3 Ways to Be More Creative (now!)
from Sydney Morning Herald, November 18, 2013, Alison Griswold US President Barack Obama. Photo: AP Everyone has things that tick them off, and that’s especially true for powerful leaders who frequently deal with people. From half-baked ideas to working around the clock, we’ve collected the management pet peeves of 10 of the world’s most influential leaders. Most … Continue reading
I use psychometric assessments routinely in my executive search practice but only on this planet. So let’s go to a galaxy far, far away and ask, who’s the best boss, Darth Vader or Jar-Jar Binks?
illustration: Jim Pavlides Doing business in Australia should be easy. After all, they speak English, right? True, but after living and working in Australia for 35 years (from the US), I can tell you that Australians see the world very differently than you do. Australia and the US share many economic, political and cultural antecedents … Continue reading
1. Australia is the 14th largest consumer market on earth. We buy stuff! 2. We sell stuff too! Australia is 12th largest economy in world, 5th highest per capita income. 3. The IMF downgraded Australian growth from 3.3% to 2.8% and it’s still higher than the US. 4. Rated happiest country in the world. Happiness … Continue reading