Lessons in Leadership
Journey through the blog archive of Holly’s key takeaways and lessons learned from over 15 years of working with top global leaders, presenting and hosting award-winning events and leading decision-making as a board director at powerhouse organisations.
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Walking the Tech Tightrope
Encryption. Extremist social media content. Driverless cars. Blockchain. Drones. Facial recognition. Cybersecurity. AI. Fake news. The list of technology issues confronting our society is mind-boggling, and only growing in number and complexity by the day.
Co-founding Energy Disruptors Unite!
Energy Disruptors is a catalyst for bold, game-changing solutions to the world’s biggest energy challenges. In 2018, we brought together global leaders like Sir Richard Branson, New York Times best-selling author Susan Cain, Suncor's Steve Williams, Bloomberg's Michael Liebreich and Formula-E World Champion Lucas DiGrassi to ignite conversations and collaborations to drive transformation in the energy sector.
Be a leader: an AFLW Inspire story
'I remember bursting into tears – I was devastated,' Holly says. 'It struck me as so weird that I wasn't allowed to do something that my brothers could do.'
Business trailblazers: Nine formidable women leading the way for future generations
Waters, who made headlines in 2017 for breastfeeding her daughter while passing a motion in parliament, told The CEO Magazine “I firmly believe that you can’t be what you can’t see,” she says. “At the moment, the parliament is pale, male and stale and we need more women in there, which will not just create a more diverse political arena but also go a long way to fixing gender equity issues in other areas of our lives.”
Trust is key to high performance.
Non-experts are more often than not solving problems that have stumped experts, because they are bringing an unbiased, fresh perspective. “Truly great organisations, great leaders in the period ahead will be defined or typified by the diversity of the five people they spend the most time hanging around with,” Ms Ransom told the Property Council of Australia WA’s annual Women in Property lunch.
ABC’s The Drum
Holly Ransom joins host Craig Reucassel on ABC's The Drum, alongside panelists Van Badham, Kate Carnell and Rory O'Connor for a feisty discussion across breaking topics in Australia and overseas.
Building Atomic Habits in 2019
Those of you who know me well, or who’ve seen me present, will know I’m obsessed with habits. It fascinates me that (depending on what habit study you read) between 30-40% of our daily activity is estimated to be habitual, and yet we have a tendency to overlook the marginal gains that are available to us by merely tweaking our repeated behaviour.
Power Women: Holly Ransom On The Power Of Asking The Right Questions
I’m speaking with Holly Ransom, the Perth born, 29-year-old Australian businesswoman personally requested by Barack Obama to moderate his only Australian talk when the former President visited last year. As we chat, however, I realise that descriptor is just as fitting for Holly herself, a woman who is both incredibly calm and secure in her purpose.