James Thornton Shares his SECRET SAUCE…

Article By Helene Taylor – Jito Connected Helene Taylor sits down with James Thornton, the Global CEO of Intrepid Group, to discover what is Intrepid’s Secret Sauce… There’s something unusual happening at Intrepid Group. It’s impossible not to notice that the Melbourne-based company is standing out in a crowded market place right now. While some…

Michelle Ashcroft’s advice on Leading Teams

Michelle Ashcroft – General Manager – Phil Hoffmann Travel As a leader… what is your legacy? If your career finished tomorrow, what would you be remembered for? Too often as leaders, we focus on results. And yet results are an outcome that we no longer have control over. So how can we maximise future results, and find out…

Q&A with the Inspiring Joel Victoria sharing his best advice…

Joel Victoria, Marketing Director, AAT Kings Fortune Favours The BOLD Helene Taylor sits down with Joel Victoria, Managing Director for AAT Kings for an inspiring Q&A. What is your proudest career moment so far? I honestly can’t isolate one career highlight moment. I’m proud of where I am today. I’m proud of where I’ve come from…

Q&A with Mariam Alkhal & her advice for young leaders…

INSPIRING ARTICLE by JC Inspire Mariam Alkhal – Director Traveller Services Australia & NZ – Carlson Wagonlit Travel Greatness has no age limits… What is your proudest career moment so far? I have had many proud moments courtesy of the team I am leading. I am very fortunate to work alongside a team of individuals who…

How to build great teams and celebrate their achievements

By Steve Reynolds Chief Executive Officer – APT Successful staff recognition and engagement is simple in theory yet far more complex in its application.  Like any good recipe, it’s the delicate balance of ingredients that will determine the quality of the dish.  Much the same with managing and recognising staff; it requires a balance and…

Tips to Beating Imposter Syndrome… Stop feeling like a fraud.

By John Veitch CEO of The Travel Corporation CEO of The Travel Corporation Australia – John Veitch’s Tips to beating Imposter Syndrome International Women’s Day last month cemented to me that we need to get serious about equality for women in the work place. In 1972 Georgia University identified the “Imposter Syndrome”.  It’s when you’re…

How to convert your great idea’s into reality…

BY HELENE TAYLOR How many times have you been in a meeting and someone says to you, “That’s a great idea, you should take the initiative and make it a reality.” What typically happens? Most of the time – nothing.  Most great ideas remain dormant because people don’t have the courage, resources, time and/or money…

Performance Management

PRESENTATION BY Michelle Ashcroft International Women’s Day 2018 Presentation by Michelle Ashcroft, General Manager, Phil Hoffmann Travel I had the pleasure of presenting at International Women’s day, on a topic I am passionate about, being ‘Performance Management’. But what is performance management? Who needs to be performance managed? And what are the steps? My presentation started…

Business Planning, Health Check

PRESENTATION BY KAYLENE SHUTTLEWOOD International Women’s Day 2018 Presentation by Kaylene Shuttlewood, Regional Managing Director, Travel Counsellors Kaylene showed us the importance of business planning through her easy to follow steps in her International Women’s Day Presentation. Develop the skills you need through her Business Planning, Health Check Presentation by following some key points and apply…

OWN your OWN career development

PRESENTATION BY VANESSA STAVROU International Women’s Day 2018 Presentation by Vanessa Stavrou, Marketing Director, Contiki Vanessa stunned us all with her presentation last week on IWD with a story and key lessons that anyone can use on how she went from working into a Call Centre Job to Joint Acting Managing Director Contiki is six…

How to make your team SHINE, so you can soar

By Kaylene Shuttlewood As my father once said, “it’s hard to soar like an eagle when you’re surrounded by pigeons.” Having the right people in the right role sounds like a no brainer, but it is not always easy to achieve.  Out of all the resources a company can have, ‘‘people” are the most unreliable, as…

How Purpose Beyond Profit can be profitable

By James Thornton, Global CEO, Intrepid Group The secret of SUCCESS is to focus on PURPOSE Last year Mark Zuckerberg gave a speech to Harvard University that raised a few eyebrows. Instead of talking about leadership or innovation, the Facebook founder’s career advice to Harvard’s brightest young scholars was to focus on having a purpose…