In a modern economic landscape, where business and its role within society has been severely impacted by a series of damaging circumstances, causing extensive public scrutiny, it is critically important that leaders showcase the value of business within society.
The famous line ‘first impressions are everything’ transcends all social interactions. When you only have a seven-second window to summarise who you are and capture a person, it is paramount that the first meeting with anyone goes is seamless. This is no different in a business environment. Whether it be a social networking event, an interview, or perhaps liaising with a fellow work colleague on the first day of an internship. It is important that your first impression in the business world is executed skillfully so that you are in good stead for whatever future endeavour you’re undertaking in a corporate environment.
Despite a rampant pressure from business and consumers alike, state and federal governments have been hesitant to address what many have described as an ‘energy crisis.’ Just this week, the chief executive of Business Council of Australia, Jennifer Westacott expressed the need to reach an ‘in-principle agreement so we can move on from this policy rut and establish a national, coordinated plan that prioritises a secure, reliable, affordable energy supply.