We seem to accept that it is normal for people to be in the middle of a conversation with us (and most likely two others at the same time) while simultaneously participating in a web seminar, while simultaneously texting/emailing, as well as flicking back and forth to their Facebook or LinkedIn feeds.
Recruitment Tip for 2014 numero uno.
It has been a difficult year with many people ending it...
In last month's edition of MPi LIFE we ran a competition giving away five double passes to the Australian Tattoo and Body Art Expo, and guess what?
Without a doubt this is the most critical first step when tackling your personal finances.
So you've done cost cutting. Now for innovation, but do your people know how to do it?
The open cut mining sector of the future is likely to be an eerie place, combining driver-less trucks, drills and haulage trains with plant controllers monitoring operations by remote from central control stations 1000 kilometres away in a major city!
Kalgoorlie-ites, are you looking for something exciting to do in September?
Your kid has taken his first steps, your sister’s become engaged and your best mate’s landed his dream job – and you were none-the-wiser because you were 1,300km away working on a mine-site for the past four weeks. Sound familiar?
Top Tips, Stats and Facts
In this edition of MPi News we felt that the subject of Leadership needed a through look given that “these times” require strong leadership.
On the outside, many will look at what is happening to the mining industry at the moment as a simple “business process rationalisation” phase and/or a “cost-out” phase.