The NAWO NSW Quick Bite at Linfox on 23 June 2017 was booked out early to hear from two exceptional female leaders on how to ‘Step Up on the Ladder to Success’. Thanks to Melita Bevan (Key Account Manager, CHEP Australia Ltd, and NAWO NSW Committee Member) for providing the following summary and key learnings.
Linfox was delighted to host 50 NAWO members at the fully booked Quick Bite event at its Botany site on 23 June 2017 to discuss Career Management.
The backdrop to the event is a business partnership between Linfox and Kellogg’s to seamlessly move product through supply chain from the manufacturer and into the hands of the customer. The synergy between our two keynote speakers, Annette Carey (CEO, Linfox ANZ) and Belinda Tumbers (MD, Kellogg’s) was evident and is a terrific example of how women in powerful roles can collaborate and communicate to positively impact on business outcomes.
The theme for the day was ‘women today are in the best position ever to forge their own career paths. Could you use some inspiration to help gain momentum in managing your own career?’
Annette Carey (CEO, Linfox ANZ and NAWO Ambassador) shared her journey and how she navigated climbing her career by being a team player, taking on new opportunities and empowering people around her to succeed.
Key messages were:
3 top tips to reflect on:
Belinda Tumbers (Managing Director, Kellogg’s ANZ) kept it real by sharing the highs and lows throughout her career, her leadership journey resulting in taking on the big gig at Kellogg’s, insights into becoming a great leader and how to set yourself up for success.
Key leadership lessons:
Top tips for success:
To complete the session, Wendy Herdman (Customer Success Manager, LinkedIn) revealed how to get the best out of your LinkedIn profile.
Top tips for creating your profile using LinkedIn:
Key messages which came throughout the session:
We would like to thank all of the attendees and the feedback suggests there was something for everyone to take away from the day. A very special thank you to our three presenters, Annette, Belinda and Wendy, for their presentations and insights. Special thanks to Michelle Slevin and Aaron Kumar (Linfox) and Julian Buttenshaw (NAWO NSW Committee) for all their hard work to bring this event together.
Block your calendars for the next NSW Quick Bites event on 10 August 2017 at Diageo, click here for details.