“Thought-provoking training, backed up with contemporary research Ruth kept my team engaged and empowered us with practical tools to implement in the workplace. She easily accommodated the needs of the group and her warmth and enthusiasm for her topic shines through.
Feedback - Women in Local Government, Sydney.
Top training for your team
With more than 25 years of experience in training, Ruth is a natural at helping individuals, teams, and organisations transition to better ways of thinking and working.
In 2021 Ruth delivers online or in-person training on:
Boost your Political Savvy
The Australian Local Government Association identified training on 'Navigating the Political Environment' as a significant unmet need in the LG workforce in their Future Skills Report Australia (2018). The report noted it was "difficult to turn political savvy into a training program". Now, Ruth's unique political intelligence training fills the gap - for Managers and councillors.
Learn the fundamental political skills needed to survive and thrive in an organisation so you can get ahead (without compromising your principles). Delve deeper and with your team, understand the various types of ‘political animals’, tips on how to apply positive political skills and practice the behaviours that lead to success.
Tailored training for new council leadership teams. Ruth’s expert facilitation supports leaders - Councillors & the Executive Management Team - to have 'brave conversations' as they collaborate on a vision for a new council term. She helps teams be clear on action needed to deliver on councillors' goals with the emphasis on a respectful, collaborative working relationship.
Ruth has a deep understanding of gender equality and many years of experience of advocating for women’s leadership. In 2021, in partnership with Diversity Partners, Ruth on the panel of approved providers, to support Victorian public entities to comply with the new Gender Equality Act.