Cutting Through Corporate BS with Lisa Coletta

Corporate governance is crucial for the smooth running of an organization. But how does it work exactly and how does it affect you as a leader?

In today’s episode, Laura sits down with governance expert, Lisa Coletta, for a thought-provoking conversation about why governance matters for leaders and organizations.

Lisa’s no-nonsense approach to simplifying governance and making it actionable is a game-changer.
Throughout this episode, you will hear her emphasize why governance should not be viewed as a boring or overkill topic, but rather as a crucial leadership capability that leaders at all levels of an organization should possess. She also delves into other aspects of governance, including decision-making, transparency, influence, and policy documentation.

Stay until the end and hear about a personal example from Laura’s corporate career where governance was at the crux of an issue. 

Thank you for tuning in! If you haven’t listened to episode 110, where Laura and Manal Keen dive deep into the power of having an open mind, then go back and check it out!

In this episode, we cover:
-What corporate governance means.
-Building a culture of transparency.
-How to navigate the political hierarchy at work.
-The difference between accountability and responsibility.

Resources and links mentioned during this episode:
-Visit Lisa’s website at and connect with her on LinkedIn and Instagram.
-Join the Catch Crew and get access to team-building tools as well as Values First – the course.
-Fill out an application and get on the waitlist for the next cohort of the You Belong in the C-Suite Group Coaching Program at
-Laura’s first book – Values First. How Knowing Your Core Beliefs Can Get You the Life and Career You Want – is now available! Grab your copy today!
-Want to work with Laura? Check out her programs and coaching services.
-Find your Free Values Worksheet HERE and take action on what matters most today!

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More about Lisa Coletta:

Lisa, the Founder/Managing Director of The Governance Collective Pty Ltd, Australasia’s leading edge Corporate Governance organisation is a passionate corporate governance change leader who leads a collective of senior specialists that shape, drive and implement ‘right sized’ governance policy and related frameworks and processes holistically in businesses. Having worked in both the private and public sector with a career that spans well over two decades in governance at varying levels, Lisa has defined, rejuvenated and co-created governance frameworks and processes enabling effective decision making in organisations. She has done this through advising Chairs, Boards, Committees, Managing Directors and Executives on how to implement heart centred corporate governance, enabling active and adaptive management approaches to aid in delivery of their business strategy. Lisa is passionate about executive coaching and mentoring, guiding and providing thought leadership to Boards, Executive Management and governance professionals. She relishes the opportunity to support the continuous improvement of their personal effectiveness and mindsets to enable the delivery of co-created governance within their organisation at both strategic and operational levels.

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