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06
Jun

University of Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement Address – Admiral William H. McRaven

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In an address to University of Texas Alumnus, Naval Adm. William H. McRaven speaks on how to change the world, team work, perseverance, inner strength, respect, standing your ground… and making the bed. Title: University of Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement Address Speaker: William H. McRaven Format: Video (youtube) Date: 17th May, 2014

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06
Jun

You Won’t Make It If You Fake It

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Bill George debunks the popular saying, “Fake It Till You Make It” and delves into the importance of authenticity within leadership and personal development. The cover of last January’s Harvard Business Review featured the subhead, “When it’s OK to fake it till you make it.” “Faking it” is the antithesis of authentic leadership. Following this […]

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01
Dec

Henri Nouwen: A Leadership Profile – Madeleine Jones

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Henri Nouwen, born January 24 1932, was defined by three passions; faith, education and social justice. Henri was ordained a Catholic priest in 1957, however continued studying psychology, as opposed to theology, to explore the human element of faith. From 1966-1981 Henri taught pastoral theology at the University of Notre Dame and Yale Divinity School. […]

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24
Nov

Protected: Servant Leadership (2015) – Jock Cameron

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27
Oct

Entrepreneurship: Serving the World by Lydia Scott

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This article written by Lydia Scott, currently based in Sydney, but a past delegate and facilitator from both the Aspiring Leaders Forum in New Zealand and NSLF in Canberra. Thanks ALF and Lydia for sharing! Servant leadership is a phrase rather foreign to the startup world. I work in the entrepreneurial space, which is a […]

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14
Oct

The Leader as Visionary by Jock Cameron

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During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal, which […]

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13
Oct

Think like a servant to be a great boss- Carol A Walker

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The Forum message for those in the corporate world has always been about how business can be about making much more than money and that managing people well- with a servant first mentality- can have a far reaching social and economic impact. The following article by Carol Walker, demonstrates that these principles of servant 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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25
May

Managing Oneself – Peter Drucker

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Book review of Peter Drucker’s Managing Oneself written by Sam Baartz, 2015 NSLF Intern. The Harvard Business Review excels at making leadership lessons accessible, translating them into the professional and personal realms. This article is uniquely insightful because it takes abstract concepts and makes them applicable. We have all heard Sun Tzu’s maxim that to […]

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25
May

Nationhood, Leadership, Legacy – The Hon Stuart Robert MP

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Below is a transcript of The Hon Stuart Robert MP’s address at the 2011 National Student Leadership Forum, at the War Memorial. 16th September, 2011 Ladies and Gentlemen, You stand on hallowed ground, in the very Soul of who we are as a people and what we stand for as a nation. You stand surrounded […]

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