Janine Garner

Janine Garner
Sydney-based Janine Garner is an internationally-acclaimed entrepreneur and Fortune 500 mentor, keynote speaker and author. She is a partner at Thought Leaders Global, which helps clever people to become commercially smart, and the founder and CEO of the LBDGroup, a networking community that connects like-minded women together to help them achieve extraordinary growth. Janine is passionate about bringing brilliant people together to achieve remarkable results through collaboration, connection and influential leadership.

She is the winner of an International Stevie Award, a Top 10 finalist in the DARE Magazine Daredevil Awards and was listed in 2013 as one of Australia’s “Most Inspiring Women” by Madison Magazine. Janine is also the founder of Australia’s first gift giving circle, the First Seeds Fund, committed to supporting women and children at the grassroots of Australia with a focus on education and employment.

She is the author of From Me To We: Why Commercial Collaboration Will Future Proof Business, Leaders and Personal Success (Wiley 2015) and It’s Who You Know: How a Network of 12 Key People Can Fast-Track Your Success (Wiley 2017). 


5 Ways the Power of ‘I Can’ Changes You

By Janine Garner | June 1, 2016

It’s up to you to visualize the future you want. It’s up to you to decide to take action.

5 Ways to Be More Influential

5 Ways to Be More Influential

By Janine Garner | March 23, 2016

The world is moving fast—so you should be, too. Here’s how to inspire movement and influence change.


5 Tips to Overcome Your (Probably Irrational) Fears

By Janine Garner | January 4, 2016

Don’t let fear stop your from living life on purpose. Here’s how to step in to your spotlight and shine.

5 Rules of Disruptive Leadership

By Janine Garner | October 29, 2015

Don’t be an average leader. Be a rigorously reckless one. Here’s the how and why.

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4 Ways to Be a More Collaborative Leader

By Janine Garner | August 10, 2015

There are two types of leadership—“me” and “we.” Where do you fall? Do you like your office door closed, no distractions allowed? Or do you prefer your door open, interruptions welcome? Beware that by tucking yourself away in the corner office, you are isolating yourself… and successful leadership requires collaboration, the opposite of isolation. So…

There’s an Elephant in the Room and It Might Be Your Clueless Leadership Style

By Janine Garner | May 22, 2015

Vulnerability and failure—two words that might as well be R-rated in the higher echelons of corporate. But should they actually be Restricted? Look at some of the most successful leaders and high-flying entrepreneurs in play today; at some stage in their upward momentum, they have “failed.” But then they showed strength and resilience, and came…