Every now and again you meet someone who uses a particular turn of phrase that resonates and stays with you. Last night I was listening to Brendon 'Bolts' Bolton, relatively new Head Coach of the Carlton Football Club - the AFL team I have followed since my teenage years.
Change of pace for me here, keeping it light-hearted, though on re reading this post... perhaps not.
The Arctic has been the fascination of many people for centuries.
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Many of Australia's mines haven't been cleaned up as thoroughly as they should have been.
Australian employers are lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to providing development opportunities such as formal mentoring programs and access to a coach.
Earlier this year, Collingwood defender Harry O'Brien did one of the bravest things I've ever seen a sportsperson do. He went public on his battle with depression and his personal 'demons'.
Why those who work in the mining industry deserve a gold medal for what some have endured in the past 5 years. Why thinking like a Pragmatic Optimist, not a Pesky Pessimist will yield more.
There have been some spectacular falls from grace
in the world of mining and politics in recent times and I have
waited a few months to reference this article to shine a light on
some of the potentially ‘less talked about’ reasons why.
These recruitment and hiring related quotes were appropriated from a terrific short book entitled; 'Wine Bar Theory', by David Gilbertson.
Closing a mine is a big decision that affects communities, economies, companies, the environment and workers.
We all have our boss horror stories. The underminer. The bad communicator. The credit hog. The snake. Then again, if we're lucky, we've all had those amazing bosses as well. The supervisor who encourages all employees to take their work up to the next level; the manager who makes everyone around them look better.