The nation has been transfixed by the crisis over the Liberal leadership and hence prime ministership since Australia Day, write Tim Harcourt and Richard Holden.
Leaders today can learn a lot from the Father of Modern India if their aim is to motivate people to get behind a cause, youth leader Karan Anand has told an audience at UNSW's Gandhi Jayanti event.
A political leader always needs to judge when to push ahead of, and when to pull back to, public opinion, writes Mark Rolfe.
Westpac CEO Gail Kelly has helped unveil a bust of Nelson Mandela and paid tribute to his inspiring legacy and leadership as part of the 2013 Wallace Wurth Lecture. VIDEO
Gail Kelly will present the 2013 Wallace Wurth Lecture on 28 August. The South African-born businesswoman will also help unveil a bust of Nelson Mandela, commissioned by UNSW.
The Independents were kingmakers at the beginning of this parliamentary term, and they might play the same role at its end, writes George Williams.
When faced with racial abuse from a spectator, Indigenous AFL player Adam Goodes took the opportunity to educate, rather than vilify the girl responsible. It was the mark of a strong leader, writes Chris Styles.
Perhaps the real question that the Labor Party needs to ask itself is what conditions need to be in place for any leader to succeed, writes Chris Styles.
With the combined fortunes of commodity producers and the federal budget increasingly tied to Chinese demand, Australia has much riding on the leadership transition, writes Laurie Pearcey.
If it really were clear that simply adding a woman to the board would increase shareholder value by a significant amount, you can be sure that firms would already be doing it, writes Renee Adams.