Sanna Hjort - Top 100 Women

“I BECAME A MEMBER OF TOP 100 WOMEN BECAUSE I WAS INTRIGUED BY THE FOUNDER TAMIKA SMITH AND HER AMBITION TO CREATE THIS AMAZING PLATFORM FOR WOMEN IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY.”

I became a member of Top 100 Women because I was intrigued by the founder Tamika Smith and her ambition to create this amazing platform for women in the construction industry. Growing up in Scandinavia, I was taught early in life that men and women are equals. However, since choosing my career path in the…

Our Social Housing Waitlists

OUR SOCIAL HOUSING WAITLISTS

Without further housing stimulus and a directed policy towards encouraging net overseas migration, when borders eventually open, the Australian economy will fail to recover as strongly and swiftly as Australia requires. Projections for the Underlying Demand for Social Housing The need for additional affordable and social housing is real and urgent. This important housing cohort…

RESIDENTIAL-HOUSING-FORECASTS

RESIDENTIAL HOUSING FORECASTS

We learn less than usual from history in the COVID-19 environment. The outlook for housing starts is very uncertain, as is the case for the broader domestic and global economic dynamic. Recent new home sales fell by 22.8 per cent in the two months following the introduction of tough pandemic social restrictions, triggering a wave…

A NEW PRESCRIPTION FOR POWER

A NEW PRESCRIPTION FOR POWER

Tara, the chief strategy officer of a software firm, was the newest member of the C-suite. Except for the CEO, the other officers had joined the executive team from the technology side in the course of acquisitions. Tara, the only MBA, had come from the business side and been recommended by the board. She was…

WHAT’S YOUR NEGOTIATION STRATEGY

WHAT’S YOUR NEGOTIATION STRATEGY

When we advise our clients on negotiations, we often ask them how they intend to formulate a negotiation strategy. Most reply that they’ll do some planning before engaging with their counterparts—for instance, by identifying each side’s best alternative to a negotiated agreement (BATNA) or by researching the other party’s key interests. But beyond that, they…