Industry Voices

Related to your business career, if you could change one thing about yourself what would it be? by Ronawati Wongso

Ronawati

If I could change one thing about myself in my business career, it would be to transition from being a successful CFO to assuming the role of CEO in a major corporation. While I’ve found fulfillment in financial leadership, I aspire to wield broader authority and drive impactful change as …

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What makes you most optimistic about the future of your industry? by Julie Catania-Shady

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In an increasingly digital world, writers have more reasons than ever to be optimistic about their craft and its future. The digital age has democratized the publishing industry, making it easier for writers to share their work with a global audience. Self-publishing platforms and social media have lowered the barriers …

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In the last 12 months, the people you’ve met, the experiences you’ve had, the places you’ve been, what has been the highlight of the year (does not need to be related to business) by Sharmin Prince

Sharmin Prince

Over the past year, I’ve encountered individuals who have been instrumental to my path—those who were meant to cross my journey at this particular juncture. This period has been one of significant emotional, spiritual, and mental healing and rebirth. The insights I’ve gained are invaluable and have left a profound …

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What do you and your business partner, your team or your clients most often disagree about? by Michel Haddad

Michel Haddad

Disagreements can revolve around the process, the ultimate goals, or objectives. However, what truly tests our partnerships is not what we disagree about, but how we navigate those disagreements and work towards alignment to find solutions that align with our collective vision. Great teams and partnerships can do so. One …

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Future gazing: In 20 years time, looking back at this coming 12 months, how would you summarise the year? by Sharmin Prince

Sharmin Prince

Reflecting from two decades ahead, the past year manifests as a poignant but purposeful metamorphosis. It was a year where the ache of transition served as the crucible for profound personal and professional growth. Each challenge faced was an impetus for change, and every setback, a lesson ingrained. This period, …

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If Richard Branson was to take over your business today, what is the first thing he would do? by Cathy Nesbitt

Cathy Nesbitt

He would celebrate once he understood the impact of this triple bottom line business; People, Planet, Profit. When we put people and planet before profit, everyone wins. Richard knows this. Worms for amending the soil, sprouts for eating (grow your own) and laughter for overall health and wellness. Simple solutions …

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