Helping Gen Ys To Become The International Managers Of The Future

By Barry Thomas. According to Future Workplace it is estimated that by 2025, Gen Y workers will account for 75 percent of the workforce. Indeed, Gen Ys are set to becomethe international leaders of the future and are therefore a critical talent pool forglobalorganisations to coach and mentor. Gen Ys are increasingly moving towards managerial […]

Boost Your Business By Boosting Your Brain

By Dr Helena Popovic MBBS. Your most powerful business asset is your brain. By understanding how your brain works, you can work more productively, creatively and efficiently. You can learn how to think more incisively, focus more effectively and sustain your mental energy throughout the day. Here are some of the latest findings from neuroscience […]

Top Ten Tips For Women In Business

By Katie Day. The business world and business culture has changed; big time. Back in the 1970s and 1980s when I was at school and at the beginning of my working life, the culture and work environment were so different to now. I look back at my mother and see the struggle and fight she […]

The Courage To Move From Management To Leadership

By Ray MacLean. The journey from being a sound and solid business to an elite level of performance will only happen when an organisation has the motivation to break through the comfort zone by challenging its capable managers to become elite leaders. What is the difference? Capable managers focus on the mechanics of the business […]

Addressing Australia’s Middle Skills Gap

Unlike the United States and most countries in Western Europe, Australia has enjoyed a relatively robust economy and low unemployment rate for more than a decade. Today, while overall US unemployment has remained stuck above eight per cent, our rate is just above five per cent. We compare even more favourably to the UK and […]

Overcoming Hurdles –The Parallels Between Sport And The Business World

By David Buttifant & Paul Licuria There are many parallels between the sporting arena and the business world. Both are aiming for success and the close wins, along with the disappointing losses, are all part of the challenging and, at times, ruthless journey. Inevitably, things do not always go to plan. Sometimes, the least likely […]

Dealing With The Loneliness of Management

By John Bigelow. William Shakespeare once wrote “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown” (King Henry IV). In difficult times, people look to their leaders to provide guidance, direction and hope. In providing such things, leaders are often required to make tough decisions, to take risks, and to take responsibility for actions that might […]