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"Leadership Capability" What does it mean? Where does it come from? How is it developed? Julian speaks with leaders who share their own leadership journey and their ideas of what leadership capability is and how best to develop it. With leaders from across Australia representing small enterprises through to ASX listed companies, these conversations are certain to provide you with insights and ideas that you can use in your own leadership journey. Julian will also bring you some of the tools and techniques he has used to help him grow a successful business working with corporations to develop their own outstanding leaders.

Jan 21, 2019

Jen Jackson is the author of How to Speak Human, A Practical Guide to Getting the Best From the Humans You Work With.

Jen is also the Managing Director of Jaxzyn, a company who provide engagement consulting and communication design to pioneering corporate leaders who want to change the future of work.

As Jen puts it, she spends her days chatting, caffeinating and strategising with co-conspirators (aka clients) from around the world. Making her way from farm to city, Jen champions humans of all stripes (and plaids).

Jen has a unique ability to slice through layers of complexity, cut to the core of the matter and communicate with creative flair and dairy farmer simplicity.

During the conversation Julian explores Jen’s book in detail.

Some highlights of the episode include:

  • Why Jen decided to write this book
  • Jen shares how through talking to her clients she discovered that many leaders were frustrated with the lack of cut through with their personal communication.
  • Exploring the importance of narratives and how important they are to effective communication.
  • Excuses for mediocrity and why there are no excuses for working towards being a better communicator.

Jen Jackson - Synergen Leadership Podcast


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Jaxzyn Consulting Website

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