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19
Feb

The Hon Mike and Kerryn Baird (2015)

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Speakers: The Hon Mike and Kerryn Baird Format: Audio Year Published: 2015 Publisher: National Student Leadership Forum Access: NSLF Online Library

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18
Feb

The Good Life by Hugh Mackay

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“You hear that insistent message, echoing through the philosophical traditions of East and West: treat other people the way you’d like to be treated. The basic message never alters, whether your moral heritage is Socratic, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, Buddhist, humanistic or anything in between.” Social researcher and psychologist Hugh Mackay has spent 40 years asking […]

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11
Jan

A Love Worth Giving

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Loving people isn’t easy. The vow-breakers, truth-benders. The money-grubbers and backstabbers we meet, work with, and marry. How do you love someone who is hard to love? In a Love Worth Giving, Max Lucado explores what he calls “the forgotten steps for relationships”. Title: A love worth giving Subtitle: Living in the overflow of God’s […]

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03
Dec

The Only Gift That Counts- Jon Owen

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The following thought is from Jon Owen of Urban Neighbours of Hope. Jon has been a regular speaker at the Forum, and lives and works in the community in Mt. Druitt in Sydney’s Western suburbs. He and his family live out the idea of servant leadership in a very tangible and humble way amongst their […]

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26
Nov

The Hon Jason Clare and The Hon Scott Morrison (2015)

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Speakers: The Hon Jason Clare MP & The Hon Scott Morrison MP Format: Audio Year Published: 2015 Publisher: National Student Leadership Forum Access: NSLF Online Library

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25
Nov

Unlovable Self – Revolworks

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©Brad at revolworks.com   December 21, 2007 Give It a Break Today it makes sense. I don’t know why it makes sense today, but it does. Here’s the thing: I always suspected that when someone got too close to me, he or she would be repelled, and I would suffer rejection. This has become a […]

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02
Nov

Should you live for your résumé … or your eulogy? – David Brooks

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Within each of us are two selves, suggests David Brooks in this meditative short talk: the self who craves success, who builds a résumé, and the self who seeks connection, community, love — the values that make for a great eulogy. (Joseph Soloveitchik has called these selves “Adam I” and “Adam II.”) Brooks asks: Can […]

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09
Oct

Primary Greatness- Stephen Covey

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According to author Stephen Covey, secondary greatness refers to things such as position, fame, awards or wealth; rewards which come as a by produce of the work we undertake. Primary greatness however, a much more valuable and enduring commodity, speaks to character and contribution. The following article is taken from Covey’s book “Principle Centred Leadership” […]

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26
May

Past Delegate Reflections – Lauren Marks, Georgia Macgregor, Levi Walford-Smith

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Lauren Marks, WA When my Manager told me they were nominating me for the NSLF I was firstly flattered, they think ‘I’ could be a leader? They’re nuts! The idea of ever becoming a leader had never crossed my mind. I had always thought of leaders as being people in power, politicians, extroverts, wealthy, not […]

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26
May

An Inquiry Challenge – Emma Froggatt

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I have attempted a little philosophy in my life of asking the question, until the point is confirmed. I try to ask questions of my thoughts, beliefs, hopes and habits in some attempt to strengthen the things that I can believe are true, and filter out the things that don’t matter so much. I think […]

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