Big Kahuna Leadership Survey White Paper 2012

The “Big Kahuna  Leadership Survey” collected the views of 60 influential business and community leaders with the aim of gathering intelligence regarding the development needs of technology leaders.  The aim of the survey is to ensure that we are all better prepared to address those needs and capture the opportunities that technology can provide for businesses in Australia. We asked the Big Kahunas three questions:

  • What is the impact of technology in your sector/business/group?
  • What is the leadership capability of your technology leaders to meet that challenge?
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A BIG Game is a Good Game!

I am running around the oval the other day, it’s freezing cold, I’m puffing and I notice that my knee is twinging, but I am determined to achieve my 400 metre objective, my current personal best. As I start to puff and pant, I tell myself that the public commitment I made to run 5km by the end of December is now a really crazy idea! However, almost simultaneously, it occurs to me that having told people my goal, I will have to account for myself.… Read more

What we do

Transforming technical experts into leaders who succeed.

Donovan Leadership transforms technical experts into leaders. Under our guidance, countless technical experts have developed the skills and behaviours to drive their teams and their organisations to unimagined success.

Technical expertise and business knowledge don’t guarantee great leadership skills. Great leaders innovate, inspire and excite. They reshape relationships to exceed expectations. They motivate their teams and deal practically with obstacles. They commit themselves to something bigger and move others to do the same. They change the game.… Read more

Order Book

There are many books about leadership and definitions of what it is. We believe that leadership is about changing the game, or taking us somewhere we have not been before. Why is it important?

A digital revolution driven by technology is changing the game for businesses everywhere. Technology is changing the game whether we like it or not. The internet of things, artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, etc are exploding.

We need game-changing leaders who can ride the wave of technology disruption.… Read more

Leadership Conversation with Paul Rizzo

The final exclusive leadership conversation for 2011, featured NAB board director, Paul Rizzo. This was another great opportunity to hear a practical view of leadership from a highly respected business leader in the company of other senior business and community leaders. Paul is a distinguished leader who has made a number of significant transitions in his career and he continues to take on new challenges. Paul shared some of the important career transitions he has embraced, his own leadership journey and the defining points in his career.… Read more