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Episode 1: Anna Marsden

Leadership for purpose - Anna Marsden dives into navigating lightning strike moments in leadership, quietening our inner critic, and embracing dual psychology to thrive in the new normal of business. 
 

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Episode 2: Julie Drago

Relationship based leadership - Julie Drago builds on the value of relationships, how to be seen and heard in a male-dominated industry, and the importance of being involved at an industry level.

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Episode 3: Caitlin Figueiredo

The importance of emerging leadership - The inspirational Caitlin Figueiredo shares the key to shaping our democracy, the power of the collective and her magical moment with Meghan, yes, Duchess of Sussex, that will inspire us all.

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Episode 4: Louise Adams

The power of visibility for leading in a new era - Louise Adams shares how authentic and collaborative leaders create a followership, and the power of visibility for leading in a new era.
 

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Episode 5: Mary Hamilton

Embracing transitions and tenacity in leadership - Mary Hamilton shares her unique leadership path with stories of tenacity, sideways transitions and embracing mistakes to find your place in leadership.

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Episode 6: Sian Lewis

Career sequencing, the power of transferable skills and making brave calls - Sian Lewis shares insights into the opportunities of career sequencing, the power of transferable skills, making brave calls and backing your decisions.

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Episode 7: Priscilla Rogers

Smashing stereotypes, thriving in risk and infusing empathy into creating real-life solutions - Priscilla Rogers combines the excitement of delivering vital solutions, the challenges of navigating career junctures, and the tactics to thrive in high risk and high stakes environments.

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Episode 8: Tanya Denning-Orman

Blending culture and leadership - Tanya Denning-Orman on the importance of bringing your whole self to work and how respect, inclusion and a focus on the legacy we’re leaving should factor into every decision we make. 
 

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Episode 9: Shadé Zahrai

Shifting the focus on women's leadership - Shadé Zahrai shares her experience and research on imposter syndrome, women's tendency to focus on the gaps and what's possible when we play to our strengths.

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About the series

Together we can shift business leadership from aspirational to actionable. We know diversity in leadership doesn’t just make sense, it strengthens overall business performance and drives economic growth. When we activate leadership for women, we redefine our business landscape. 

Join Shadé Zahrai, Award-Winning Business Woman and Leadership Expert as she reaches beyond ‘business as usual’ to unearth the human stories and rich, relatable experiences of women leading business across the country. Access the practical tips, actionable frameworks and stories of smart risk-taking to ignite your leadership.

Whether you’re a business leader, emerging leader, or passionate about supporting leaders to redefine the business landscape, this podcast is for you.

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Guests featured in the podcast are speaking from their personal experiences only. As this advice has been prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs, you should, before acting on the advice consider its appropriateness to your circumstances.