Visionary executives create energy by pulling the future forward and forging their own pathway to the future. Continuing our Black Swan series of livestream events, Maximus Directors Mark Sowden and James Keeler are joined by Charmaine England, Managing Director Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health ANZ, and, Chris Sullivan, Former Executive Group Director, Coca-Cola Amatil to the discuss the opportunity to refocus and mobilise energy across an organisation by connecting people with an enhanced purpose. A must as we continue an uncertain and asynchronous re-entry across the country.
November 2020– Livestream
Leading From the Edge: Redefining Purpose and Conviction
Purpose is the north star, the anchor, the stabiliser in a crisis that helps us confidently steer in new directions. Purpose connects us deeply to one another and something greater than ourselves. We believe that purpose is just the beginning. True leadership is measured in impact, and impact requires conviction. John Chambers (Exec GM Future Business and Technology at AGL Energy), and Tiffanie Ireland (Director of Two Point Co. Indigenous Engagement Consultancy), two extraordinary leaders who have overcome enormous challenges to live and breathe their purpose daily and transform their organisations and the world around them, join Maximus Directors James Keeler and Katherine Boiciuc for a fascinating exploration of purposeful leadership.
The Road to Strategic Alignment: Creating Line of Sight
Reaching strategic goals isn’t negotiable. It’s the reason for stakeholders and executives’ very being. It’s what business is all about. Yet according a recent study, just 53 percent of executives characterise their companies’ strategies as emphasising the creation of relative advantage over competitors; the rest say their strategies are better described as matching industry best practices and delivering operational imperatives1. In other words, just playing along.
Pursuing the Unreasonable
Founding Maximus was Vanessa Gavan’s ‘unreasonable ambition’. Two decades on, she shares some of the wisdom she’s uncovered in herself and others as she and her team have helped leaders to discover their own purpose – and act on it.