Enlighten Leadership

Leadership is our passion. Our goal is to inspire teams to build what we define as a leadership culture. We have seen the value of a good leadership culture, yet too often there are barriers that stop us from reaching our best.

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Our vision & our logo.

Enlighten Leadership’s vision is to ignite a passion for leadership across organisations and within our communities; encouraging a culture of leadership.

Our logo gives emphasis to our vision and principles of leadership.

  • Leadership requires creativity, as indicated by the playful font of Enlighten.
  • Leadership has foundational skills, as indicated by the hard font of Leadership.
  • Leadership happens at three levels, self, teams and society. Indicated by the three dots.
  • Leadership requires a holistic approach, indicated by the grey circle.
Enlighten Leadership

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Our Philosophy

We view leadership as holistic in nature.

Firstly, at the individual level we aim to encourage people to enact their leadership potential in everyday actions. Secondly, it is at the team and organisational level that we create a culture for leadership that supports, believes and values our diversity. Thirdly, when leadership is connected to a vision beyond our self, we activate our passion to create positive change in our communities.

Business, government and society are being transformed in an age of information. Increasingly, success is driven by the power of networks. Leaders are facing significant challenges and demands. Adapting, leading and implementing change are critical leadership skills.

Our Approach

Firstly, we work collaboratively with training institutions to support the delivery of existing learning and development programs. Ranging from training in basic management skills to building executive leadership capability. In addition, we work directly with clients to design and develop custom training programs. We offer coaching and mentoring support to compliment development programs.

While we cover the practical aspects of leading, our programs develop skills to critically analyse how you lead; encouraging a fresh perspective of leadership. We work with teams to define and develop their leadership culture, helping leaders apply innovative approaches to their own leadership.

Our content is flexible and may vary based on group dynamics and need. We apply a consultative approach to understand the development needs of the individual and teams. Our programs focus on achieving key leadership outcomes, including:

  • Identification and development of emerging leaders,
  • Implementation of transformative leadership,
  • Understanding how to facilitate change,
  • Analysis of adaptive and strategic challenges.



Leadership Development

  • Developing emerging leaders
  • Transformative leadership
  • Facilitating change
  • Adaptive challenges

Facilitation programs

  • Building positive teams
  • Professional communication skills
  • Management & Leadership styles
  • Strategic leadership

Executive Coaching

  • Professional practice
  • Build you leadership capacity
  • Career development
  • Strategic thinking

The journey of leadership

We are all on a journey to discover our leadership capacity. Regardless of your stage in this journey Enlighten Leadership brings a critical lens to this process.


We seek to enlighten your leadership capacity and move you toward positive change.


Our view is that great leaders understand the co-created nature of leading, involving your team, organisation and society.


Leadership is an exciting process of growth and discovery. We support teams in navigating their leadership challenges.


If you are seeking to build leadership talent or are keen to reach your potential then we are here to support you.

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Damen Hughes

Damien Hughes


Damien is a passionate leader who believes leadership has the power to transform business and society. With over 20 years leadership and management experience, he brings a critical perspective to the strategic challenges that many modern teams face. His presentation style combines theory and practice in a warm, inspiring and challenging manner. He encourages participation and learning through the art of conversation.

His qualifications include:

  • Master of Business Leadership
  • TAE40116 Certificate IV Training & Assessment
  • IECL (Level 2) Certified Executive Leadership Coach
  • Bachelor of Business Studies
  • Member of Institute of Managers & Leaders (MIML)
  • Member of the Australian Human Resource Institute (MARHI)

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