Leading Ladies - elevating women in broking

| Oct 27 - 2 min read

LMG’s Leading Ladies retreat at the beautiful Mornington Peninsula this month had loads of ‘Wow!’ factor.

The stunning setting was one thing, but the tailored presentations, panel sessions and inclusive atmosphere had the attendees walking away, effusive in their praise.

“There was a strong consensus that this year’s retreat was the best yet,” said Leading Ladies President and LMG Director of Growth Suzi Trajanovski.

“The team pulled together a program that offered so many takeaways that our attendees were eager to put into their client engagements, business planning, professional and personal relationships.”

Leading Ladies is a community within LMG for progressive female business entrepreneurs to elevate their leadership capabilities, enhance their business performance and support each other to be the best they can be.

Since it began in 2017, this community has helped many women form lifelong connections and break down barriers to success.

A host of panel sessions were organised for the event along with inspiring speakers including Holly Ransom, Catherine Bell and Louise Mahler.

Below are just some of the things the attendees had to say:

“The big takeaway for me is being acutely aware of how I’m presenting myself in every instance and being mindful of the impact that’s having on the person in front of me.” - Loan Market’s Steph Thomas.

“These last few months have been really critical as a business owner in terms of emotional intelligence. Being able to recognise how you are in particular situations, but also being mindful of the person in front of you. Being genuine, and having really supportive communication as we grow the team - we’re still a new business - was a big thing I learned, as well.” – Tripti Goyal, Trusted Financial Choice

“The biggest thing for me has been the conversations that we’ve had outside the sessions. While the sessions have been great, (sharing) the real, the vulnerable, the personal conversations with other women has been game-changing for me. I sat down with another group of top writing female brokers and we went through, step-by-step, each of our processes from the client call, right through to settlement and brainstormed what was working and what wasn’t. As a new business owner, these are the sorts of things I need to focus on to grow my business. It’s these conversations, with other people who have done the same things and gone through the trial and error phase, that I really got a lot from.” – Loan Market’s Kiri McNamara

The next Leading Ladies event will be held at the inaugural LMG Growth Summit on the Gold Coast. A breakfast will be held on November 30 at The Star as part of The Summit. Speaking at the event, and fresh from the Matildas' fairytale run at the Women’s World Cup this year, is Sarah Walsh, Head of Women’s Football Australia. Sarah will outline her extensive experience in driving gender equity in governance, producing frameworks for high-performing teams and building more inclusive environments for all at the grassroots, and elite levels of sport and business.

If you were unable to attend the retreat, experience the energy where nothing is impossible that this community creates in November.

Check out the Summit page here.

| Oct 27 - 2 min read