yesterdayThursday, 24 April 2014

JB Hi-Fi chief quits: Terry Smart on why he’s leaving and how the retailer picked a successor

Planning well for a change in leadership is one of the ways a company can maintain its culture, says outgoing JB Hi-Fi chief executive Terry Smart. by Eloise Keating
 

Monday, 14 April 2014

Atlassian pledges $35 million to charity: Founders call on entrepreneurs to do more

With Atlassian’s latest share sale valuing it at $US3.3 billion the Australian software company has pledged $35 million to charity. by Cara Waters
 

Friday, 11 April 2014

You’re never too far from destitution even after huge success: Pandora founder

Pandora founder Tim Westergren tells the story of when he was being wooed by some high flying investment bankers who wanted to be involved in the company’s next raise. by Bronwen Clune
 

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Speaking out without freaking out: Adding interaction to your presentations

Are you a nervous public speaker? If you have a big speech or presentation coming up, here are some simple tips that can help you out. by Matt Abrahams
 

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Why I stepped aside as CEO of my 10-year-old tech business after we took investment

It took 10 years of running his email startup as a lifestyle business before Ben Duncan decided he was ready take his business to the next level, raising millions in external capital and replacing himself as CEO. by Rose Powell
 

Monday, 7 April 2014

How to use ‘planning days’ to improve your workplace

As a business owner or team leader, there are many ways you can make a great workplace for your employees. by Patricia Powell-Hughes
 

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Leaders need people, too

Smart leaders will cultivate the experts among their employees and groom them to be capable partners. by Finn Kelly
 

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Meet Catherine Livingstone: Everything you need to know about the likely new head of the BCA

With Tony Shepherd stepping down from the Business Council of Australia, all eyes have been on who will replace him atop the nation’s most powerful business lobby, which represents Australia’s 100 largest employers. by Myriam Robin
 

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

What’s the best business advice you’ve ever received?

I read a piece this week asking what’s the best advice you’ve ever received? It’s a pretty good question. Over the years I’ve had plenty of advice, sometimes welcome and sometimes not-so welcome. by Michel Hogan