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Amanda Gore

Amanda Gore

(Episode 391: 134 minutes 42) Tony Abbott faces a major challenge. A leadership spill has seen him become the leader of the Australian Liberal Party by the narrowest of margins. He has a divided party that he now needs to unite so they can move forward. The same week in politics saw another leadership spill in the NSW Labor government.

Sudden leadership change isn't unique to politics, of course. Many senior managers find themselves suddenly put into the top job after a period of rapid internal change. They could face animosity from those loyal to a predecessor and a team of players uncertain over their future.

So how do you act quickly to stop the unrest and unite the team? Amanda Gore is an international speaker on leadership and group dynamics, who says that there are three basic elements to consider. It's all to do with neuroscience and neuroplasticity apparently!

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