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July 31, 2019
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm


Captain Melville
34 Franklin Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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What makes for sustained (and guilt-free) executive success through disruptive and ambiguous times?

Members' Drinks with Dr Marianne Broadbent

Hosted by:
Susan Oliver AM

July 31, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm


Members’ Drinks with the author of The Agile Executive

Today’s business leaders face the daunting task of leading others through turbulent times.

Leadership and management expert, Dr Marianne Broadbent will lead a discussion about how today’s executives can develop the mental agility to do this by following non-linear career paths, drawing on their passions, gaining insights from others, and accepting that there are always trade-offs in what they do. Drawing on her own eclectic career she will also address the question of how leaders can help build agility in others.

Describing herself as a “guilt-free female executive”, Dr Marianne Broadbent has had a wide-ranging career. She is currently a Managing Partner and co-owner of NGS Global, an international leadership advisory, board and executive search business and a Founding Partner of Arbiter Leadership Technologies, the developer and repository of the consulting approaches and tools used in the NGS Global Leadership Acuity Practice. Prior to joining NGS, she was a global Group Vice-President and then a Senior Vice-President of the US-headquartered, NYSE-listed professional services firm, Gartner Inc. She is currently a board member of The Conversation Media Group. She was a Finalist in the Telstra Business Women of the Year and is a mentor for women and men, as well as for organisations

Marianne has held a Chair of Management, been Associate Dean and led the Senior Executive MBA at the University of Melbourne’s Melbourne Business School. She is a Distinguished Academic Fellow of MBS and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She also co-founded the Australian chapter of the international engaged-philanthropy group, Social Venture Partners. Marianne’s third book is “The Agile Executive: Embracing Career Risks and Rewards” published by Melbourne books.

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