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Perspective 

Tuesday April 11th, 2017 in Miscellaneous, In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

All too often in life we need to be reminded of perspective.  Whether it’s personal, family, business or taking the sporting field we all need a dose of perspective at some stage in our lives,… Read More

Life after change

Tuesday April 11th, 2017 in Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

A lot of people are starting their careers in Change Management  thanks to fabulous Change Management “Pioneers” who carved out a specialisation over the past 25+ years. Change Management now has a career path from… Read More

Are you relevant? Are you really?

Wednesday April 5th, 2017 in Miscellaneous, In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

More often than not when presented with such a question, most people will answer “well yes of course I am”, my question back is…are you really? Harsh? Perhaps. Thought provoking? Absolutely! This is the reality… Read More

Cultural Reform Sydney Breakfast

Tuesday April 4th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

Last week Ampersand International hosted a Cultural Reform breakfast with guest speaker Dr. Corinne Manning at O Bar and Dining in Sydney. Corinne is a globally recognised leader in cultural reform, with a unique blend… Read More

The technologies and customer trends likely to change marketing organisations the most over the next five years

Tuesday March 28th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

The Intelligence Unit (aka research dept.) of the `The Economist’ surveyed ~500 CMOs and senior marketing executives worldwide to explore which technologies and customer trends are likely to change marketing organizations the most over the… Read More

Future Thinking: Management Planning

Monday March 27th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

We are all encouraged to think and plan ahead. This article by Antonia Case in NewPhilosopher examines the benefits or mistakes in doing so. Antonia, ” Write down your five year goals. Self help gurus… Read More

Ampersand International – Across Borders

Thursday March 16th, 2017 in Miscellaneous, In the News, Ampersand Latest

 In 2016 Ampersand International realised its vision of becoming a truly international business . How was this achieved?  Well I’d like to say it wasn’t easy, but it was. With a key member of the Ampersand family moving… Read More

Bottom Up & Inside Out: The Future of Work

Wednesday March 15th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

What does this mean? Well to some of the shapers and influencers in this space, it’s firmly about driving engagement via digital collaboration to enable employees to shape, build and formulate the corporate narrative rather than… Read More

Customer Analytics Insights 

Wednesday March 15th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

So guys, this is my style – like it or not, it’s all about the data, insight and sticking to the facts! Here we go… What I’ve heard from clients; Real need from clients to… Read More

Best Practice Digital – is there such a thing? ….Good, better, optimized.

Wednesday March 15th, 2017 in Miscellaneous, In the News, Ampersand Latest

2017 is well and truly underway and we are encouraged by the evolving trends, talent requirements and executive profiles we have identified across our global digital portfolio.  Ampersand Digital has accomplished a year of rapid international… Read More

She’d made it. Or so she thought.

Wednesday March 15th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

Until the day she was called into a meeting room without notice and told her role, and the career she had worked so incredibly hard for; sacrificed so much for – was as good as… Read More

WARNING: This will be hard to read

Tuesday March 7th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

Because it’s written in…BOLD. That’s right, the entire piece.  But let’s not focus on the font – we women mastered that centuries ago. Truly we did.  Today is International Women’s Day #BeBoldforChange.  All over the… Read More

Ampersand – Corporate Affairs Insights 2016-17

Tuesday March 7th, 2017 in Ampersand Insights

After pushing for this over many decades, corporate affairs has become a critical member of the management team and an important voice around boardroom tables. There is also now widespread acknowledgement of the importance of… Read More

Cultural Reform Breakfast Featuring Dr. Corinne Manning

Wednesday March 1st, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

Ampersand International are hosting a breakfast at O Bar and Dining on Thursday, 30th March.  This breakfast will be for selected corporate executives to gain insights from Dr. Corinne Manning, who is a globally recognised consultant,… Read More

Why you should take notice of introverts

Wednesday March 1st, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Advisory, Ampersand Insights

Several years ago I went to one of those well-known health retreats in Queensland where one goes to detox and rejuvenate. I needed to get away from the daily grind, refresh and renew my energy… Read More

Cultural Reform Breakfast

Thursday February 23rd, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

On Tuesday morning, Ampersand International hosted a Cultural Reform breakfast with guest speaker Dr. Corinne Manning at Melbourne’s iconic Vue De Monde. Corinne is a globally recognised leader in cultural reform, with a unique blend… Read More

What does it take to be a great teacher ?

Thursday February 16th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

What are the benefits of educating? Roslyn Arnold explores this subject in NewPhilosopher and gives us something to feel proud about when we have taught with our hearts. Roslyn, ” Effective teaching requires an extensive… Read More

“I’ve f**ked up, I’m starting again…and I’m really sorry for swearing.”

Tuesday February 14th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

Said Adele at the 59th Grammy’s last night. And here it is – a small but authentic lesson in being human. Whatever your trade – whether an international multi–award winning superstar or an average career… Read More

The post-truth world of the older worker

Thursday February 9th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Advisory

Margie had just received some news that would rock her world. After 25 years in one organisation, rising up through the ranks from a fledgling graduate to a senior executive, she was unexpectedly dismissed. Like… Read More

How stories can change lives: my own personal journey

Thursday February 2nd, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Advisory

2016 was a year of writing stories. In December I completed an in-house publication: Unfinished Business – 11 Voices of Success at VicRoads and through this process met a group of delightful, talented and inspirational women… Read More

Walking Your Talk: Advice, Knowledge & Action

Wednesday February 1st, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

It seems everyone wants to give us advice, for our own good, for our own benefit. The aim is to help guide us back on course, the perception being that we have somehow wandered off… Read More

We Don’t Need No Education: Memory & Learning

Tuesday January 24th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

  Times have changed in the way we employ our brains to learn and retain information. Antonio Case writes in NewPhilosopher, “As information compounds at an alarming rate, some argue that learning how to properly… Read More

Millennials vs. the World

Thursday January 19th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

Simon Sinek’s viral interview on millennials in the workplace has imposed the topic into the minds of a global audience. Well informed and balanced, Sinek discusses the challenges and pitfalls facing the generation. This morning,… Read More

Progress & Growth: The Call to Your Own True Adventure

Wednesday January 11th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

An article by Flora S Michaels in NewPhilosopher gives us the opportunity to consider how our life will unfold as we move through it and at the same time allow us to think about the… Read More

Branding: how one person can make a brand

Wednesday January 11th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

An article by Peter Roper in Marketing Mag discusses how one person can make a brand. In this case Peter talks about Luke Mangan the renown restaurateur and opens many doors whilst showing us how… Read More

Cultural Reform Breakfast Featuring Dr. Corinne Manning

Wednesday January 11th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

Ampersand International are hosting a breakfast at Vue De Monde on Tuesday 21st February 2017.  This breakfast will be for selected corporate executives to gain insights from Dr. Corinne Manning, who is a globally recognised… Read More

Change Management: The times they are A-Changin

Tuesday December 20th, 2016 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

“The times they are A-Changin” to quote the 2016 Nobel prize winner in Literacy – Bob Dylan. The pace of change in 2017 seems to have sped up or is it just me getting older? … Read More

HR Development: Why Not Change Your Mind?

Tuesday December 20th, 2016 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

  Every day we form opinions about a wide range of issues including personal and business situations. When we form an opinion are we open minded about changing our point of view on these issues… Read More

Marketing & Digital: The Five Most Important Attributes of Digital Experience

Tuesday December 13th, 2016 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

We all seek to form, establish, create and develop successful businesses. Paramount to building any business today is to find ways to unlock valuable customer data and relate this back to our digital platforms. Veronika… Read More

Coaching Vs Mediation

Wednesday December 7th, 2016 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Advisory, Ampersand Insights

When coaching just isn’t enough, consider mediation Meet Michelle Michelle is a young, high potential sales representative working for a large pharmaceutical company. Patrick is a sales manager valued in the company for meeting or exceeding his… Read More

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We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate designer to join one of Australia’s most respected life insurers. Passionate and curious designers wanted Strong team environment Career progression opportunities Our client, one of Australia’s most… Read More

Change Manager

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Financial Services and Banking industry Melbourne Location Permanent Opportunity A clear market leader in its sector, this organisation presents an opportunity to join one of Australia’s leading brands. Reporting to a Head of Change, you… Read More

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Ampersand International – Digital Forum

(In the News & Ampersand Latest)

Ampersand International hosted a Digital Forum with guest speaker Chaminda Ranasinghe at Melbourne’s Vue De Monde – attended by a select group of leading minds in digital and customer.  Chaminda heads up the Digital Sales… Read More

In the News

Brands Embracing Tech Have Happier Customers…

(In the News)

The search for the key to develop happier customers relentlessly continues on. In this article by CMO, Azadeh Williams writes, “World leading brands that maintain the highest level of customer experience satisfaction are more than twice… Read More

Jobs Growth And Rates – Interest Rates To Rise

(In the News)

David Rogers reports in The Australian, ” A further strengthening of Australia’s job market has backed official forecasts of faster economic growth reinforcing economists expectations that wages growth will recover enough to allow the Reserve… Read More

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