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8th - 9th, March 2022
Brisbane, AU

Essential leadership capabilities to step up and advance your career


- Understand the differences between technical management and people leadership
- Identify and develop your capabilities as a confident and successful leader
- Optimise internal & external stakeholder engagement
- Career planning and pathways in state and federal government roles


Martin Brooker

Martin is a veteran of 37 years service as an officer in the Royal Australian Navy. His extensive career included command at sea, and operational service in the Middle East, Afghanistan and the Pacific. He retired from the Royal Australian Navy in March 2015 with the rank of Commodore.

Now Founder and Director of the Quench Group, Martin specialises in helping individuals and organisations realise their potential through personal and organisational change. He shares his real-life experiences from both leadership positions and leading culture change to explore the challenges of leadership and addressing what he believes to be key lessons for all leaders who want to be authentic.

Quench Group


Workshop Day One
Workshop Day Two
Public Sector Leadership Level 1: Emerging Leaders & Managers Toolkit

08 Mar - 09 Mar


Capabilities and attributes of an effective leader 

- Identify your core values and style 

- Understand the skills needed to become an authentic leader and communicator

- Define your personal leadership brand 


Fundamentals of Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

- Understand the link between self-awareness and leadership success

- Identify personal preferences in your EQ and identify opportunities for further growth and personal development

- Embrace qualities of empathy to enhance personal leadership capability  


Effective leadership in complex environments 

- Understand the nature of complexity

- Leading people through complex issues  

- Enhance consideration of team culture in achieving high performance 


Leadership communications with new purpose 

- Create and convey a clear vision for your team

- Recognise and value diversity in your team’s working and communication styles

- Develop personal leadership communications skills  

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Adaptive leadership in times of disruption and change

- How to engage your team to translate strategic plans into concrete actions

- Understand individual and team resilience to optimise personal and team outcomes

- Strategies to empower your team to embrace change initiatives  


Leading small teams through everyday challenges 

- Identify current challenges and the impact on work environment

- Develop leadership strategies to enhance organisational outcomes 

- Drive team capacity through coaching and performance feedback


Stakeholder engagement

- Identify internal and external stakeholders 

- Develop strategies to improve organisational outcomes 

- Nurture internal and external relationships


Review key learning points and build your action plan

- Plan actions that will lead to success 

- Identify future leadership priorities

- Commit to personal accountability to your actions

  • Martin Brooker Founder Quench Group



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