Leaders I Think Lead Best - Dr James Kelley [MMgtRes ‘07, PhD ‘15]

April 30, 2018

Every manager strives to become a good leader. Reaching this role takes a shift in thought, as well as in the way that you lead. Becoming a good leader doesn’t happen overnight as it takes time to cultivate your leadership and ensure you are thinking about your organization’s vision rather than the mere execution of different tasks.

Dr James Kelley shares his thoughts on leadership and why he turned his passion into a book!



Great Careers Don’t Just Happen - Questions That Will Help You Have An Extraordinary Career

April 18, 2018

In these times of evolving workplaces, you might not know what the future holds but you can set yourself up to make the most of it. Even when you have what it takes to succeed, nothing beats great advice, insight and a helping hand. Your UWA pipeline gives you that.

You'll hear from an expert career advice panel, moderated by AY Sports Consulting Founder Aaron Yeak (BCom, BEng ’08), sharing their best tips for your career.


The Employee Experience Is The Future Of Work - Leonnie Dober [BSc ‘10, MCom ‘13]

April 11, 2018

Experienced Business Partner with a demonstrated history of working in the FMCG, retail and services industries. Leonnie Dober's passion is quite simple, she wants to make sure team members are represented and heard within organisations.  Coming from a working class family where her mother had blue collar roles (cleaning, fruit picking), her voice was one of thousands and not always heard as an individual.  Leonnie want's to make sure she leave's a legacy where she can stand up for those voices, and make sure we are all doing the right things for the right reasons.

Words of wisdom

You may not know exactly what you want or where you want to be in life, but trust the journey, say ‘yes’ to opportunities that make you nervous and keep going even when you want to quit.


Amazing Advice on Career, Mentoring and Life From Shona Rowan (GradDipEd ‘06)

April 6, 2018

Thinking about a career change, sourcing your own professional development, finding a mentor? Listen to today's podcast where Peak Peformance Consultant Shona Rowan shares her best tips! 

About Shona

Shona Rowan is a Peak Performance Consultant, Inspirational Speaker and Trained Psychologist. She has spent the last 15 years working with organisations and individuals across a range of sectors to maximise performance and accelerate success. Via inspirational events and her signature peak performance workshops, Shona helps organisations develop their talent, retain their clients and empower their female staff.

Visit http://www.shonarowan.com/ to find out more about Shona and the services she provides.


Calling Australia Home - Natasha Kusmuk (BA ‘11, BA(Hons) ‘12)

April 3, 2018

Hosted by current UWA student and Ignite Mentoring President, Harry Sanderson speaks with Natasha Kusmuk who shares her experience through War, as a refugee and how it all lead to studying at UWA.