Continuing the Conversation

18
Jul

What CEO’s are reading in 2017

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Reading is a great way to learn. Find out what books are being read by a sample of CEO’s from around the world. Take the time to continue your self learning – successful individuals never stop learning and never stop challenging their assumptions. Download the list: What-CEOs-are-reading-in-2017 This McKinsey & Company article includes books from […]

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17
Sep

Come and See by Dr Steven Garber

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A long time ago, most of 30 years, I met a young man from Richmond, VA, in a summer study program on the Chesapeake Bay. Set on a beautiful old farm near St. Michaels, we called it “Knowing & Doing,” and spent a month together working out the connection between belief and behaviour, between our […]

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15
Sep

The Vulnerability Hangover

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The Vulnerability Hangover by Jess Bellingham If you have ever had any involvement in the Forum, chances are you have also experienced what we interns like to call the ‘vulnerability hangover’. Unlike a regular hangover, the vulnerability hangover has nothing to do with mixing drinks, lack of hydration and flashbacks to dancing on the table. […]

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24
Jul

NSLF Spotlight – Alysha

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Each year we take a group of young men and women to participate in the NSLF Internship program. This is an 8-month commitment to growing relationally, professionally and spiritually whilst helping to build the Forum event. Alysha is one of our 2016 Interns. Here’s her story. • How did you get involved with the Forum? […]

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24
Jul

NSLF Spotlight – Mimi

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Each year we take a group of young men and women to participate in the NSLF Internship program. This is an 8-month commitment to growing relationally, professionally and spiritually whilst helping to build the Forum event. Mimi is one of our 2016 Interns. Here’s her story.

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04
Jul

Seminar – Leadership in the Business World

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At our most recent ‘Open Conversations’ seminar, we had the privilege of speaking to Tim Pickles and Jonathan Stephen on leadership within the business world. Both successful businessmen in their own right, their wisdom and insight was invaluable. Here are 15 quotes from the night. 1. “Be excellent in whatever you have NOW.” 2. “Even […]

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03
May

Your Fear Landscape

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A few years ago, a movie called ‘Divergent’ came out. Based off a book series, the plot involves a dystopian future where society has broken into factions based on their natural abilities and proclivities. The main character finds herself in a faction called ‘dauntless’ – a group of daredevils, all of whom are trained to […]

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03
May

In the Office

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The Forum was an amazing four days – which many of us will look back on and remember as being life changing. We often can’t necessarily pin point why. A combination of good company, inspiring speakers and an atmosphere that inexplicably creates a sense of unity. The air hums with possibility, and many of us […]

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09
Jul

Finding Our Inner Strength – Mr Graham Perrett MP

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Below is a reflection by Mr Graham Perrett MP (Federal Member for Moreton), one of the hosts of the National Student Leadership Forum. As a Federal Member of Parliament, every day I am confronted with difficult decisions, managing and forming new relationships and I have to find my inner strength to deal with new and […]

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