As of tomorrow, 7 July, I’ll be employed for the first time in twelve years. In early May I applied for the 0.6FTE role of Communications Officer at the NZ AIDS Foundation, was offered, to my surprise, an interview in early June and, to my greater surprise, the job in mid-June.
Our leaders should, at least, be modelling a reasonable approach — at best, a generous one.
John Key, in my opinion, is not a leader. He’s a selfish dick-tator.
If you’re in a service industry, particularly if you’re in a leadership role, know this: Small gestures of generosity that let a customer know they are recognised and remembered go a long way in generating loyalty.
We often hear people utter the mantra, “Think outside the box.” It’s become the hold-all for creative thinking, problem solving and even good leadership.
But how often do we often think about the box itself? How often do we consider that, by thinking outside it, we stray away from the box — even ignore it completely — and miss the truth of the matter.
If we are going to use our “rich diversity” as a future platform, we better stop diluting it into a poorly conceived vanilla cure-all for the masses. Diversity is messy, complex and continually changing.
The Public Health and Disability Amendment Bill represents an unconstitutional move by the Government to introduce an Act of Parliament that essentially paralyses the Court from being the guardian of democracy. Without […]