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Liz Wiseman on leaders who multiply and those who diminish: Five ways to lead brilliant teams

Liz Wiseman on leaders who multiply and those who diminish: Five ways to lead brilliant teams

There are two types of leaders, according to leadership researcher Liz Wiseman: Some encourage intelligence, while others “shut down the smarts of others and waste talent and intellect”. By Eloise Keating
Intention to carry on a business not enough for GST claim

Intention to carry on a business not enough for GST claim

A company claiming to carry on a land development business has been unsuccessful before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in claiming GST input tax credits. By Terry Hayes
To clean up the financial system we need to watch the watchers

To clean up the financial system we need to watch the watchers

ASIC’s remit is to enforce proper market conduct and ensure consumer protection. But is it doing its job? By Andrew Schmulow
Australian e-tailers cash in on growing digital demand as Aussies splash out $16.6 billion online

Australian e-tailers cash in on growing digital demand as Aussies splash out $16.6 billion online

Online Australian retailers are cashing in on the increasing demand for online sales, as figures released yesterday show Australians spent a record $16.6 billion online in the year to January 2015. By Kirsten Robb
It’s all in the culture – Melbourne-based startup Culture Amp secures $8 million in Series A funding

It’s all in the culture – Melbourne-based startup Culture Amp secures $8 million in Series A funding

Workplace culture analytics startup Culture Amp has raised $US6.3 million ($A8.1 million) in Series A funding led by Felicis Ventures, Index Ventures and Blackbird Ventures. By Kye White
The five basics of the property search: Peter Chittenden

The five basics of the property search: Peter Chittenden

For almost anyone looking to buy, even in the current market, I would always suggest starting with the basics. By Peter Chittenden
Family-owned strawberry farm collapses into voluntary administration

Family-owned strawberry farm collapses into voluntary administration

Family-owned strawberry producer Oz Fresh Farms, which has supplied fresh berries to Coles supermarkets for more than 40 years, has collapsed into voluntary administration. By Eloise Keating
Social media – it’s not all about Facebook and Twitter

Social media – it’s not all about Facebook and Twitter

Be more than a brand island with its own ego on Facebook! Be part of your audience’s networks and experiences online. By Fi Bendall
How Microsoft HoloLens, virtual reality and augmented reality will affect your business: Control Shift

How Microsoft HoloLens, virtual reality and augmented reality will affect your business: Control Shift

There has been a lot hype recently about holograms and virtual reality. But, in practical terms, what sort of impact are these technologies really likely to have on your business? By Andrew Sadauskas
How a busy restaurant is going mobile with its orders: My Best Tech

How a busy restaurant is going mobile with its orders: My Best Tech

Self-taught cook and restaurateur Roy Chen is the cofounder of The Rice Den, a busy restaurant in the northern Sydney suburb of Chatswood that serves a mix of Chinese food, Asian fusion and desserts. By Andrew Sadauskas
Samsung Galaxy S6 first look: Gadget Watch

Samsung Galaxy S6 first look: Gadget Watch

This week, Samsung unveiled its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. By Andrew Sadauskas
How your business can fail after raising a fortune on Kickstarter: Best of the Web

How your business can fail after raising a fortune on Kickstarter: Best of the Web

When it comes to options for financing new products or services, one of the most exciting options to emerge in recent years has been the rise of crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter, Indiegogo and Pozible. By Andrew Sadauskas
Google is preparing to roll out a major update to mobile search: SEO Video

Google is preparing to roll out a major update to mobile search: SEO Video

Last Friday, Australian time, Google issued a notice saying it is preparing to roll out a major update to its search algorithms – and businesses that haven’t optimised their websites for mobile are going to get hammered. By Jim Stewart
Android for Work separates your professional and private lives

Android for Work separates your professional and private lives

Google's new business-centric Android apps draw a line between work and play on mobile devices, helping you crack down on ‘shadow IT’. By David Hancock
When 3D printing meets the Jet Age

When 3D printing meets the Jet Age

3D-printed parts for a jet engine that are as strong as traditionally made parts but lighter? It's happening already in Melbourne. By David Markus
ASIC to investigate dollar jump a minute before March RBA decision; NSW govt wants more businesses open on Boxing Day: Midday Roundup

ASIC to investigate dollar jump a minute before March RBA decision; NSW govt wants more businesses open on Boxing Day: Midday Roundup

The RBA has asked ASIC to investigate why the Aussie dollar jumped in value a minute before it handed down its official rates decision for March. By Andrew Sadauskas and Eloise Keating
MWC 2015: SMEs should focus on video more than virtual reality – the big tech trends about to impact your business

MWC 2015: SMEs should focus on video more than virtual reality – the big tech trends about to impact your business

Small businesses should start thinking about including more video in their apps, but new technologies such as virtual reality are still a few years off. By Andrew Sadauskas
Eight things you didn’t know about Australian advertising from industry veteran Russel Howcroft

Eight things you didn’t know about Australian advertising from industry veteran Russel Howcroft

The best advertising is produced when advertisers do something “just a little bit wrong”, according to Channel Ten executive general manager Russel Howcroft. By Eloise Keating
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