The Cycle of Employment

The Cycle of Employment

When it comes to careers, each and every one of us tread a different path. While the start may be similar for some, no two people share the same employment history, skills training, lessons learnt, project or client exposure. But, interestingly, while the outcomes are individualised, we all tend to follow a similar cycle through our employment with an organisation and the search for the next opportunity. And what drives this is satisfaction; of fit, growth, opportunities and happiness. How satisfied we are results in our staying or seeking.

Potential Unlocked by Daily Discipline

Potential Unlocked by Daily Discipline

Got your eye on the prize, but no plan how to get there? Drifting from one task to another, indulging in a little distraction and diversion? Come on, you know better than that. Its daily discipline that gets the goals, ticks the lists and pushes you to lead the pack. But, which of these little tips and tricks are the ones to make a real difference?

Andrew McPherson, Trevor Leybourne and James McCallum share their thoughts

Andrew McPherson, Trevor Leybourne and James McCallum share their thoughts

This month we have asked three key contributors in our industry to share their thoughts on the role of perseverance in innovation. Andrew McPherson, CEO Experieco, Trevor Leybourne, Product Development Manager MYOB and James McCallum Founder of iClue share their insights with us.

Innovation, Digital and Technology (IDT) Market Insights 2015-16

Innovation, Digital and Technology (IDT) Market Insights 2015-16

Potentia's Innovation, Digital and Technology (IDT) Market Insights report draws on a collective experience of 53 years and our passion for our industry. We have identified six of the key trends we believe are set to deliver the biggest challenges or the most significant changes in the New Zealand IDT industry throughout 2016.

Labouring under the illusion of knowledge

Labouring under the illusion of knowledge

We have just had our annual Potentia conference. Each year we step it up; looking forward ten years, I wonder how we'll manage to keep this up! This year we were lucky enough to have Corporate Anthropologist Michael Henderson who is an in demand keynote speaker and author of Mastering Company Culture. Over the past 30 years, he's worked with various organisations, businesses and sports teams to enable them to tap into the power of their culture. He knows his stuff…