Businesses Must Unlock Sustainable Innovation Now

June 22, 2021

At International Business Mentors, our business mentors and business coaches facilitate senior business leaders and owners to rethink their business’s core skills to imbed continuous innovation to better survive and thrive.

Better innovation delivers more successful business models that enable businesses to better adapt to challenging market conditions and evolving operating environments. It also helps direct investment into future growth possibilities, while engaging key staff further into the fabric of their business through the lens of the future potential of the business itself.

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What Makes a Great Business Leader?

May 19, 2021

Reviewing our business mentoring clients with their business mentors and coaches, we have found some critical behaviours and characteristics of successful great business leaders.  A confidential mentor or coach from International Business Mentors can help you become a greater leader. Read on below or contact us to find out how.

What We’ve Found Makes Great Business Leaders

Critical behaviours, skills and competencies are used by great business leaders when faced with material change and stress.

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Strong Effective Communication Helps Your Business Prosper

April 7, 2021

Communication needs to be very well done in both communicating to and listening to people. But for this to happen, you must have a great communication strategy in place.

A communication strategy is a plan to achieve communication objectives. This may apply to internal communications, marketing communications or public relations.

A communication strategy has seven major components:

  1. Identify the target audience to communicate with
  2. Determine communication goals and objectives i.e.
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Critical Talent Shortages Emerging Due to COVID-19

March 1, 2021

To deliver on your strategic and financial performance in these challenging and yet opportunistic times, you must get the best people on board. Yet this is an increasingly difficult task, as crucial talent shortages are emerging.

As restrictions on peoples’ movement have increased with the pandemic, particularly between countries and interstate, this has created skills shortages of critical staff in many impacted geographical locations. These localised skills shortages will continue until free movement of people can resume after vaccinations against COVID-19 have hit critical uptake levels.

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How a Business Mentor Can Help You Consider Your Future Business Scenarios & Adapt to Emerging Business Trends

February 1, 2021

As we thankfully farewell 2020, we must reflect on lessons learned and think how our businesses could have performed better. If only a business crystal ball had had been available prior to the pandemic!

Few could have anticipated the challenges and hardships faced by individuals and businesses as a result of the pandemic. However, with 2020 behind us, we must all look to 2021 and prepare for the many possible business scenarios that we will face.

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Get Support from an International Business Mentor

January 18, 2021

At International Business Mentors, business leaders approach us to find them a business mentor or business coach for a wide variety of reasons. Some are commonplace, while others are most unusual. However, a common requirement is a strong desire to have confidential and personal support from a well-matched and highly experienced and ethical business mentor.

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, during it and predicting beyond, regardless of the imminent issues being addressed in business mentoring or business coaching sessions,

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Will Your Business Be the Same After a Successful Vaccine?

December 8, 2020

We live now with renewed confidence that a successful COVID-19 vaccine will be released and rolled out rapidly here in Australia and around the world. In this event, what will your business look like post vaccine?

The answer to this question will depend largely on the business sector and market dynamics that your specific business is exposed to. Strategic considerations and fast implementation will be critical to success post vaccine. At International Business Mentors,

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Plan Your Talent Pool and Work Now to Recruit the Best

October 29, 2020

COVID-19 has changed just about everything in the workplace. This not only includes new compliance issues such as distancing, mask wearing, hygiene and remote working practices, but also the skills needed to relaunch your business. This is an area where many businesses can get an advantage by recruiting the best talent now, beating the competition.

At International Business Mentors, our business mentors and business coaches are currently assisting business leaders in identifying new and changing themes around what is needed and how to best fulfil these roles.

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Preparing Your Business for Post-COVID with Business Mentoring

October 7, 2020

COVID-19 is reshaping our world, and as a result, you need to reshape your business. How will your business adapt, grow and prosper post-COVID? Business leaders are facing challenges never seen before, meaning the support and independence of business mentors in Melbourne is more important now than it has ever been.

To succeed post-COVID, you will need to assess the possible business scenarios that you face. You will need to select a strategy to take advantage of the possible scenarios.

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Business Focus Should Now Be On Post-COVID Readiness

September 18, 2020

By Christine Cartney, September 2020

COVID-19 has permanently changed how we operate our businesses and also substantially altered how we think that our businesses should operate in the future.

Business leaders must lead from the front and deal with their business’s wider and immediate challenges to drive home the success that their business and their people should be aimed at. They must also look to the future business approach and configuration in order to successfully compete in the future and deliver longer term performance.

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