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 LEADER

08:20

08:45

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

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 
 
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.   
Kate Daly, MD People and Culture, Fonterra 
 
C. Top Level Management   
How to be a successful leader in Superdiverse New Zealand; Strategies to grow your CQ and that of your organisation 
Mai Chen, Chair, Superdiversity Institute for Law, Policy and Business

Speakers

Raelene Castle

Chief Executive

Sport New Zealand

Kate Daly

MD People and Culture

Fonterra

Mai Chen

Chair

Superdiversity Institute for Law, Policy and Business

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

Anouk Alexander

Deputy Secretary, Strategy, Governance and Finance

Ministry of Justice

Nicole Rosie

CEO

NZ Transport Agency

Simon O'Connor

Managing Partner

EY

Rob Campbell

Chair

SkyCity Entertainment Group

Simon Dyne

Regional General Manager

Fulton Hogan

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

08:20

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

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

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

Toni Tate

Warrant Officer of the Air Force

Royal New Zealand Air Force

Shama Lee

CEO & Founder

Sunfed Meats

11:20

  • Banishing systemic hierarchies and stereotypical attitudes towards ethnicity  
  • Uplifting and advancing women from minority groups to bridge the gap  
  • Setup to succeed or setup to fail? Creating opportunities for women of all race and ethnicity to succeed

OVERCOMING YOUR LIMITATIONS AND THRIVING PROFESSIONALLY AND PERSONALLY

12:00

  • 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

12:30

01:00

CHARTING YOUR LEADERSHIP TRAJECTORY

02:00

02:10

Roundtable A: Confidence 
 
Step up and stand out – How to increase your visibility in the workplace?  
Michelle Dalley, Director, Leadership Coach & Trainer, Ignite Group 
 
Roundtable B: 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 C: Courageous Leadership  
Leading by example – How to inspire your team to greatness? 
Sue Johnston, Professional and Personal Development Coach, Artemis Group Limited 
 
Roundtable D: 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 
 
Roundtable E: Self-Leadership 
How to set your own course and lead yourself to achieve your personal and professional goals?  
Jane McCann, Chief Executive Coach, McCann Consulting

Speakers

Anelda Mail

Chief Executive and Leadership Development Coach

Thinking Partners

Michelle Dalley

Director, Leadership Coach & Trainer

Ignite Group

Sue Johnston

Professional and Personal Development Coach

Artemis Group Limited

Emma Songivalu

Chief Petty Officer and Pasifika Cultural Advisor

Royal New Zealand Navy

Jane McCann

Chief Executive Coach

McCann Consulting

03:10

PROMOTING A HEALTHY MINDSET AND IMPROVING ONE’S WELLBEING

03:30

  • 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

03:50

  • Career Crossroads: Making vital decisions with confidence to land your dream job 
  • Overcoming the nugget of self-doubt when dealing with fatigue   
  • Engaging in an empowering session of myth busting and realising your true potential 

04:20

  • 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

04:40

05:00