How sports coaches use world class leadership to create winning teams

How sports coaches use world class leadership

Before I elaborate, I have a confession to make… I’m an ex senior AFL player, now a football coach and more recently, a professional recruiter. To outsiders, a senior coach is the face of their club, much like a hiring

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Does a work legacy matter?

Does a work legacy matter

Let me paint the scene. It’s Saturday night, I’m at a friend’s house with a group of mates as our children run inside and outside the house vaguely supervised. Our respective partners are all out, so we’re taking the opportunity

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A salute to my early career

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Rather than following my friends to University when I left school, I took an alternative route into the workforce by joining the New Zealand Army – not exactly the most obvious career choice for a female with a short and

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Born in 1967, still growing up: Slade Group celebrates 50 years

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In the following article by Maggie Chen, which appeared in the Autumn 2017 edition of the Victorian Chamber of Commerce & Industry Business Excellence magazine, Slade Group Chairman Geoff Slade shares his story and the insights he has developed over

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Bright young old things!

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“To be a genius, think like a 94-year-old.” If you’ve ever worried about your declining IQ, take heart from this fascinating profile of 94 year old John Goodenough who, together with his team at University of Texas, has filed a

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Attitude’s the biggest threat to the world economy?

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Experts at the World Economic Forum release yearly updates assessing the biggest dangers facing the world economy. Environmental concerns have jumped up the list and now global warming tops economists’ concerns. Last month I attended an Australian Credit Conference hosted

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How to learn Italian… without going to school

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It’s needless to say that childhood experiences shape a significant part of our adult persona, but they also help to build some of the skills and attributes that we carry with us during our working life. While in pre-elementary (equivalent

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Shift happens… Drift happens…

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Last week the Financial Review invited me to their two day top-tier business summit – possibly because it was on International Women’s Day and last year they included me in their Top 100 Women of Influence. As I headed home

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