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Lead to Soar

Aug 19, 2021

Lead to Soar! is a production of A Career that Soars!

In this episode of L2S!, leadership and gender equality expert, Michelle Redfern, sits down with guest Peta Sitcheff for a candid interview. They cover her exceptional career in sales and talk about a very rural problem for women in the workforce - burnout. We're incredibly proud of this episode and hope you find it engaging and helpful.

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Bio for Guest, Peta Sitcheff

Peta Sitcheff is an author (My Beautiful Mess) and consultant based in Melbourne, Australia. She works with clients who would benefit most from her Sales leadership, and supports organizations to discover opportunity in unchartered waters.

Peta is an advocate for professional practices that are sustainable & minimize burnout, Peta inspires teams to consider the reputation they are trying to foster through her Lead with your Legacy coaching framework - content that refines communication skills & promotes behaviour that facilitates customer trust.

Peta’s passion projects are; mentoring young women through career change & unlocking workplace conversations through her story on burnout & navigating a male dominated customer environment.

Peta is a mother and is a passionate advocate for mental health and well-being in the work place. 


Bio for Michelle Redfern

Michelle is the founder of Advancing Women, an enterprise providing research and advisory services on workplace gender equality, inclusion and diversity. She is co-host of A Career that Soars! the founder of women’s network Women Who Get It  co-founder of CDW (Culturally Diverse Women) and host of the Lead to Soar podcast.

Michelle is an experienced Non-Executive Director with Board and advisory roles in the finance, sport, for purpose and supply chain sectors. She is a proud Ambassador for Flexible Working Day and Girls Uniform Agenda. She has held executive leadership roles at ASX & FTSE listed companies NAB, Telstra and Serco during her 30-year corporate career.

Michelle is a Graduate of the AICD, holds an Executive MBA (Distinction) and holds various accreditations in organisational diversity and coaching. She is an in-demand speaker and is a regular contributor to the discussion and advocate for gender equality and inclusion in sport and business workplaces.