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_DSC1083JCI International has become a wide platform for young active citizens age 18 to 40 who are engaged and committed to creating impact in their communities. It can be observed that a growing number of large active citizens from all sectors of society are embracing new ideas, collaboration and diversity. During time-out in Malta, MBR had the opportunity to interview Mr. Jonathan Borg, Executive Vice President for Europe, about the current status and development strategies of this non-profit organisation.

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People, Credibility & Technology



Prior to our first issue for 2017, the Malta Business Review always aims to surface the main challenges, most compelling opportunities, and best practices in business, we asked SHIELD Consultants Managing Director, John Schembri, for his views on the challenges and complexities and, how corporate affairs professionals can manage risk within their organisations.
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Embracing Core Values

 Patrick John Mifsud Ing. Patrick John Mifsud believes that being a consultant entails having the ability to gain your clients’ trust enough to give them the confidence that they can base their business decisions on your advice. For this to happen, Patrick John stresses the need to be confident in oneself, maintaining, “DO NOT pretend to be what you are not and NEVER give the impression to know more than you do – this is a common attribute of wannabe consultants”.

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A Communications Leader

Amanda Nelson Front coverAmanda Nelson, Vodafone CEO really believes that the main long term strategic advantage any business has is the quality and motivation of its people. In fact, Vodafone group’s new employer brand, launched last year reads out loud: ‘We are at our best when our employees are at theirs”. With over 300 employees, Vodafone stand out for creating a stimulating and dynamic environment where each and every individual can perform to their full potential. In this interview, Amanda tells us why Vodafone offer a progressive and flexible working environment which really promotes a healthy work-life balance for all their staff, how they are investing heavily in training and development and why Vodafone is the only Maltese telecoms company to form part of a leading multinational committed to driving change. Continue reading