100 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 LiSTNR

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 157 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

    Kate O'Keeffe on knowing when it's time to move on

    Kate O'Keeffe on knowing when it's time to move on

    When is the right time to say goodbye to the startup you've dedicated your life to? Kate O'Keeffe is an experienced executive, entrepreneur, and board member focused on technology, co-innovation, and ecosystem disruption... and is especially excited when she can do all of those things at once. In this discussion with Helen McCabe, Kate discusses what leadership is like in the fast-paced, pressure-cooker world of startups, her tips for delivering a successful pitch, and how and when she moves from startup to the next.
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    • 30 min
    Anna Brown's blueprint for winning an argument

    Anna Brown's blueprint for winning an argument

    Equality Australia CEO Anna Brown's fingerprints are on nearly every major reform for LGBTIQ+ people in recent years. She played a critical role in the campaign for marriage equality and has been instrumental in the battle to remove discriminatory laws across the country, and right historical wrongs by establishing schemes to erase historical homosexual offences. In this discussion with Helen McCabe, Anna discusses the importance of playing the long game when it comes to change, the strategies used in the successful 'Yes' campaign in the 2017 marriage equality debate, and her secret to connecting with anyone across the political spectrum.
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    • 36 min
    Jennifer Robinson on using your privilege to lead change

    Jennifer Robinson on using your privilege to lead change

    Do you have a responsibility to lead if you're afforded privileges others aren't? Jennifer Robinson is a human rights lawyer, author, and a proud product of public education. Jennifer is best known for her work providing legal counsel to Julian Assange and Wikileaks, providing legal assistance to activists from West Papua, and representing Amber Heard in relation to Johnny Depp's 2020 defamation case in the UK. In this discussion with Helen McCabe, Jennifer discusses the importance of trust and integrity in leadership, how her humble beginnings made her a great communicator, and the rise of online trolls.

    This episode references sexual assault and violence against women. For further information and confidential support, contact 1800 RESPECT. 
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    • 44 min
    Simone Fox's secret to effective networking

    Simone Fox's secret to effective networking

    Does the word 'networking' make you cringe? Simone Fox is the founder of 1448.agency, specialising in large-scale change management and business transformational projects in both the public and private sectors. In this discussion with host Helen McCabe, Simone discusses being a self-taught extrovert, the essential ingredients for effective change management, and the secret to being a master networker.
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    • 25 min
    Lauren Callaway on being seen as 'tough'

    Lauren Callaway on being seen as 'tough'

    Have you ever asked yourself 'Is she tough enough'? Assistant Commissioner Lauren Callaway hasn't had a conventional career - from aspiring ceramist to journalist, and now a seasoned 30 plus year veteran of the Victorian Police. In this discussion with host Helen McCabe, Lauren talks about having to adapt her approach to leadership in a male-dominated organisation, being judged on what you aren't versus what you are, and the paradox of being both 'likable' and 'tough' in the pressure cooker of the police force.

    This episode references domestic violence and suicide. For further information and support, click here for a list of resources.
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    • 34 min
    Yasmin Poole on intergenerational differences in the workplace

    Yasmin Poole on intergenerational differences in the workplace

    What does the future of our workplaces look like? Yasmin Poole is an award-winning speaker, writer, and youth advocate, who is passionate about ensuring that young people have a place in Australia's political conversations. In this conversation, Yasmin and Helen McCabe discuss the biggest generational differences they've observed, how leaders should create space for respectful conversations and actively seek diverse perspectives, and the pros and cons of social media.
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    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
157 Ratings

157 Ratings

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It keeps getting better and better.

Long time listener. Thank you for the stream of incredible leaders, we love to hear from everyone, not just those in the news-cycle.

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Love this podcast

Such an insightful podcast, tackling all leadership challenges. There is an episode for everyone! The variety of interviewees is fantastic.

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