In Company Learning Solutions – Calibre Group

September 13th, 2017

We’ve seen first-hand the impact that high-quality training can have on a business. You can read about the work we’ve done for just a few of our clients below.   Calibre Group Leisha Holliday on behalf of Calibre Group shares her experiences on working with IMNZ and the impact training has had on her organisation. […]



August 27th, 2017

Michael Lewis, NZ Post – WINNER Michael Lewis has been with New Zealand Post for 13 years in various roles, including being a postie for a week. It is this long standing dedication and commitment to New Zealand Post that has seen the northern operations manager win the Deloitte Top 200 young executive of the […]



August 22nd, 2017

James Bergin, ASB Bank – WINNER Judges notes: “James is a very articulate, clear thinker with a broad range of skills. He’s an impressive young leader who transcends a wide skillset and is an excellent communicator. He is people and customer oriented, has the potential to grow and is a professional community contributor.” James Bergin […]


Dawn of a New Era of Leadership

August 1st, 2017

4 Critical Competencies for Tomorrow’s Leaders Today  At the beginning of the century, Ray Kurzweil, Futurist and Chief Engineer at Google, predicted that 20,000 years of progress would be crammed into the next 100 years. Since then progress has accelerated even faster than anyone thought possible. Tremendous social, political, economic and environmental forces have radically reshaped […]


The Future of Work and what it means to me

July 25th, 2017

Whether we like it or not we are now entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution. There is heaps of discussion and speculation going on, even about the future of work itself. What will tomorrow and the day after that look like in our work places? What will the robots will be doing?  Where will the humans […]


Developing the Leadership Capability of our Entrepreneurs

June 30th, 2017

Useful, thought provoking and practical.  These are three key insights that recent graduate Mark Rocket has taken away from his studies in the IMNZ ACCELERATE Leadership Programme. In February 2017 Mark was enrolled in the ACCELERATE Leadership programme which is aimed at leaders who what to achieve the next level of success in leading individuals, […]


Workplace Incivility

June 23rd, 2017

Got out on the wrong side of the bed? The saying comes down to us from ancient Rome where it was generally accepted that care needed to be taken to get out of bed on the right side, as the left side was considered unlucky.  Today we use it to describe someone who is acting […]


Building my leadership bench-strength through coaching

June 6th, 2017

I read the other day about the demise of the phrase “work, life balance”. Now it’s just “life”. We only have one each, and I am keen to make the most of mine. As this is our annual leadership issue – I would like to tell you what I am doing to increase my own […]


Diversity of Thought

June 5th, 2017

Organisations have never been better placed to leverage the diversity of thought and innovation of their workers to create sustainable business solutions. But are they making the most of this diversity to encourage new thinking, asks Carol Brown Let’s face it, diversity is a fact in our communities, workplaces and play spaces. We can no […]


Why Baby Boomers and Millennials make great friends

June 4th, 2017

During my career, I’ve learned that leadership lessons can come from a variety of sources. People such as; mentors, friends, kids, managers can inspire and challenge you to do great things. But you can also learn from fictional experiences featured in books and movies.  I recently took a break from catching up on work over […]


Coaching – the key to unlocking discretionary effort

June 3rd, 2017

In order for organisations to reach for the stars we must all be standing on our toes How do we unlock discretionary effort across our organisations so that through bringing out the best of themselves our people bring out the best in the organisations they work for? When I was researching this subject I tapped […]


The Learning Business

June 2nd, 2017

Executive/Management Education Human Resources managers and academics know that developing our people is one of the best ways to achieve company objectives and to create a competitive advantage. Globally, companies realise that the effort one puts into people development leads to better engagement, better productivity, commitment and higher levels of staff retention. Despite this, development […]