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This section contains the most recent Short Takes videos emerging from the University of Auckland Business School, with new content added monthly.

CAREERS

Brooke Neal on the importance of attitude

New Zealand representative hockey player Brooke Neal competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, and has visited more than 50 schools as an Olympic Ambassador. In 2017 she launched a new initiative to help high-school athletes achieve balance in their lives. She explains the importance of attitude in overcoming barriers to success on and off the field.

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SUSTAINABILITY

Will Steffen on living with climate change

Will Steffen is an Emeritus Professor of Earth system science at The Australian National University, and a Senior Fellow at the Stockholm Resilience Centre. He is also a Councillor on the Climate Council of Australia. He argues that we must develop societies that are in sync with Earth's natural cycles.

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Short takes

MARKETING

Philip Poole on competing against global brands

Philip Poole is the Marketing Manager at Whittaker's, a family-owned chocolate maker that exports products to Australia, Asia, and the Middle East. He explains how the Porirua-based company has succeeded in the face of formidable international competition.

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FINANCE & BANKING

Ian Narev on the banking revolution (2)

In the second of a two-part series on how digital technology is transforming the way banks do business, Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO Ian Narev talks about loyalty, cost efficiencies, and the challenge of the blockchain.

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FINANCE & BANKING

Ian Narev on the banking revolution (1)

In the first of a two-part series on how digital technology is transforming the way banks do business, Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO Ian Narev discusses the logic of buying start-ups, the future of branches, and the new digital frontier. An alumnus of the University of Auckland Business School, he joined CBA, Australia's largest company by market capitalisation, in 2007 as Group Head of Strategy.

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FINANCE & BANKING

Shayne Elliott on restoring trust in banks

Shayne Elliott is CEO of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ). An alumnus of the University of Auckland Business School, he has more than 30 years' experience in international banking.

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Straight talk speaker series

FINANCE & BANKING

Straight Talk Speaker Series: Three Bank CEOs

Shayne Elliott (CEO, ANZ), Ian Narev (CEO and Managing Director, CBA), and Andrew Thorburn (Group CEO and Managing Director, NAB) talk candidly with Aviva CEO Mark Wilson about some of the issues facing their sector.

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MANAGEMENT

Straight Talk Speaker Series: Sir Michael Hill

Hear from Sir Michael Hill, an entrepreneur who started Michael Hill International Jewellery chain in 1979 in his hometown of Whangarei in northern New Zealand.

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LEADERSHIP

Straight Talk Speaker Series: Mark Wilson, CEO Aviva

Aviva CEO Mark Wilson reveals the risks and challenges of leading global organisations through tough times.

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MANAGEMENT

Straight Talk Speaker Series: Gavin Faull

Swiss-Belhotel International Chairman and President Gavin Faull shares insights from his experiences transforming what is now one of the world’s most dynamic and successful hotel management companies.

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ENERGY MATTERS SPEAKER SERIES

ENERGY MATTERS

Energy Matters Speakers Series 2016: Lawrence Jones

Dr Lawrence Jones, Vice President of International Programmes at Edison Electric Institute in the US provides a global perspective on the future of electricity generation.

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ENERGY MATTERS

Energy Matters Speakers Series 2016: Dr Kiti Suomalainen and Dr Anthony Downward

Kiti Suomalainen and Anthony Downward present an overview of rooftop solar potential for Auckland based on LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) data provided by Auckland Council.

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ENERGY MATTERS

Energy Matters Speakers Series 2015: John Carnegie and Dr Stephen Batstone

John Carnegie and Dr Stephen Batstone from the BusinessNZ Energy Council speak on BEC2050 Energy Scenarios: Navigating energy futures to 2050.

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ENERGY MATTERS

Energy Matters Speakers Series 2015: Tania Simpsons

Director of the Reserve Bank and long-term Mighty River Power board member Tania Simpson spoke at the Energy Matters speaker series on key considerations for energy sector relationships with iwi and Māori land owners.

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Career tools

LinkedIn tutorial: An introduction to LinkedIn

In this video we take a look at what LinkedIn is, take a tour around the site, learn about different types of profiles and explore some of the basic functionality.

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LinkedIn tutorial: How to build a strong LinkedIn profile

This video takes a detailed look at building a strong LinkedIn profile. How to tell the authentic story of the professional you.

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LinkedIn tutorial: Getting active with LinkedIn

This video takes a detailed look at how you could stay active with your network. LinkedIn is filled with informative content with millions of members and companies.

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LinkedIn tutorial: Tools for students and graduates on LinkedIn

In this video, learn how you can get the most out of LinkedIn. A detailed look at some tools designed for students and alumni to build their careers.

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