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What Makes Australia a Great Country for Business Students?

Posted by on October 28, 2015 in Supply Chain Education Programs | 0 comments

As two of Rob O’Byrne’s foremost passions are helping people succeed in business and helping people to learn about business, it seemed like a great idea to write a post about business study in Australia. If you’re a young or mature student, planning to undertake some study outside of your home country, there are far worse locations that you could choose than the Land of Oz. To illustrate the point, here are a few important reasons why Australia is a great country for business students from anywhere in the world.   Focus on International...

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Working With External Consultants: A Tip for Internal Employees

Posted by on October 5, 2015 in Personal | 0 comments

Working With External Consultants: A Tip for Internal Employees

If you’ve ever worked for a company that’s brought in external consultants to solve a business problem, or if you’ve ever done any reading about consulting as an occupation, you might be aware that consultants tend to get a bit of a bad rap, particularly among internal employees. Oftentimes that’s because staff feel threatened and simply aren’t aware of what drives consultants to do what they do. It’s a commonly held misconception that external consultants make easy money by “taking your watch and telling you what time it is”. However, as Rob...

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The Commercial Benefits of Corporate Philanthropy

Posted by on September 16, 2015 in Charity Work | 0 comments

The Commercial Benefits of Corporate Philanthropy

As you will know if you follow this blog, Rob O’Byrne is a keen advocate of corporate philanthropy. As a result of his passion for giving, Rob led his team at Logistics Bureau into involvement with the global Non-profit organisation B1G1. Of course many companies around the world engage in charitable giving, but have you ever stopped to think about why they do so? After all, a corporation doesn’t have a conscience to satisfy through performing altruistic acts. Why Do Companies Engage in Corporate Philanthropy? In many cases, as with Logistics...

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Do You Ever Stop to Think About Thinking Differently?

Posted by on July 30, 2015 in Personal | 0 comments

Do You Ever Stop to Think About Thinking Differently?

As you will have heard if you took a look at Rob’s short video, Reflections on rather a Long Walk, one of his goals in taking an 800 kilometre walk from France to Western Spain, apart from actually reaching his destination, Santiago de Compostela, was to completely “unplug” from his hectic business life and spend some time just reflecting and taking stock. It wasn’t that Rob wanted to stop thinking. He just wanted to disconnect from the everyday and apply a different type of thinking for a while—something that an 800 kilometre journey on foot...

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Reflections on rather a Long Walk

Posted by on June 22, 2015 in Personal, Videos | 1 comment

Reflections on rather a Long Walk

  You may know, that I recently walked the Camino de Santiago in Spain. Here I share some thoughts and ‘business life’ lessons from the journey. Here’s why I decided to undertake this journey....

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Some Fitness Thoughts for Busy Supply Chain Professionals

Posted by on June 19, 2015 in Personal | 0 comments

Some Fitness Thoughts for Busy Supply Chain Professionals

As you may recently have heard, Rob O’Byrne has a new passion to add to his list of many—A passion for fitness. Rob realised that like many busy professionals, while he was taking care of business, he was neglecting to take care of his own health and fitness. Rob also recognized that this was a situation he needed to change if he is to continue his personal mission to help people succeed in their professional lives. In his inimitable style, Rob’s solution was nothing short of monumental. He decided to kick off his health drive by training for...

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