Posts Tagged ‘career’

Ian Telfer – Lessons about Debt. Borrower Beware

I’ve spoken about some of the business lessons I’ve learned over the years as an executive in the mining industry and one of the key ones worth discussing with readers of this blog involves debt.

In my mind, and I've spoken on this topic before, one of the biggest mistakes I

Ian Telfer: Skills That Have Helped My Mining Career

Being an effective leader can be challenging. I think that’s especially the case when you are working in the mining sector. Leadership requires a balance of vision and steadfastness, as well as the ability to be versatile and open-minded, virtues that are often in conflict with each other.

Ian Telfer: Consolidation to be a reality in coming years

While attending IMARC (the International Mining and Resource Conference) earlier this month, two themes emerged as the future focus of the resource industry: innovation and consolidation. I think these two critical factors will lead the mining industry into the next decade and beyond.