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The 100-member rule may be gone, but shareholder activism is here to stay

Is the repeal of the 100-member rule an attack on shareholder democracy or will it, as some claim, actually enhance participation? by Julie Walker

The case for more empathy in tech

With a little more empathy, the technology industry might actually fulfill its promise to make the world a better place, according to Dan Hon. by Kye White

Rich Listers primp and preen for Melbourne Cup

The race that stops a nation attracts many of the business world’s high-flyers and Australia’s Rich Listers will be among those in attendance this year at the Melbourne Cup, which is just days away. by Nina Hendy

Thursday, 30 October 2014

How Victoria Beckham became UK's Entrepreneur of the Year

Victoria Beckham has come a long way since spicing up our lives in the 90s, being named UK's top entrepreneur by Management Today. by Holly Jones

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

The man behind Aesop’s global growth: Meet Michael O’Keeffe

Aesop’s worldwide headquarters in Melbourne are indicative of a business where nothing is left to chance: everything is calm and carefully curated. by Cara Waters

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Why it’s OK to fail

All good entrepreneurs know failure is not the end of the story, it’s the end of one chapter and the beginning of the next. by Leo D’Angelo Fisher

Myer is My Disaster: can anyone save the ailing retail giant?

Myer has been on a long, slow journey to fashion irrelevance. According to one insider it can be saved — but current boss Bernie Brookes is probably not the man for the job. by A former Myer executive

Monday, 27 October 2014

Five lessons on how women can become great leaders

Great leadership is having the confidence and courage to lead with conviction in pursuit of what's best for all – not what's best for the few. by Sally-Ann Ernst

Friday, 24 October 2014

Diary of an Entrepreneur: How JustGiving founder Anne-Marie Huby took charity social, raising billions along the way

JustGiving founder Anne-Marie Huby says she knew early on that the internet would be a game changer for fundraising. by Kirsten Robb