24 episodes

Leadership takes courage and resilience. Host and founder of Future Women, Helen McCabe shares insights from some of the most influential women on the sometimes complex challenges faced by women on the path to senior leadership. Leadership thought-leaders will inform and at times challenge your thinking on what it means to be leader and advise you on how to build respect and loyalty from your team members. Future Women is a club for women to connect, learn and lead. To find out more go to futurewomen.com

Future Women Leadership Series PodcastOne Australia

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 102 Ratings

Leadership takes courage and resilience. Host and founder of Future Women, Helen McCabe shares insights from some of the most influential women on the sometimes complex challenges faced by women on the path to senior leadership. Leadership thought-leaders will inform and at times challenge your thinking on what it means to be leader and advise you on how to build respect and loyalty from your team members. Future Women is a club for women to connect, learn and lead. To find out more go to futurewomen.com

    Finding your voice as a leader

    Finding your voice as a leader

    Very few women have made it in the male-dominated world of newspaper editing in Australia like Lisa Davies, editor of the Sydney Morning Herald. Lisa shares with host Helen McCabe how she handles imposter syndrome, managing the stress of publishing a daily newspaper and transitioning from working in a newsroom to leading a team of complex personalities.

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    • 31 min
    The value of collaboration in leadership

    The value of collaboration in leadership

    Arabella Burge is a master collaborator. She has successfully pivoted from the Director of Communications for PBL Media in Australia and London to CEO of the Gidget Foundation, a charity dedicated to dealing with perinatal depression. Arabella speaks with host Helen McCabe about using her corporate leadership experience for the greater good, leading with empathy and harnessing her persuasiveness to help young families around the country.

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    • 32 min
    The power of being an empathetic leader

    The power of being an empathetic leader

    Minister Bronnie Taylor has been told she is "too nice" for politics but she believes empathetic leaders are powerful leaders. Bronnie is the NSW Minister for Mental Health, Regional Youth and Women and worked as a registered nurse for 20 years before entering politics. Bronnie shares with Helen McCabe the importance of empathy in leadership, respecting opposing views and why country women are good leaders.

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    • 39 min
    Being taken seriously as a leader

    Being taken seriously as a leader

    Jamila Rizvi is a leading feminist voice of her generation. She is a bestselling author, one of the youngest chiefs of staff to a cabinet minister and Future Women's Chief Creative Officer. Jamila opens up to host Helen McCabe about being taken seriously as a young woman in parliament, forcing herself out of her comfort zone to become a stronger leader and not letting a brain tumour get in the way of her career ambitions.

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    • 49 min
    Behind every great leader is a great executive coach

    Behind every great leader is a great executive coach

    Meredith Hellicar is already the guiding force for many of Australia’s top performing executives and strives to build future CEOs, directors and C-suite executives. Now the Executive Chairman at Merryck & Co, Meredith’s extensive senior executive career, including several Managing Director and CEO roles with global companies, her success and experiences have led to her become one of the most sought after Executive Coaches in Australia. Meredith shares with host Helen McCabe the biggest mistakes that she sees leaders consistently make, tips on how to assess where your time is best spent as a leader and why those who aspire to leadership positions should be more vocal about their career ambitions.

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    • 39 min
    Being pragmatic about your passion

    Being pragmatic about your passion

    Siobhan McKenna is one of Australia’s leading businesspeople, but when she was growing up, she wanted to become a writer. Siobhan made the decision to pursue business over writing, but not wanting to abandon her passion entirely, she spent ten years writing her debut novel alongside her successful career as a director of some of Australia's largest companies. Siobhan speaks with host Helen McCabe about making pragmatic career decisions, being true to herself and creating an identity for herself outside of work.

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    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
102 Ratings

102 Ratings

Take a page from my book ,

Nicole Sheffield - leading through change

Nicole Sheffield was so candid, so engaging and I was able to relate. Very skilful interview too, Helen, as you directed Nicole on the subject matter, and Nicole perceptively responded and delivered so much. Thank you.

batgirlskiiernumberfive ,

So Informative - useful, actionable, possible

These podcasts are so informative - the 'behind the scenes' information that the leaders share is useful, actionable and possible. Thank you Helen for creating this series. xBelinda

RealEstateFan ,

If you are a new leader - worth listening

Absolutely love the fact that this podcast give true, no BS guidance to all age entrepreneurs, new leaders on the field.
Well done !!!

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