This was originally published on the Telstra Careers Blog – a place to find out what’s happening in the world of work and Telstra.
About a week ago I shared with you my involvement in LinkedIn’s Talent Connect Conference – where I presented on Telstra’s employment brand journey, as well as connecting with my peers in the industry, and exploring best practices in talent attraction and acquisition.
I ended the blog with a quick summary of Peter Baines’ (Founder of Hands Across the Water) lessons on authentic leadership and its impact on achieving results. Peter has played an instrumental role in managing the response to some of the most confronting natural disasters and acts of terrorism. He shared his personal accounts of the Bali bombings and Boxing Day Tsunami in Thailand.
These stories alone would have made for an enlightening and inspirational experience, however Peter also shared some amazing lessons on authentic leadership and its impact on achieving results; lessons I’ve already begun to apply in my work and personal life.
Here are ten of Peter’s lessons that resonated most with me. (more…)