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SPARK: Ignite Great Leadership through Exceptional Self-Leadership | Recorded Webinar

SPARK Ignite Great Leadership | HRDQ-U Webinar

60 minutes

In March 2021, Gallup scored employee engagement as low at 15%. Add to this the current Great Resignation and the fact that, according to SHRM, less than 10% of employees actually use their organization’s EAP services … something has to change! Managers develop support and development for today’s landscape. Professional and leadership development go hand in hand.

Today, more than ever before, the foundational skills of time management, organizing, planning and communication must be matched with managers and leaders also having confidence, influence, and courage for productivity, engagement, role and life success.

Self-leadership is the ability to lead oneself: if you can’t effectively lead yourself, then this directly impacts the effectiveness of leading others. Ponder this: would you follow you? Dee Hock, founder of Visa, has been quoted saying, “If you want to lead, invest at least 40% of your time in leading yourself.”

Self-leaders understand that their influence, courage and confidence impact performance, profit, and people. Great leadership starts with great self-leadership, and Office Professionals are more and more being seen as the essential leaders they always have been. This interactive and collaborative webinar will help fire up confidence, courage, and influence through self-leadership.


Attendees will learn

  • How to explore the need for self-leadership.
  • How to identify the three V’s for improving your self-leadership.
  • How focusing on these three V’s will make you a more confident, influential, and courageous office professional.
  • How to identify the nine strategies that ignite exceptional self-leadership.
  • How to deeply connect with your value.
  • How to identify, set, and hold real and respectful boundaries.
  • How to rid the imposter syndrome, unleashing your personal power for better self-leadership and career success. 

Who should attend

  • Managers and supervisors
  • Anyone in a leadership role



Sally Foley-Lewis

Sally Foley-Lewis inspires skills managers to be high performing, purposeful and productive. Obsessed with leadership and professional development that ensures people reach their potential. Sally’s presentations and programs positively impact your confidence, leadership and results.

  • 2021 University of Southern Queensland – Outstanding Alumnus of the Year – Business and Enterprise
  • 2021 A.I. Influential Businesswoman – Winner – Most Inspirational Leadership Development Specialist (Australia)
  • 2021 ROAR Success Awards – Silver Leadership Award
  • 2020 Gold Stevie Award – Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Services
  • 2020 Bronze Stevie Award – Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Consumer Services
  • 2020 Breakthrough Speaker of the Year by Professional Speakers Australia
  • 2019 finalist for Australian Learning Professional of the Year
  • 2019 Australian Champion Sole Trader winner – Australian Small Business Champion Awards
  • One of the 25 LinkedIn Top Voices for Australia for 2018 for her thought leadership. 

She is a global professional speaker, and has authored multiple books. The drive to support and skill managers comes from her own CEO and senior leadership experiences. Sally delivers presentations, keynote speeches, workshops and coaching – live online and face-to-face – to skill managers, boost productivity and self-leadership.

Blending 20+ years of working with a diverse range of people and industries, in Germany, the Middle East, Asia and across Australia Sally has extensive qualifications, a wicked sense of humor and an ability to inspire and make people feel at ease. Sally’s your first choice for mastering skills, facilitating action and achieving results. Connect with Sally on LinkedInFacebookTwitterInstagramYouTube and at


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3 Responses

  1. Question: What are your thoughts on the 24-hour rule?

    Answer: I’m not too sure exactly what you mean by 24-hour rule, Megan, but I’m going to I assume it means that you don’t need to be switched on, plugged in, tuned in, ramped up 24 hours a day, seven days a week, unless that’s what you’re paid to do. So if that’s what you mean, then I absolutely think it’s important that if you’re a leader, your role modeling, you’re not paying your people to be to be working 24 hours a day, it is unhealthy.

  2. Question: How do you lead yourself when you are a perfectionist?

    Answer: Well, it’s good to know that you’re a perfectionist. If you know you’re a perfectionist, then you have a choice, don’t you? You have a choice to work on that and to understand that further. And I think, you know, like, taking on board programs and training and learning around the strategies you can do and the feedback that you get from others will help you with that as well.

  3. Question: How effective and feasible do you think self-leadership is, particularly in a work environment, where you’re constantly controlled by the surrounding environment? What are likely the results in such cases?

    Answer: Self-leadership could be an inner journey, and I think it’s important that when we work on that, we can find strategies to deal with that, and I’m going to work through a few of them, and some of these might resonate for you. Hopefully that that might make sense as we work through some of these.


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