Australia’s ranking on the Gender Gap Index

As the world’s sixth largest country, Australia is well known for a strong economy, great holiday destinations, laidback lifestyles and some of the world’s most livable cities, including Melbourne ranking at number 1 on the Economist Intelligence Unit global “liveability” study and Adelaide’s recent ranking in Lonely Planet’s top 10 cities to visit in 2014.

However, when the topic centres on gender equality, Australia ranks 24th out of 110 countries according to the Global Gender Gap Report 2013. Continue reading

How To Effectively Battle Work Guilt

High productivity is the demand of the working world today.

We feel this constant need to always be achieving results and keeping up with what is expected of our roles. But often we find ourselves being driven not by the power to be productive but by the guilt that comes with not meeting our expectations as well as others’ expectations of us.

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Digital and Social Media

As a Business Executive, you can’t afford to ignore social media. Studies show that 2 billion consumers use social media and this number is expected to grow to 2.55 billion by 2017. Thinking at an executive level, social media must be incorporated as one of your company’s business strategies. It’s how your clients, customers and employees want to interact with your business.
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Succession Planning: The Good and the Bad

To most, succession planning is not an important consideration for their business. Some even believe that it is only for family-owned companies. This however, is not the case.

Succession planning should be considered as vital as the company’s biggest goal. It provides a strong basis in terms of deciding who will be the next leader of a company in case of a Continue reading

Understanding People Is A Key Factor In Transition Management

Change or getting out of one’s “comfort zone” can really frighten employees in an organisation and yet the pace of innovation demands that organisations keep ahead of or at least keep pace with change to ensure sustainability, competitiveness and remain relevant to their customers and clients.
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Mastering Your Thoughts

Mastering your thoughts can be a challenge to say the least. People often forget or don’t know how powerful one’s mind can be and in turn how destructive it can be without applying control.

Your mind, specifically your thoughts, affects your perception and therefore, your interpretation of reality.

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