Do you know what motivates the people in your workplace to perform at their best? Are you happy with the general level of motivation and performance? As a leader, getting the best out of the people in your team can be a challenge. This doesn’t necessarily mean that the people in your organisation always perform poorly or that morale is low. It may just mean that performance levels are generally good, but you have a feeling that there is something preventing them from being great.....Read More
Why is it that many of us find it so hard to talk about our health? After all, not of us have perfect bodies and we do suffer illnesses or injuries from time to time. We also suffer from mental and emotional health issues such as stress, anxiety or relationship problems. While none of these are ideal, they are part of life. So, why the taboo?Read More
If I asked you what your purpose in life is, what drives you, would you know the answer?
Don’t worry, you are not going to lose points if you say, “I don’t know”. You won’t be the only one either.
It’s important to note that knowing your purpose in life is not the same as knowing the career you want (although the two may overlap).Read More
For more than 20 years Scott Harris has been coaching, mentoring & speaking to individuals, businesses & large audiences to help them create great success; financially, physically & emotionally.
Having dedicated his entire adult life to growth, change, and inspiration, Scott now delivers profound powerful training, coaching & mentoring programs around the world to facilitate life-changing positive...Read More
Elaine Bensted is Chief Executive, Zoos South Australia commencing 3rd September 2012. Since being in the role Elaine has led an improvement in the financial position of this conservation charity and an increase in Zoos SA membership base from 26,000 to over 43,000. She also led the work that culminated in the release of a 20 year Master Plan for both Adelaide and Monarto Zoos in early 2015...Read More
Martine is an experienced executive within non-profit and international policy sectors, providing high-level expertise in public policy development, formulation and promotion both in Australia and internationally.
Martine joined the Committee in March 2016, after serving as Chief Executive Officer of the Australia....Read More
Episode 51 - Recipe for success
Dave is a senior international executive and entrepreneur with a proven track record in global brand, digital & product marketing, brand communications and management.
A thought leader, passionate about all aspects of integrated marketing, digital and social innovation and the application of emerging technologies in nurturing and growing brands.
oung children are curious about everything. They have no preconceived notions of fear or failure. There are no limits on how much they need to know about things. Everything is new so they just take it all in and explore how things connect with each other.
At this stage, learning is entirely intrinsically motivated. As we grow we are encouraged to learn specific things receive external motivations to do so. These could be in the form of awards, assessment scores or promotions, for example. We slowly lose the ability or desire to learn things based on our own interests or curiosity.Read More
Episode 50 - Better property decisions
David is the founder and Managing Director of Property Planning Australia and author of ‘How to Succeed with Property to Create your Ideal Lifestyle’ and “Property for Life - Using Property to Plan Your Financial Future”. Property Planning Australia was established in 2004 – born out of David’s vision..Read More
We’ve always been fascinated by the stars and the infinite possibilities of space.
Since we first walked this earth, we’ve used mythology, astrology, religion, and the arts to study the stars and learn more about ourselves and our place in the universe. Even today, space themes continue to be popular in art forms such as the movies, literature, and music.Read More
Episode 49 - Wage freedom
Wage Freedom isn’t about getting by. It’s about the good life—as defined by you—and how to get there. It was great to be back in Bali interviewing Tom Mullaly for the second time here on The Mentor List. If you haven't listened to our first interview with Tom you can catch it here www.mentorlist.com.au/tom....Read More
Australian women are increasingly becoming self-employed and, for many, it’s not something they planned. One of the biggest motivators is the lack of affordable child care. Fees can often equal, or even exceed, their potential take home pay. Another factor is the need for flexible work hours to accommodate school pick-ups or to spend more quality time with their children.Read More
Episode 48 - Back yourself
Brooke Miller is BP’s VP Sales & Marketing Australia, leading the company’s retail business in a highly competitive fuels market. Brooke is focused on delivering a high quality, differentiated offer at 1,400 BP-branded sites and successful partnerships with some of Australia’s largest commercial customers.Read More
One of the biggest dilemmas for schools has always been how to best equip their students to function effectively in changing work environment? With the digital age and the fourth industrial revolution already happening all around us, this issue is more important than ever.
In her recent interview on The Mentor List, Jan Owen, CEO of the Foundation for Young Australians ...Read More
Whether you are just starting out in your own business or the CEO of a large organisation, at some stage you’ll need to create or revise mission, vision, and value statements as part of your role.
That’s not as easy as it seems. Many businesses have clearly defined mission and vision statements but the value statements can be a bit vague.Read More
Episode 47 - Ten seconds of courage
Nadine Champion is a truly inspiring keynote speaker, author and martial arts Sensei (teacher). She is a thought leader on courage, inner strength and resilience, having engagingly presented for a wealth of notable companies such as Facebook and Telstra. Nadine's mission is to help others access a high ......Read More
Have you listened to our three 1st year anniversary celebration episodes yet?
For those who haven’t (yet), these episodes are essentially a highlight reel from each of our Mentors over the previous 33 episodes. In each episode, each guest was asked to share the best pieces of advice they received or, better still, wish they received. All the responses were very thoughtful. They ranged ...Read More
Episode 46 - Make the decision
Rachael led the Australian expedition to Davis Station, Antarctica - the second female to lead a team at the Station and the youngest ever leader. She managed a team of 18 people through the long, dark, Antarctic winter and through trial and error built a resilient and highly successful team based on the ......Read More
Do you know the difference between P&L, PAYG, GST, BASS, and MYOB? You might know what they mean but do you know when and how to use them?
Now you might be great at sales, design or customer service, for example, but what happens when you move up the ranks into management or decide to start your own business? Suddenly, you’re .........Read More
Episode 45 - Bring your whole self
Rebecca has a track record of delivery of sustainable growth in both mature and emerging markets, driving sizeable and sustained efficiencies across large scale operations and building and leading highly engaged and performing teams.....Read More