Hillary Clinton v Donald Trump: The Character Crisis

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Donald Trump v Hillary Clinton I find myself increasingly analysing the vicious character battle between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The two, both from extensive experience and diverse backgrounds, have gained significant media attention as of late. If the number of followers on the Trump twitter page were a country, they would rank in at 81, slightly behind […]

Andrew Mackenzie’s leadership and the BHP Billiton record loss

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BHP Billion’s growing share price In the face of high uncertainty in the global market, the share price of BHP Billiton Limited continues to inflate. This is, despite significant losses being posted close to $US9 billion in the company. The question from investors and financial analysts is why? The loss sparks BHP’s largest nominal loss in 133 years, […]

Leaders say no: Kevin Rudd and the UN Secretary General nomination

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The problem: Turnbull didn’t say no The recent chronicles of Kevin Rudd and his pursuit for the United Nations Secretary-General sparked debate from Australian political commentators. Kevin Rudd, former Australian Prime Minister, formally petitioned for the Australian Government to nominate him for the UN role. After consideration in cabinet, Malcolm Turnbull stated his government would not nominate Rudd. […]

Leaders are not purposefully biased

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“Anyone can steer the ship, but it takes a leader to chart the course. Leaders who are good navigators are capable of taking their people just about anywhere.” ― John C. Maxwell Just recently, I was listening to a local talk back radio station where Tasmania’s Minister for State Growth was about to come on […]

The Donald Trump Conundrum: Is authenticity in leadership still good?

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I’ve been reading a bit about the inherent fallacy of authenticity in leadership, much of which stems from the culminations of personal analysis of leaders such as Donald Trump and even Adolf Hitler. Both leaders in their own right, perceptions of whether they were good or bad leaders I will leave for you to interpret. […]

The education crisis, and the need for effective leadership

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I recently read an article on a teacher’s resignation from the education industry after disagreeing with the way she was being ‘forced’ to teach. “Never have I experienced a time in my profession where teachers are this stressed and in real fear for the mental health of not only themselves, but the children that they […]