22 May 2017

PODCAST: Disrupt yourself first

David Lewis | Australian business professional and founder of The Mentor List

It’s not just companies that disrupt, personal disruption can be just as powerful, author and influential management thinker Whitney Johnson explains.

19 Apr 2017

Eleanor Roosevelt, cats and professional excellence

Katie Bennett-Stenton | National Marketing Lead, Energy & Resources, Deloitte

Cats are said to have nine lives – but to ensure corporate survival and an upwards professional trajectory it can seem like you need more than nine to keep pace with change.

18 Apr 2017

Women and careers: a story of choice

Erica Hardinge | Head of Security Enablement, ANZ

Countless times throughout my career I've been counselled that I need to choose - often by amazing mothers and full-time career women.

10 Apr 2017

Emotional intelligence: a core leadership skill

Leon Gettler | Veteran and highly regarded management journalist

Emotional intelligence - the ability to identify your own emotions and those of others - is now regarded as a core skill for leaders who want to get the best out of their teams.

29 Mar 2017

VIDEO: where real leadership happens

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

The idea everyone can be a leader is a myth, ANZ director Paula Dwyer says, but that doesn’t mean leadership can’t be found at every level of an organisation.

27 Mar 2017

We need to talk about mental health (at work)

Darren Abbruzzese | Former General Manager Data, ANZ

I had a conversation recently with a colleague who spoke of his wife's anxiety issues. Sometimes her anxiety can be quite overwhelming and he's had to take time off work to care for her.

10 Mar 2017

VIDEO: art, business and credit cards

Ha Bui | BlueNotes contributing editor

There is a long history of artists working with business. From the Medicis in the renaissance to institutions like the Catholic Church and now modern corporations, many great and revered works of art have come from these relationships.

24 Jun 2016

The best practices of the modern social executive

Darren Sibson | bluenotes contributor

You’re in the midst of the next social-media evolution. Mobile video consumption has grown precipitously and the rise of video platforms and virtual reality are going to make a significant difference to the way everyone consumes content.

27 May 2016

Feeling lucky in a new country

Tareq Muhmood | CEO Korea & Managing Director Global Subsidiaries, ANZ

Having started working in my thirteenth country, it made me reflect on what makes such a transition a productive, even a ‘happy’ one.

02 May 2016

Five tips for nailing your performance review

Anna Corr | Head of Research & Analysis Australia, ANZ

For some they are occasions for dread, while for others they are a chance to get recognition for a year of hard work. Wherever you sit, and even with the running debate on their place, performance reviews (PMRs) are an ingrained part of the culture of companies. They can shape your future at an organisation.

22 Apr 2016

Five habits of a successful reverse mentorship

Anouk De Blieck | General Manager, Human Resources, ANZ

Since gaining prominence in the late 1990s thanks to ex-GE CEO Jack Welch, reverse mentoring has grown in popularity around the world. It has provided benefits for two generations of employees while allowing executive ranks a window into new and developing ideas and technologies.

12 Apr 2016

Educating for a fragmented future in NZ

Tim Murphy | Journalist and Former Editor, New Zealand Herald

The predictions are startling: a 15 year-old today should expect to have 17 different jobs in five sectors in his or her working life. Two-thirds of the tertiary study currently being undertaken is towards jobs which soon won’t exist. Three-quarters of all new jobs will require science, maths or technology proficiency.