The past few years have seen the rise of social movements, with their pace, traction and impact indicating that traditional constructs of power, leadership and authority are no longer durable: leadership and authority as a concept have been decoupled. For many organisations this shift in power dynamics has led to a conundrum, and as we move into the new normal with new opportunities and new operating models, democratised leadership will be critical to thrive in this new world.
Maximus Directors Brent Duffy and Mark Sowden talk to the criticality of democratised leadership to survive in the new world, the systems which enable it, and how to set these up within your organisation.
Listen to an audio recording of our livestream & view the accompanying presentation:
July 2020– Livestream
Black Swan: Lessons in Leadership
Commencing our Black Swan series of events, Maximus Managing Directors discuss the criticality of purpose, conviction and culture as we navigate asynchronous re-entry across the country. Joined by guest speakers Alva Devoy, Managing Director at Fidelity Australia, Ben Pollack, CEO Urbis, and Amy Brown, Deputy Secretary, Strategy & Delivery for Department of Premier and Cabinet (NSW), our livestream lifts the hood of organisations, bringing truths and insight from the real world.
October 2021– Livestream
The Expedition: Part 1
Expand your horizons, gain strategic foresight, and learn vicariously through direct exposure to the world’s sharpest minds. Maximus Directors Vanessa Gavan and James Keeler are joined by Chemi Peres, one of Israel’s foremost venture capital and innovation pioneers with a portfolio of some 230 global hi-tech companies in our first taster session of The Expedition. As the son of the late Israeli President and Nobel Peace Laureate, Shimon Peres, Chemi is an integral part of the thriving Israeli innovation scene and a key player on the global entrepreneurial stage.
Social Leadership Learning: Effecting Behaviour Change, at Scale
After decades of leadership development modelled on higher education, frustrated executives and HR professionals are seeking a new way forward. Maximus has been working with leading Australian organisations on a new, innovative approach to compliment the current model: social leadership learning.