Brought to you by the team behind one of Australia’s most popular Leadership Podcasts

The Academy is a Group Coaching Program that sees professionals coming together to support, coach & learn with each other to develop their Habits of Leadership around the three essential pillars of Emotional Intelligence, Leading Effective Teams & Navigating Change.

You can enrol as an individual or as a team. 

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How the Academy Works

The Habits of Leadership Academy is an Online Group Coaching Program in which leaders come together each month in small cohorts to explore the theories, challenges, opportunities and practicalities of leading in 2021 & beyond. 

The Academy is your place to hear and be heard. wherever you are on your leadership journey, wherever you are in the World.

Monthly Sessions

Your Academy Cohort will meet online in the 3rd week of each month to explore the theories, challenges, opportunities and practicalities of leadership. You can also jump into the Hot Seat and get support from your group to address specific challenges you're facing. ​

Small & Supportive

Your Academy Cohort is a small group of professionals who are invested in your development as much as they are their own. As well as the Hot Seat, you will connect with other Cohort members to give and receive leadership support.

Responsive & Practical

The Academy is focussed on what leaders can do regularly to enhance their leadership. As well as the monthly coaching groups, our online platform gives you access to practical tools, podcasts, readings & other materials for you to use in your leadership role.


Yes, although the level of leadership is unimportant. We have found that irrespective of your seniority or the sector in which you lead, our coaching approaches, and the experience of others in the Academy will benefit those leaders keen to push themselves.  

For you to get the most out of the Academy we encourage you to adopt a mindset of curiosity and humility. 

There is no curriculum as such. Rather, The Habits of Leadership Academy is tailored to meet the challenges that leaders face. The direction of each cohort will be informed by the challenges you, as our members, are facing. By leveraging the collective expertise & experience within the group, we can anticipate exploring concepts such as: 

Emotional Intelligence & Leading Self, Leading Others, Leading Change and the Power of Coaching.

Once a month your Cohort will get together for a 90min Group Session. There is no obligation for you to attend every session. However, we ask that you aim for at least 75% attendance rate.

Monthly Sessions run from February to November 2021

You can choose your preferred session times below.

The dates for 2021 Academy Zoom Coaching Sessions are: 

(You attend either the Tuesday or Thursday depending on your preference)

Tuesday 16th or Thursday 18th February 2021

Tuesday 16th or Thursday 18th March 2021

Tuesday 20th or Thursday 22nd April 2021

Tuesday 18th or Thursday 20th May 2021

Tuesday 15th or Thursday 17th June 2021

Tuesday 20th or Thursday 22nd July 2021

Tuesday 17th or Thursday 19th August 2021

Tuesday 14th or Thursday 16th September 2021

Tuesday 19th or Thursday 21st October 2021

Tuesday 16th or Thursday 18th November 2021

Your enrolment fee is: 1995 AUD (+GST if you are in Australia)

Payment plans can be developed to suit your budget timelines.

You will not be required to pay anything upon enrolment. 

Once your place is confirmed, Samira from Cut Through HQ will be in touch to organise your payment plan. 

Academy sessions will consist of only a small number of participants in order to ensure an immersive and valuable experience for all.

As well as addressing current issues, we’ll dig deeper into the work of the world’s leading experts in the field of leadership who we’ve been fortunate enough to interview for our podcast

We’re also introducing the Hot Seat in which you can opt to bring a challenge you’re dealing with specifically to gain insight from your Academy colleagues. 

Along with the occasional reading or video The Habits of Leadership Academy is sure to stimulate and support you in your role.

You can sign up your whole team, but when you do we’ll discuss with you as to whether your team join the various cohorts here, or we run it ‘in-house’ just for you.

Absolutely, and we’d love to have you! 

For teachers in Australia, we can provide you a certificate that you can claim to use as Teacher Identified Hours against the AITSL Standards. 

The nature of the Academy ensures that all the learning will be responsive to the needs of the group. If you’ve worked with us before and you want revisit certain concepts, you can. If you wish to explore brand new concepts you can do that too. 

Facilitated By

Dan Haesler

Dan Haesler is a coach who works with elite athletes & teams as well as corporate leaders & educators.

His work centres on happier, healthier and higher performance.

Dan is an international keynote speaker and regularly presents alongside industry leaders on topics of leadership, mindset, motivation and peak performance.

Before moving to Australia, he was also once identified, on national TV, as the UK’s worst housemate. 

Tim Perkins

Tim Perkins is a highly engaging coach, facilitator and keynote speaker and an expert listener. His work focuses around themes of Wellbeing, Mindset, Engagement and Motivation and how this impacts leadership and change. For more than 25 years, Tim has been empowering people to flourish personally and professionally – this is both his skill and passion.

Tim is a creative thinker and problem solver who has the ability to get others around him thinking with greater clarity and critical discernment.

During the First Gulf War, in an unexpected turn of events, Tim found himself being smuggled into Iraq, posing as a French journalist.

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Need to Chat?

If you’d like to chat more about the Academy, or about how we can support you or your people, please get in touch via email or phone. 


(+61) 02 9567 4793

55 Wollongong Road, Arncliffe, NSW 2205

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