Agenda

Leadership Reset: Cultivating your wisdom to lead in our wild world 

 
22 November 2021 | 8:30am-5:00pm
 
We are living through unprecedented times. The impacts can be felt in nearly every industry in every country and are placing new demands on leaders. In order to thrive, you must discover ways to sustainably cultivate your wellbeing, wisdom and agility to adapt to this constantly evolving landscape. 
 
In this interactive workshop, through a combination of deep reflection, interpersonal dialogue, and exposure to cutting-edge vertical development tools, you’ll gain access to new insight and nourishing practices that will help you amplify your effectiveness as a leader in today’s fast-changing, increasingly complex and interconnected world. 
 
Key Learning Objectives: 
  • Integrate practices for enhancing both your wellbeing and performance 
  • Make deliberate choices that align with the leader you want to be 
  • Learn how to tap into the collective intelligence of your teams 
  • Apply strategies to amplify your effectiveness as a leader in complex, uncertain times

WORKSHOP AGENDA

WORKSHOP LEADERS

08:10

08:40

08:50

BUILDING AN INCLUSIVE AND DIVERSE CULTURE: CREATING OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL WOMEN

09:00

09:10

  • What does diversity of thought, perspective, and understanding do for organisational development and innovation?
  • Creating a new version of the ‘ideal leader’ and pushing out the obsolete ‘traditional’ leader figure   
  • Promoting confidence in employing capable and empowered women and setting the tone for an inclusive and safe workplace  

Speakers

Adithi Pandit

Partner

Deloitte New Zealand

Tara Singh

President

UN Women Aotearoa New Zealand

Kararaina Calcott-Cribb

Deputy Chief Executive, Tumuaki

Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

Tania Palmer

Chief People Officer

Meridian Energy

Nikki Dines

Chief People Officer

Air New Zealand

Jenny Liu

Chinese Services Group Leader, Partner – Tax

Deloitte

10:00

CHARTING YOUR LEADERSHIP TRAJECTORY

10:30

10:40

A. New Leaders   
Strategies for new and aspiring leaders to excel in their first managerial role and tips for first-time leaders. Recognising that all leaders started somewhere, what helpful tips and strategies can new leaders learn to get a head start and transition successfully into their new role.     
Raelene Castle, Chief Executive, Sport New Zealand 
 
A. New Leaders   
Strategies for new and aspiring leaders to excel in their first managerial role and tips for first-time leaders. Recognising that all leaders started somewhere, what helpful tips and strategies can new leaders learn to get a head start and transition successfully into their new role.  
Kalyn Ponti, Chief Executive Officer, Humankind 
Brigs Baker, Director, Humankind
 
B. Middle/Senior Management to Top Level Management  
Sharing solutions to overcome common leadership challenges faced across middle and senior management. Share best practice strategies on how to advance in your career. 
Erika Barden, Head of Agile, Frank Innovation & Transformation 
 
B. Middle to Senior Management    
Sharing solutions to overcome common leadership challenges faced across middle and senior management. Share best practice strategies on how you can best support your managers to progress to the next level. Share best practice strategies on how to advance in your career.
Anelda Mail, Chief Executive and Leadership Development Coach, Thinking Partners
 
 
C. Top Level Management  
How to progress to C-Suite and board level, looking beyond existing networks and actively creating opportunities for women, women of colour, young leaders and other under-represented groups to drive diversity. Creating a meaningful career through making sense of the challenges faced and leveraging inclusivity.   
Liz Dawson, Non Executive Director 

Speakers

Raelene Castle

Chief Executive

Sport New Zealand

Kalyn Ponti

Chief Executive Officer

Humankind

Brigs Baker

Director

Humankind

Erika Barden

Head of Agile

Frank Innovation & Transformation

Anelda Mail

Chief Executive and Leadership Development Coach

Thinking Partners

Liz Dawson

Non Executive Director

11:40

LEADING BY EXAMPLE: SERVANT LEADERSHIP

12:40

  • Adopting a serve-first mentality to empower and uplift your employees 
  • Investing in your people to drive workplace productivity and efficiency 
  • Redesigning your workplace culture to create an inclusive and safe space – How servant leadership leads to a flourishing workplace culture 

Speakers

Leanne Lazarus

CEO Westpac Life Limited

Westpac NZ

01:10

  • Exploring deep-seated unconscious bias to understand and amend society’s resistance towards supporting gender balanced management teams 
  • How can leaders promote inclusiveness and eliminate traditional barriers to success?   
  • The importance of being held accountable for change and actionable strategies to improve diverse equality of opportunity 

Speakers

Adithi Pandit

Partner

Deloitte New Zealand

Anouk Alexander

Deputy Secretary, Strategy, Governance and Finance

Ministry of Justice

Nicole Rosie

CEO

NZ Transport Agency

Rob Campbell

Chair

SkyCity Entertainment Group

Simon Dyne

Chief Operating Officer, Infrastructure

Fulton Hogan

Bridget Jolly

Partner

EY

02:00

INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND FINDING YOUR PURPOSE

02:30

  • Thinking outside the box, pushing boundaries and finding your purpose 
  • Having a plan: what do you want to achieve, the best way to do so and strategies to overcome limiting mental models

Speakers

Naomi Ferguson

Commissioner and Chief Executive

Inland Revenue

03:00

03:40

03:50

04:00

08:00

08:15

THE CHANGING FACE OF LEADERSHIP IN THE 21ST CENTURY

08:30

08:40

  • Being a courageous and authentic leader - Addressing our self-imposed labels and stereotypes of true leadership  
  • Being open and honest about your values, beliefs and mistakes   
  • Empowering women to orchestrate change - Life and career advice for present and future leaders 

Speakers

Rebecca Kitteridge

Director-General of Security

New Zealand Security Intelligence Service

09:10

  • Leading by example when creating an environment of equal opportunity, both personally and professionally  
  • Breaking free of the social constructs excluding diverse women from performing at higher levels and creating equal opportunities in the workplace 
  • How can leaders lead into the future and move into a more purpose driven way of leading teams and grooming future leaders?  

Speakers

Josie Adlam

Business & Leadership Coach and Independent Director

Rhonda Richardson

Chief Financial Officer

New Zealand Post

Suzanne Stew

Deputy Chief Executive, Te Whakatairanga Service Delivery

Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Lindsay Zwart

Chief Enterprise Officer & Director

Vodafone New Zealand

David Hook

Country Leader

IBM

Livia Esterhazy

Chief Executive Officer

WWF New Zealand

10:00

UNLEASHING YOUR LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL AT ANY AGE AND STAGE

10:30

  • What do new and emerging leaders need to succeed? 
  • Creating a pathway for young entrepreneurs and leaders to access quality leadership and mentorship opportunities  
  • Encouraging a motivated and determined nature in our young female leaders 

Speakers

Josie Adlam

Business & Leadership Coach and Independent Director

Sonya Williams

Co-founder, Co-CEO & Director

Sharesies; Women of Influence 2020 Co-Winner

Tupe Solomon-Tanoa'I

Chief Philanthropic Officer

Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation

Jennifer Atkinson

Wing Commander, Women, Peace and Security Implementation Officer

New Zealand Defence Force

Nina Pedersen

Police Professional Conduct Manager

Waitemata District, New Zealand Police

11:20

OVERCOMING YOUR LIMITATIONS AND THRIVING PROFESSIONALLY AND PERSONALLY

11:45

  • Celebrating failure as a stepping stone towards success 
  • Start where you are: There is no better time than now 
  • Knowing your “why” – Practicing purpose-driven leadership  
  • Having the confidence and resilience to defy negativity and self-doubt

Speakers

Lori Hand

Managing Director, NZ Government

Accenture

12:15

  • Career crossroads 
  • Building self-confidence & belief  
  • Agile and growth mindset to career opportunities

Speakers

Nicki Nicol

Chief Transformation Officer

NZ Rugby

12:45

01:15

CHARTING YOUR LEADERSHIP TRAJECTORY

02:05

02:10

Roundtable A1: Confidence  
Step up and stand out – How to increase your visibility in the workplace?  
Michelle Dalley, Director, Leadership Coach & Trainer, Ignite Group 
 
Roundtable A2: Confidence 
Step up and stand out – How to increase your visibility in the workplace? 
Harita Gandhi-Kashyap, Government Management Accountant
 
Roundtable B1: Upward Leadership 
How to influence upwards and ‘manage up’ to gain real influence at work? 
Anelda Mail, Chief Executive and Leadership Development Coach, Thinking Partners 
 
Roundtable B2: Upward Leadership 
How to influence upwards and ‘manage up’ to gain real influence at work? 
Anna Hinderwell, Marketing Professional and Coach 
 
Roundtable C1: Courageous Self-Leadership  
How to achieve your goals and inspire through courageous leadership? 
Sue Johnston, Professional and Personal Development Coach, Artemis Group Limited 
 
Roundtable C2: Courageous Self-Leadership 
How to achieve your goals and inspire through courageous leadership?  
Jane McCann, Chief Executive Coach, McCann Consulting
 
Roundtable A: Courageous Leadership  
Leading by example – How to inspire your team to greatness? 
Kimberley Gaarkeuken, Leadership Development Coach & Organisational Development Coordinator
 
Roundtable B: Upward Leadership 
How to influence upwards and ‘manage up’ to gain real influence at work? 
Anushka D’Souza, Merchant Risk Specialist, ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited  
 
Roundtable C: Innovative Leadership 
Become a leader who thinks outside of the box – how to develop unique leadership skills that will set you apart? 
Emma Songivalu, Chief Petty Officer and Pasifika Cultural Advisor, Royal New Zealand Navy
 

Speakers

Michelle Dalley

Director, Leadership Coach & Trainer

Ignite Group

Harita Gandhi-Kashyap

Government Management Accountant

Anelda Mail

Chief Executive and Leadership Development Coach

Thinking Partners

Anna Hinderwell

Marketing Professional and Coach

Sue Johnston

Professional and Personal Development Coach

Artemis Group Limited

Jane McCann

Chief Executive Coach

McCann Consulting

Kimberley Gaarkeuken

Leadership Development Coach & Organisational Development Coordinator

Anouk Alexander

Deputy Secretary, Strategy, Governance and Finance

Ministry of Justice

Emma Songivalu

Chief Petty Officer and Pasifika Cultural Advisor

Royal New Zealand Navy

03:25

PROMOTING A HEALTHY MINDSET AND IMPROVING ONE’S WELLBEING

03:50

  • Define your version of balance  
  • Domestic life needs to be more equal 
  • Make work, work for you 

Speakers

Wendi Croft

Chief Health and Safety Officer

Fletcher Building

04:10

  • Becoming an intellectual powerhouse through building confidence in ourselves, our messages and our voice   
  • Thriving in the workplace – how to increase the visibility of yourself and other female talent in the workplace  
  • New ways of understanding and addressing important workplace concerns such as preventing stress, enhancing productivity and learning

Speakers

Antonia Milkop

Coaching and Facilitation

Antonia Milkop Ltd

04:30

04:50