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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, and to be honest, often on a regular basis. Perspective provides you context to the greater world and existence beyond […]

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 of the world we live in.  The Oxford English Dictionary defines “relevance” as the quality or state of being closely […]

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 back to her Irish roots, our leadership team seized the opportunity based on ensuring Ampersand’s leadership and customer DNA was protected by […]

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 growth, even deeper subject matter expertise and a clear broadening of our networks with global delivery capabilities. Regular insights and […]

Leadership: Bring People With You

Tuesday November 29th, 2016 in Miscellaneous, In the News, Ampersand Latest, Leadership - Human Resources, Ampersand Insights

An article “Will Any Ship Do?” written by Anthony Sharpe in New Philosopher discusses the form leadership takes in the workplace and the motives of those who seek to manage as leaders in the workplace. Anthony, “It’s something I hear more and more these days – a disconcerting trend at dinner parties. What do you […]

Workplace Gender Equality Agency data show gender gap closing for managers

Wednesday November 16th, 2016 in Miscellaneous, In the News, Ampersand Latest, Ampersand Insights

An influx of women in new management roles is set to boost gender equality in corporate Australia, but women are still facing salary differences of up to more than $90,000 in senior ranks. New data tracked for the first time by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency show a healthy 42.6 per cent of managerial appointments […]

A Digital World for all Generations

Thursday March 12th, 2015 in Miscellaneous, Ampersand Latest

    I have such fond memories of my dear Grandma Zoe growing up. She was blessed with a special gift of being able to capture the attention of all in a room through her engaging storytelling, which was often based on her childhood and teen adventures, back in England.  Although I haven’t had the […]

Wakey, wakey, rise & shine

Monday June 30th, 2014 in Miscellaneous, Ampersand Latest

  Nature wakes as dawn hits and the sun rises for another day. Our limbs stretch and our minds awaken as we activate our daily routines. For some, it means throwing on our runners and heading to our 6am PT session while we are loudly thinking, really? I need to be at work at 8am, […]

Thinking of moving abroad?

Wednesday June 18th, 2014 in Miscellaneous, Ampersand Latest

Thinking of moving abroad? Let’s road test the allure of all things international…  With the world becoming smaller and the likes of LinkedIn making it easier to search for opportunities and identify talent across the globe, employees are open to considering an international move more than ever.  In a survey conducted by Job Street earlier […]

Inspiration comes from everywhere…

Monday April 14th, 2014 in Miscellaneous, Ampersand Latest

  I was given a short article to read recently on ” Inspiration” by Sir Ranulph Fiennes (cousin of Ralph Fiennes, the actor) which resonated due to some simple facts about teamwork and leadership. Quick read and apply. ” Inspiration” by Sir Ranulph Fiennes, exert from his Australian Speaker’s Tour (2011) We’ve all had tough […]

Self-regulation strategies to help cope with interview induced stress

Wednesday March 5th, 2014 in Miscellaneous, Ampersand Latest, Advisory

  I am currently undertaking a Diploma in the Neuroscience of Leadership and personally I am blown away by how interesting the content is and how easily applicable it is to so many situations and circumstances across both my professional and personal life.  Frankly, the course is taking me to a whole new level of […]

Happy Christmas from Ampersand

Tuesday December 17th, 2013 in Miscellaneous

                                           

Impressions from Savannah the Snail

Monday November 4th, 2013 in Miscellaneous

It’s amazing the life lessons we can be reminded of through the simplest of experiences. Two weekends ago I had a meaningful encounter with Savannah. Savannah is a snail, a small one at that and according to my 4 year old daughter, she’s apparently female and very busy. Impressed of course by the complexity of […]

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