The team at A B Accountancy recently attended QUT Business Leaders’ Forum, where we were inspired, motivated and informed by guest speaker Gail Kelly, CEO & Managing Director of the Westpac Group.
Gail is truly an inspiring person to listen to as she has a down to earth approach in communicating powerful and useful life skills which can be applied to your professional and personal life.
Over lunch Gail shared with us an insight into some of the core attributes of a good leader.
According to her the following attributes make a good leader:
To find out more about QUT Business Leaders’ Forum visit: http://www.bus.qut.edu.au/community/businesslead/
“I think my favourite part was when Gail spoke about changing from something that she was comfortable with to something that was totally out of her comfort zone, which became the turning point in her career. She took a chance and look how far she has come!”
Jenni – Team A B Accountancy
“She was a very engaging and convincing speaker. Her beliefs in the powers of positive thinking I could certainly relate to, if you believe you can achieve the unachievable then anything is possible.
Also, her thoughts on great leaders needing to have a ‘generosity of spirit’, using the example of Nelson Mandela, I thought was very powerful.”
Bella – Team A B Accountancy