Recruiting

Are You Fit For Leadership?

David Neal, January 1 2020

Summary. This article explains the importance of finding the right type of leader for the right kind of problem. In doing so it makes an analogical link between athletes and their sports, and leaders and their teams. When I was younger, I used to be heavily involved in a number of sports, one of which was Karate. During this time, I found myself in...

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Recruiting

The Eighth Mile Consulting - A One Year Snapshot

Eighth Mile Consulting, December 19 2019

The Eighth Mile Consulting officially launched in January this year (2019) and our team has been on an exciting roller coaster ever since. Modeled on a belief of ‘Good People, Helping Good People’, we have stepped out into the world seeking to find positive people and support community serving projects.

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Change Management

Leadership  is NOT about you

Eighth Mile Consulting, November 22 2019

 

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Why we helped create a medicinal cannabis platform designed specifically for Australian Veterans…

Eighth Mile Consulting, November 8 2019

An article by David Neal (Director), The Eighth Mile Consulting: In 2017 I medically discharged from the Australian Army due to a myriad of injuries that were gained throughout my time in the Infantry Corps. This is not unusual or special in any way, in fact it is quite a regular occurrence for serving members to medically discharge due to their se...

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The Eighth Mile

Homelessness amongst Australian veterans: summary of project findings

Eighth Mile Consulting, November 7 2019

Reports like this illustrate why we are passionate and loyal in supporting organisations like RSL Queensland who selflessly exist to service our veteran community. Key points: 1. Approximately 5.3 per cent homelessness of Australian veterans who left the Australian Defence Force (ADF) between 2001 and 2018...higher than that for the general populat...

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Congratulations to envision-D

Eighth Mile Consulting, September 29 2019

Congratulations to the envision-D team for its amazing work and the release of its new website. envision-D is shaping up to be an amazing solution for the Dental industry by pooling together subject matter experts from across the industry and bringing them into one highly relevant workshop. The workshops is designed to be a one stop shop for dental...

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Eighth Mile teaming up with envision-D

Eighth Mile Consulting, August 26 2019

The Eighth Mile Team is working with envision - D. This project aims to create a 'one stop shop' to creating a healthy and growing dental practice. It seeks to support people considering taking on the challenge of starting a dental practice, as well as those already in operating.

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Leadership

Eighth Mile Teaming up with RSL QLD

Eighth Mile Consulting, August 26 2019

The Eighth Mile has teamed up with RSL QLD. The project aims to ensure that much needed services get to the customer both inside and outside of the organisation. This initiative has the potential to help many well deserving people, receive the support that they need! https://rslqld.org/about-us

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Leadership Lessons From a 22 year Old Nobody

David Neal, August 2 2019

I left school at 18 years of age and joined the Australian Army where I undertook 4 years of tertiary and leadership training with the Australian Defence Force Academy, and the Royal Military College Duntroon. Most of what I learnt in that time was structured academic education about leadership, management and tactics. I then graduated into the Roy...

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Leadership. When you get it WRONG.

Jonathan Clark, July 30 2019

We hear a lot of positive stories, and the ‘how to’ of successful leadership scenarios. This is not one of those. Let me tell you about the time when I got it completely wrong. I thought as a junior officer I knew the intricacies of leadership and command. I didn’t know at the time how much I had left to learn, and still do to this day. Specific to...

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