Agenda

Cultivate Your Emotional Awareness to Access Your Best Self 

 

Redefine how you Lead in an ever-changing world 

 
16 March | Melbourne CBD  
 
Workshop Overview 
 
Session 1: The Science of Self  
  • Understand the 5 stages of Adult development
  • Mindset and it’s role in increasing EQ 
  • uncover your unique barriers to personal improvement and re-write the scripts that lead to self sabotage. 
Session 2:  Empowered to Lead 
  • Understand how to invite team members to move beyond their out dated beliefs 
  • Effectively lead yourself and your team away from drama and into creation 
  • Learn how to coach and challenge team members to live at their highest level. 
Session 3: Setting Boundaries to Thrive in Work & Life  
  • Gain clarity on your deeper purpose 
  • Learn how to effortlessly navigate communication breakdowns 
  • Be assertive without stepping on toes  
Session 4: Magnifying Empathy to solve wicked problems 
  • Develop a transformative perception and enhance collaboration 
  • Effectively Manage problems and conflicts  
  • Harness the power of Polarities to confidently lead yourself and others. 

Workshop Leader 

 
 
Georgia Ellis, Founder, Blue Chip Minds 
 
Georgia believes that every person and business can successfully bring their vision and goals to life. She knows that personal mastery is a fundamental requirement for career fulfilment and success.  
 
After 22 years working in a corporate environment and more than 17 years researching human potential, philosophy, spirituality, neuroscience, ancient wisdom, quantum physics, epigenetics, psychology and various business models for success. Georgia has taught individuals and teams in Asia, the UAE, UK, USA and Australia how to reprogram their mind for success.  She is the creator of Blue Chip Minds, Conscious Architects of Life, Life Reloaded & Rise Up Masterclasses and the “Ellis in Wunderland” Podcast.  
 
Georgia is on a mission to help organisations and individuals thrive and to be an integral part in building a world where more people experience exponential growth through self mastery. She see’s self mastery as the cornerstone to peak performance and knows that through self awareness, people finally step up in life causing a positive ripple affect in their organisation, business, career, team, family, social circles, community and the world we all live in.  

08:20

08:50

EMPOWERING CHANGE AND TAKING ACTION

09:00

  • How the Gender Equality Act is setting the scene for change in the public sector 
  • ‘Stop Fixing Women’ – the benefit of building more equal workplaces  
  • Data as a vehicle for change 
  • Addressing the gender pay gap and increasing women’s workforce participation 

09:30

  • Fast-track your thinking about change and the future 
  • Keeping one step ahead of the game: How to implement creative and strategic thinking to solve difficult problems in the workforce 
  • Utilising technological advancements to develop agility, innovation, resilience and expand on existing skills   
  • Insights into harnessing generosity, diversity and inclusion to reinforce a positive workplace culture 

10:10

10:25

GROWING YOUR LEADERSHIP SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES

10:50

  • Leadership training specifically tailored towards addressing the challenges women face in the workplace 
  • Investing in educational training for the future development of women leaders 
  • Leaving one’s comfort zone: providing opportunities for women that will heighten their ability to lead 
  • Becoming an intellectual powerhouse through building confidence in ourselves, our message and our voice 

11:20

  • How to efficiently respond and act in a crisis 
  • Changing perceptions on failure and setbacks to create long-term resolutions and personal goals  
  • The importance of building resilience to overcome difficult workplace situations  
  • Reducing anxiety and fear in your teams to promote a healthy and successful work environment 

11:50

  • Addressing internal bias and self-doubt to understand how imposter syndrome can limit your professional development and prevent you from embracing opportunities 
  • Be your own visionary by celebrating accomplishments and embracing your failures 
  • The importance of effective communication and feedback in creating a support network in the workplace

12:20

NEXT-GEN LEADERSHIP – SUPPORTING AND DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP TALENT

01:00

  • Developing a pipeline of female executive leaders 
  • Reducing barriers to gender diversity and inclusion in the C-suite 
  • Promoting the importance of adaptability and resilience in new flexible working arrangements to create further opportunities in supporting female leaders 

01:40

01:50

02:40

03:00

  • Exploring the importance of sponsorship, mentorship, and leadership training in advancing women to positions of power 
  • Addressing strategies for equal opportunities between men and women in the workplace  
  • Establishing measurable goals to build gender equity amongst your team  
  • Creating equal opportunities and pathways to success for women in regional areas

BUILDING AN INCLUSIVE WORKPLACE

03:40

  • Eradicating stigmas and concerns around flexible working arrangements  
  • Establishing mutually beneficial agreements with your manager to increase trust, confidence, and creativity 
  • Exploring negotiation techniques to implement long term flexible work arrangements and boost productivity 

04:10

04:25

04:35

08:30

08:50

STRONGER TOGETHER: ALLYSHIPS & PARTNERSHIPS

09:00

Join high-profile executive, Pip Marlow, CEO of Salesforce Australia and New Zealand, in an interactive fireside chat where she shares her insights on leadership and career success. A passionate advocate for flexible and diverse workplaces, hear directly from Pip how Salesforce is effectively driving diversity and equality within the business and the systems being used. 

09:30

  • Utilising lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic to shift gender norms moving forward – how to take male advocacy to the next level? 
  • Redesigning the DNA of your workplace culture to promote inclusiveness and eliminate traditional barriers to success  
  • Providing evidence-based strategies to demonstrate how forming partnerships will enable a more equitable society and boost productivity and profitability in the workplace 
  • Exploring deep-seated unconscious bias to understand and amend society’s resistance towards supporting gender balanced boards 

10:10

10:30

10:40

FUTURE OF LEADERSHIP 

11:10

  • Promoting the importance of visualising success, future goals and career trajectories 
  • Implementing healthy boundaries between work and our personal lives  
  • Mitigating the negative effects of work-related stress, anxiety and depression and exploring healthy stress management techniques 

11:40

  • Creating a supportive environment and network to see all women succeed in their roles  
  • Recognising discrepancies in opportunity to advance marginalised women in their journeys, to truly empower all women and create long lasting change  
  • Banishing bias: Identifying and supporting female LGBT+ role models and leaders to create opportunities for all women 

12:20

01:20

Roundtable A: Heart Centred Leadership – driving accountability through kindness 
Marnie Fletcher, Chief Member and Growth Officer, Defence Bank 
 
Roundtable B: Step Up & Stand Out: Increasing your Visibility in the Workplace 
Friska Wirya, Principal Owner, Fresh By Friska 
 
Roundtable C: Knowing when to say “No” – How to have difficult conversations  
Simone Guild, Chief Executive Officer, Extraordinary Women 
 
Roundtable D: Support Employee Wellbeing and Resilience – Individual and Organisational 
Catherine Williamson, Chief Executive Officer, Wittner Shoes Australia 
 
Roundtable E: Money Matters - Making positive changes to take control of your financial situation
Melissa Forester, Owner, Financial Wellbeing Coach
   
 
Roundtable F: The Future is Female – Leadership skills that women need to Lead the Future
Jessica Schubert, Founder and Executive Coach, IntactTeams

02:40

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING

03:00

  • Altering your self-image to focus on propelling your career and advancing personal growth and progression  
  • Re-evaluating your perception on emotions and vulnerability to view them as positive qualities rather than weaknesses 
  • Addressing stigmas to fight systemic stereotypes against women in the workplace 

03:30

  • Addressing the blurred lines of work: determining when work finishes with ‘working from home’ arrangements  
  • Eliminating the perceived idea of flexible working arrangements as being inefficient, distracting and inadequate  
  • Taking charge of your mind and health: Know when to say “NO” 

04:00

04:10

04:20