Sonia McDonald is an Australian leadership executive coach and advisor, thought leader, dynamic keynote speaker and author of Leadership Attitude and Just Rock It!. She’s also CEO and founder of LeadershipHQ, and through this she empowers and builds great leaders and leadership across the globe.
Named as one of the Top 250 Influential Women in the world as well as Top 100 Australian Entrepreneurs by Richtopia, Sonia is internationally recognised as an expert in leadership and strategy, organisational development, workplace diversity and the neuroscience of leadership. In her presentations, Sonia shares the story of her own development as a leader, along with leadership tips and techniques she has perfected through working with hundreds of corporate and small business clients and entrepreneurs.
Through presentations filled with passion, empowerment and transformational learning, Sonia inspires current and potential leaders to apply her winning strategies to become outstanding leaders.
Sonia has written several books on leadership: Leadership Attitude, Just Rock It! and Neuroscience of Leadership, and she writes regularly for publications such as The Australian, HRD Magazine, Smart Healthy Women and Women’s Business Media. She has been published in BBC Capital, The Australian, HRD Magazine, Business Insider and Richtopia
To survive and thrive today, many organisations are undertaking a pivotal shift from a traditional organisational model designed for the industrial economy to an agile model. This paradigm shift heralds a new form of organisation that enables greater value, innovation and collaboration at unprecedented speed, scale, and impact. Agile organisations can develop products five times faster, make decisions three times faster, and reallocate resources more quickly. This requires a new kind of Leadership. Sonia McDonald will take you on journey on how to be that new kind of Leader and lead agility for the 21st Century.