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Finding your true North

18 March 2013

The Williamson Community Leadership Program kicked off last month with a three day retreat at Lancemore Hill in the foothills of the Macedon Ranges.

The program officially launched with an intense and engaging three-day schedule in which participants commenced the leadership dialogue. Working as a group they were given a real life case study to explore a leadership dilemma. LV's Program Manager Tony Matthews reflects: "Williamson takes an adaptive, challenge based leadership approach in which the participants consider real case situations and leadership dilemmas and work through these in a safe, collegiate environment. The different skills in the room mean that the networking and understanding of individual strengths make the lessons even more tangible."

Amongst others, the group were joined by the Honourable John Cain, former Premier of Victoria (1982-1990), who shared his insights on community leadership and Professor Rob Moodie who joined the group for an informal fireside chat and dinner. The Opening Retreat presented an engaging and challenging experience for all.  

One participant gave the following feedback: "I am not exaggerating by saying that the experience was unlike any leadership course I've ever been to, and that it was life changing. I look forward to being further challenged."