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Australia, Island Of Invention

Wednesday September 20th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

Australia isn’t typically regarded as a driver of scientific experimentation, cutting edge abilities and inventive research. Rather gravitating towards the outdoors, lucky we can avoid much of what is considered hard work with the relaxed lifestyle… Read More

Melbourne Top Of The List For Chinese Residential Buyers

Tuesday September 19th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

The world is awake to watching what the Chinese people do. As they modernise, improve their educational system, step up their trade programs and take a leading role in technology. Consequently they will continue to… Read More

Embrace Change

Wednesday September 6th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

Richard Gluyas reports in Business, The Australian, on a panel discussion with NAB Chairman Ken Henry covering changes on the way in the nation’s workplaces. Andrew Thorburn, NAB Chief Executive contributes in a very open… Read More

Research has proven that your phone is annoying your boss.

Wednesday August 30th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

Research from USC’s Marshall School of Business has proven that any time you take your phone out during a meeting you are annoying your boss and colleagues. The study also showed that people above the… Read More

Ampersand International Digital Forum

Monday August 28th, 2017 in In the News

Ampersand International is hosting a digital forum breakfast at Vue De Monde on Friday, October 6th.   The informative breakfast will be presented by the Head of Digital Sales & Marketing at ANZ, Chaminda Ranasinghe. The focus… Read More

Banking, wages, leadership and technology – what do they have in common?

Wednesday August 9th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

Some interesting developments in the business world this week. These developments directly affect the future opportunities for employees in the banking, media and technology sectors. Shifts in banking, wages, trends towards flexible work practices and… Read More

Marketing: Understanding the New Engagement Economy

Tuesday July 25th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

Engaging with our customers is an essential part of driving our businesses. However are we sure that we communicate with them in an effective manner? An article in MarketingMag produced by Marketo, a content partner… Read More

The Life cycle of Unfinished Business

Thursday July 13th, 2017 in In the News

Let me start by saying, my simple business, people and customer philosophy is that we don’t stop until it’s done…and it’s never done. Holding ourselves to account on behalf of our clients, their experiences, their… Read More

Tech Talent And Company Start Ups: Sons Of Atlassian

Tuesday July 11th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest

  Glenda Korporaal’s article in The Australian, Deal Magazine shows how the harnessing of talent and focus on developing staff with a common journey can pay off in a very big way. Sons of Atlassian… Read More

Future Gazing 2020: The Future Of Marketing…or rather, the Engagement Economy

Thursday June 29th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

Mike Handes is Director of Customer Success, Asia Pacific at Marketo – we love a good title these days! In this article in Marketing Mag he shows us how Marketo’s path to 2020 forecasts future… Read More

5 Reasons why you need a Change Manager

Thursday May 18th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

Actually there are hundreds of reasons you need a change manager but we don’t have all day so I have narrowed it down for you:   1 – Digital all the way baby  So your… Read More

Technology: Building In The Cloud for Competitive Advantage

Thursday April 20th, 2017 in In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

  A great deal has been written about the digital economy and the massive changes already implemented, with much more to come. Now that the platforms have been set and the effect of these have… Read More

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

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

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

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Australia, Island Of Invention

(In the News & Ampersand Latest)

Australia isn’t typically regarded as a driver of scientific experimentation, cutting edge abilities and inventive research. Rather gravitating towards the outdoors, lucky we can avoid much of what is considered hard work with the relaxed lifestyle… Read More

Melbourne Top Of The List For Chinese Residential Buyers

(In the News & Ampersand Latest)

The world is awake to watching what the Chinese people do. As they modernise, improve their educational system, step up their trade programs and take a leading role in technology. Consequently they will continue to… Read More

In the News

Australia, Island Of Invention

(In the News & Ampersand Latest)

Australia isn’t typically regarded as a driver of scientific experimentation, cutting edge abilities and inventive research. Rather gravitating towards the outdoors, lucky we can avoid much of what is considered hard work with the relaxed lifestyle… Read More

Melbourne Top Of The List For Chinese Residential Buyers

(In the News & Ampersand Latest)

The world is awake to watching what the Chinese people do. As they modernise, improve their educational system, step up their trade programs and take a leading role in technology. Consequently they will continue to… Read More

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