Traits of the most successful leaders

Posted on 22/03/2017 by admin
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Australia’s senior leadership tier is ageing.

Currently, more than half of the senior leadership roles in multi-site organisations are held by individuals aged 55 years or over. Workplace leaders tend to be younger – 43% of them are under 45 years of age*.

So what does this mean for you?

Millennial leadership roles are on the rise; there’s no better time for young professionals to hone their skills and progress more quickly into a senior role. And we can help. (more…)

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How to build your confidence

Posted on 17/03/2017 by admin
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Progressing in any career requires a certain level of self-assurance.

I mean, think about it. Before you can convince your manager or boss that you’re ready to step up to the next level, you have to convince yourself!

If you’re naturally quite introverted, don’t worry. There are ways to build up your confidence levels so that you’re 100% ready to make the leap to a managerial role or take on more responsibilities – even switch to a new industry entirely. (more…)

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Movies to spark your inspiration

Posted on 07/03/2017 by admin
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Need to get inspired for your next big creative project?

We caught up with Stephen Morrison, our Design & Technologies Program Manager in Melbourne, to get his expert opinion on movies that get the creative juices flowing.

And he did not disappoint. (We know what we’ll be streaming this week.)

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2017 Design Trends: What to expect

Posted on 17/02/2017 by admin
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At the beginning of each year comes the tendency to look forward – and a whole new set of trends to predict. And nowhere is this arguably more exciting than in the world of design.

So what trends can we expect in 2017? We see what the experts are saying.

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Last week, we posted a blog on mindfulness to discuss what it was, why it was so popular, and how you might be able to benefit from it. If heading back to work or school after the break has you feeling a little bit anxious or stressed, we definitely recommend you read it here.

Thanks to our friends at TheMuse, we’ve found an easy-to-remember set of steps on how you can get through any stressful situation with a little bit of mindfulness.

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An introduction to mindfulness

Posted on 20/01/2017 by admin
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‘Mindfulness’ has become hugely popular in recent years.

CEOs and many other professionals have credited mindfulness with improving their performance, reducing stress, and providing an overall greater satisfaction in both work and life. So what are they all going on about? Let’s take a look.
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Ten tricks to positive thinking

Posted on 17/01/2017 by admin
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It’s January, and you probably have a list of goals you’re hoping to achieve in 2017. We’ve recently posted our guide to goal achievement eBook here, but we’ve still got a few more tricks up our sleeve to help you achieve success in 2017.

The secret? Think positive.

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Download the ultimate party planning timeline

Posted on 13/12/2016 by admin
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Planning a party this Christmas?

You’ve seen our party planning slideshare*, but you may be wondering – how long will all of this planning take me? How am I expected to get organised? Am I on schedule, or am I just hopelessly winging it? (more…)

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Holiday season is upon us

…and with it comes an excess of reasons to celebrate!

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Download your event planning checklist

Posted on 27/11/2016 by admin
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Considering a career in events?

If the answer’s YES, then there’s no better place to start than to jump in and plan one of your very own.

We’ve created an easy-to-use events checklist to help guide your planning.

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