NSW Public Sector Grades 9-10 High Performance & Leadership Workshop

Develop and refine core skills and key leadership capability to achieve success and excel in NSW Grade 9-10 level roles and beyond

  • February 20th - 21st, 2019
  • Cliftons Sydney


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- Identifying and developing your capabilities as a confident and successful Public Sector leader
- Building productive relationships and leading proficient and capable teams
- Leveraging your emotional intelligence to advance as a leader
- Practical, autonomous and effective decision making processes
- Career planning and pathways in NSW Public Service roles
- Driving strategic change and management to improve procedures and meet agency goals
- Developing and maintaining internal and external stakeholder engagement
- Strategies to identify problems and implement effective problem solving solutions
- Implementing agile and effective change management strategies


Garry Mills

Garry has more than 20 years ' experience and skills in training, security, law enforcement and the Australian Public Service (APS). Garry has held several management roles, including at the APS Executive Level. Garry’s negotiation, teamwork and leadership skills are proven in various challenging roles. He has the intimate knowledge and experience to demonstrate core leadership values including resilience, empathy, self-awareness and humility. Seeking treatment and managing his depression has helped empower him to become an Ironman triathlete, create his own company, embrace humanity & represent Australia as an athlete in an international reality TV competition.

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Day One - Wednesday 20th February 2019
Day Two - Thursday 21st February 2019
NSW Public Sector Grades 9-10 High Performance & Leadership Workshop - 20 Feb


Personal leadership values

- The capabilities, attributes and skills of an effective leader

- Identifying your core values and goals as a leader

- Advocating your value as a leader 

- Shaping your leadership brand


Managing and leading productive teams

- Maintaining team cohesion and building productive relationships 

- Understanding the differences between technical management and people leadership

- Leveraging off your own leadership skills to better motivate your team

- Building team capacity through coaching and performance feedback


Emotional Intelligence

- Evaluating your EQ level and identifying opportunities for further growth and leadership development

- Understanding your EQ and its impact on the way you are perceived as a leader 

- Leveraging emotional intelligence to the workplace

- Embracing qualities of empathy and understanding to become a better leader 


Effective and practical decision-making

- Making autonomous and independent decisions 

- Drawing on your experience, knowledge and judgement to make the most effective decisions

- Dealing with complex issues: making the ‘right’ decision  

  • Garry Mills Presenter & Coach Garry Mills Peak Performance


Successful Change and Strategic Management

- Setting achievable, manageable and measurable goals 

- Problem identification and problem solving strategies 

- Supporting and influencing stakeholders through change 

- Leadership styles that drive effective transformation and change 


Thriving in times of change

- Effectively managing change and uncertainty in the workplace

- Identifying and monitoring changes that impact your work environment

- Supporting your team, organisation and stakeholders through change

- Implementing policies and procedures that reflect and embrace change


Stakeholder Engagement and Management

- Managing stakeholder relationships to achieve agency goals

- Identifying and meeting stakeholder needs and expectations

- Developing effective relationships with stakeholders

- Maintaining strong internal and external networks


Core approaches for NSW Public Sector Leaders to advance their confidence in their capabilities

- Being an authentic leader and communicator

- Trusting your initiative and judgment

- Planning and committing to actions that will lead to success

- Embracing resilience and flexibility as key leadership skills

  • Garry Mills Presenter & Coach Garry Mills Peak Performance


Cliftons Sydney

Level 13, 60 Margaret St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

+61 2 9250 0999

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