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…

Lynne Clarke’s Inspiring Story, Bringing MSC Cruises to Australia

INSPIRING STORY by JC Inspire Lynne Clarke – Managing Director – MSC Cruises Opportunity DOES NOT KNOCK, IT PRESENTS ITSELF WHEN YOU beat down THE DOOR   You can’t connect the dots going forward but you see the connection when looking back say MSC Cruises Managing Director Lynne Clarke. She remembers a significant moment early in life…

Annabel Ausmus’s Inspiring Story…

INSPIRING STORY BY JC INSPIRE Annabel Ausmus – Global Chief Marketing Officer – Corporate Travel Management (CTM) TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOURSELF, WHO YOU ARE? AND WHAT YOU DO? I’m Annabel Ausmus and I am the Global Chief Marketing Officer for Corporate Travel Management (CTM). I was born and raised in England, but have…

What could we be doing to improve our legacy?

By David Hughes Managing Director Asia/Pacific – Uniglobe Travel International On the 8th of March, I had the pleasure of attending Jito Connected’s Inspiring Greatness event, on 2018 International Women’s Day. I am only guessing, but I would say perhaps 10% of the room was male.  In an industry that is 70% female I suppose it isn’t surprising…

Stop Trying to be Perfect!

BY JENNIFER VANDEKREEKE  VP and General Manager, Australia for Carnival Cruise Line When is the last time you’ve heard a female say “Ugh, I hate numbers, no maths for me.” And then when was the last time you heard a male say it? Notice a difference? OK, in full disclosure, for years I was the…

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…

Adam Armstrong’s Inspiring Story… Step back to go FORWARD

INSPIRING STORY BY JC INSPIRE Adam Armstrong – Managing Director – Royal Caribbean Line, Australia and New Zealand Genuine PASSION can get you a long way… Sometimes a step backwards can be a short stepping stone to Greatness! TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOURSELF, WHO YOU ARE? AND WHAT YOU DO? My name is Adam…

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…