff is the Director of GJR, a boutique consulting group based in Brisbane that specialises in business development, HR consulting, leadership development, executive coaching, training and facilitation. Her decades of experience in leadership development and coaching have equipped her with the knowledge and confidence to work with leaders at all levels. She offers deep insights about complex dynamics and is genuinely involved in supporting leaders to transform. Her areas of interest include adaptive leadership, influencing styles and change. Jen has worked with CEOs, Executives, Senior Managers, and emerging leaders in Government and in entrepreneurial firms to grow their leadership. She is particularly interested in women’s leadership development and is currently the co-facilitator of the highly successful University of Queensland Career Progression for Women program. Jen regularly facilitates leadership development programs on behalf of UQ Business School Executive Education, and is in demand both in Australia and internationally.
Please note: this event is open to all, members, non members, women and men.
Member ticket is $85.00, if you have a WIS membership, please login below to purchase at the member rates.