Tag: Mentorship

Education

The six pillars of student wellbeing

Despite the many privileges of modern society, statistics suggest that Australia is in the midst of a wellbeing crisis, with rates of childhood depression and anxiety the highest they have ever been. Lindfield Learning Village, a revolutionary new state school located in Sydney’s North Shore, is seeking to address this through its innovative wellbeing model…

26 Sep 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business

Technology

What’s so super about super incubators?

 < Petra Andren, CEO, Cicada Innovations We’ve been talking about innovation for a while now. Its connection to jobs and growth. Its role in preventing Australia from being left behind in a rapidly changing global landscape. And as a part of this national discussion, Innovation and Science Australia recently released its NISA Strategic Plan 2030.…

12 Jul 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Banking & Finance

Business

Healthcare

Growing the health tech firms of the future – LaunchVic’s bid to provide better access to capital and mentorship

Health technology is Victoria’s fastest growing source of employment, grossing $30 billion per annum for the state; yet, up to 57 per cent of Victorian health-tech start-ups do not know how to access accelerator or investor support - according to a recent report by LaunchVic. The 'State of HealthTech – Victoria' report revealed that, despite…

20 Jun 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Leadership & Communication

How to transition from ‘doer’ to manager and leader

All too often, people have taken on management responsibilities on the strength of their technical or specialist skills. However, a management role depends on achieving results through others which requires a significantly different skill set. We had the chance to speak to Professor Alan Patching* about the biggest challenges in successfully managing the transition from…

30 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication

Leadership skills: Mentoring tips

Mentoring is a learning experience for the mentor and the mentee, with the result being that both should be able to build on their leadership skills. If you are thinking about mentoring an employee at your organisation, here are some tips to help you be as effective as possible. Don't solve problems for them Helping…

5 Sep 2013, by Informa Insights