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Judith Bell

Visual Design and Systems Support

Judith draws on the valuable experience she acquired whilst supporting CEO’s and senior management for many years in Australia and in the UK. She has worked across a wide range of industries including leadership development, insurance, hospitality, publishing, and local and national government agencies.

She is organised, approachable and responsive, with advanced Microsoft Office skills, enabling her to support LTA in program coordination including client liaison, logistics and materials production.

Judith supports the LTA Team in all things digital – from managing our website and virtual file sharing systems to the development of high quality, professional presentations and impactful course materials. Judith has a can-do attitude and always delivers ahead of schedule and above expectations.

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Debunking Leadership Presence

Presence is a common leadership development theme in executive coaching. I have often wondered why it comes up so frequently and why we struggle to define it adequately. What I have learnt through my coaching work is that rather than provide a precise definition, I ask the coachee and their line manager what they understand it to be. They invariably come up with a wide range of views. Their most common response is that presence equates to charisma.  And herein lies the problem in my opinion, charismatic people account for less than 5% of the population and their personality, charm and looks... More...