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Health & Safety During Level 2

Health & Safety During Level 2

Your safety and the safety of our team is our top priority, along with delivering a great learning experience. We are working directly with our venues and implementing the Ministry of Health’s guidelines on best practise health and safety procedures under Alert Level...

Managing a team while working from home

Managing a team while working from home

How can you help your team stay connected and productive? Dealing with COVID-19 is new territory for us all and the NZ government has now instructed non-essential workers, to work from home. For many people though, working from home is a whole new experience. So how,...

Tools to Help Your Team with Working from Home

Tools to Help Your Team with Working from Home

If you’re among the many who’ve had their work-worlds flipped upside down, adjusting to the new way of working remotely can be challenging, especially if you’re leading a team. While working from home might sound leisurely, it takes strong communication, leadership...

How to Lead Through a Crisis

How to Lead Through a Crisis

In times of crisis, we look to the leaders we respect for guidance and reassurance. In your personal life, you might look to leaders like Simon Sinek, Jacinda Ardern, or David Attenborough to ease your experience of a crisis as you search for certainty and answers. In...

Leadership and Working Remotely – Free IMNZ Live Webinar

Leadership and Working Remotely – Free IMNZ Live Webinar

We’ve heard from many of you that managing a team remotely has presented a completely new set of challenges.  You’ve asked for real advice in real-time, and we’re delivering on it. IMNZ is hosting free, interactive webinars on how to stay connected, motivate your team...

Working from home during COVID-19

Working from home during COVID-19

Working from home has its pros and consWhile we tackle COVID-19 on a global scale, working from home is extremely helpful, but can also present some challenges. Distractions or not having the resources we need means we aren’t as productive as we could be. Not having a...

COVID-19 Tips for Managers and Leaders

COVID-19 Tips for Managers and Leaders

As part of IMNZ, we partner with Instep – a leading provider for mental health support in the workplace. They are working with us to create a series of useful guides and tip sheets to help staff and leaders get through these difficult times. COVID-19 and Tips for...

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ALERT LEVELS 2 & 3 ON COURSES

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ALERT LEVELS 2 & 3 ON COURSES

At IMNZ, we are closely monitoring the evolving coronavirus situation and its impact on our learners. Our top priority, as always, is the health and safety of our students, which is why we are putting robust processes in place. This blog post provides you information...

How to Cope with Imposter Syndrome

How to Cope with Imposter Syndrome

What do David Bowie, Serena Williams, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep have in common? At some point in their lives, they have all suffered from Imposter Syndrome. Kathryn Dorgan, a clinical psychologist based in New Zealand describes Imposter Syndrome as a belief that...

Andrea McDowell

Andrea McDowell

Whether you’re new to finance or just need a refresher, this finance for non-financial managers course will give you the confidence you need to master the fundamentals. Consultant Andrea McDowell had never been interested in finance and certainly didn’t see herself as...

AMANDA WOLAK

AMANDA WOLAK

Think on Your Feet® teaches you to focus on key issues, better organise your ideas and answer hard questions with confidence. When BNZ bank Planning Manager, Amanda decided to seek out professional development, she found what she was looking for at IMNZ. Why did you...

SIERRA VALENTE

SIERRA VALENTE

For Sierra Valente, Sales Executive at the Walshe Group, the communication tools offered by the Think on Your Feet® course led to increased confidence when speaking with clients and dealing with customers. What were you looking to achieve? Initially, Sierra and her...

SWEE HAN LIM

SWEE HAN LIM

When funeral director Swee Han Lim from Davis Funerals took on his new role as branch manager, he knew his management skills were not going to be enough to lead a team effectively. “I knew how to manage, but I wasn’t sure how to be a leader. That’s how I felt on the...

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