Executive Lifestyle

NEW TARGET SET FOR WOMEN ON BOARDS

THE Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has called for all ASX 200 companies to ensure that 30 per cent of directors are female by 2018. Managing director John Brogden says the 35,000 AICD members, including top-listed companies as well as private businesses and not-for-profit organisations, should all strive towards 30 per c...

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ESCAPE TO EMPORIUM

BEAT the winter blues and treat yourself to a weekend of luxury at Emporium Hotel in Brisbane.

The multi award-winning boutique hotel is a leading fixture on Brisbane’s luxury circuit, fixed in the heart of Fortitude Valley, and set atop of the city’s best retail and dining precinct home to both the high-end and cutting-edge.

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GOOD COMMUNICATION TOPS THE LIST FOR IDEAL BOSS

EMPLOYEES rate good communication skills as the most desired attribute in a boss, according to recruiter Clarius Group. The survey shows that almost 70 per cent of people think their employer has good communication skills, while half believe they’re not receiving sufficient guidance to do their job well. Chief executive officer Kym Qu...

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CEOS MUST PRIORITISE PERSONAL GOALS

BUSINESS leaders should remember to focus on personal goals, as well as organisational, for a balanced lifestyle, says The Executive Connection chair Harvey Martin. “Personal goals provide some balance of life and purpose for enduring the rigours of the role of CEO,” he says. “Most executives are too busy establishing them...

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LOSING IT FOR REAL

WE'VE all seen the show and watched the contestants undergo drastic lifestyle changes and now we’re being invited to experience it for ourselves.

The Golden Door Retreat on the Gold Coast is undergoing a complete rebranding and will open its doors in July as Australia’s first-ever The Biggest Loser Retreat. This follows a...

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