Most people have heard the parable about the foolish builder and the wise builder. The foolish builder built his house on the sand while the wise builder instead constructed his on a rock. When the rains came, the foolish builder’s house was washed away while the wise builder’s home stood the test of time.
Education is not a business, but there are many tools and strategies that can be borrowed from the business world for effective educational leadership.
In a business environment of constant change, endless disruption and enormous innovation of products, services, technologies and processes, the value of strong protection of intellectual property (IP) has boomed.
A teacher will have a direct impact on student and school performance, but being a great teacher requires more than just raising test scores. Here are five qualities every good teacher needs.
From schools to businesses and homes, environmental efforts and “going green” are somewhat commercialised. Nevertheless, this effort often doesn’t translate into behaviours that are significant enough to make a permanent change. Plastic production continues to increase year on year, while the number of vehicles on the road grows and grows.
So just how concerned are we? And how far are we willing to go to protect the planet? We surveyed over 900 people across Australia and the U.S. to find out. Continue reading to see what the future may hold for Earth.
A strategy is a detailed set of plans that are made to achieve an end goal. When the end goal is the launching of a new business, the strategic business plan is the map that guides the way. It helps to match the goals of the business with the needs of the market.
Senior managers and CEOs of organisations must have an understanding of every part of a business, including the unique challenges, opportunities and workings of each department. But no area of knowledge is more important than finance.
Several years ago, employers were interested in hiring individuals who had a bachelors degree in their particular field of work, but the market has moved on. More employers than ever are looking for proven business knowledge to back up an area of specialisation, the sort of knowledge and business confidence that comes from a Masters of Business Administration.
It’s not uncommon to find, in business sections of newspapers and websites, stories about lawsuits between businesses for intellectual property infringement. The results of such legal action often comes down to who has best protected their idea, trademark, patent or copyright.
Mental health clinicians fill a crucial professional role in modern day Australia. Trained and skilled in the support and care of members of our community who suffer from mental illness, as our population grows so, too, does the need for clinicians specialised in this field.