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Friday, 28 August 2015

Four things you can learn from the innovator who discovered a simple cancer test when he was just 15

If governments want to create the jobs of the future they need to stop talking about science and technology skills and start removing the real barriers that hamper young people from accessing scientific research. by Broede Carmody

Friday, 28 August 2015

How to lead without being the boss

Sometimes you need to lead from the bottom up but how can you do this without upsetting the company hierarchy? by Amanda Rose

Thursday, 27 August 2015

One is the new zero: A single woman on a board isn’t enough to create change

There are lots of interesting initiatives around women and the workplace in Australia but the question is now whether it’s translating into culture change or progress. by Catherine Fox

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

“Too cocky” or “a bitch”: What’s holding female tech entrepreneurs back

The number of female entrepreneurs in Australia’s technology sector is increasing but women say they are being held back by unfair labels, a lack of expertise and unequal access to the benefits of networking. by Eloise Keating

Monday, 24 August 2015

Meet the most influential Aussie entrepreneurs on LinkedIn

Freelancer founder Matt Barrie, RedBalloon founding director Naomi Simson and retail entrepreneur Ruslan Kogan are among the most influential chief executives in Australia, if you go by professional networking site LinkedIn. by Eloise Keating

Friday, 21 August 2015

“You’ve got to take the risk”: Meet the 2015 Telstra Business Awards winners

Businesses that embrace innovation and give back to their local community dominated last night’s Telstra Business Awards. by Broede Carmody

Friday, 21 August 2015

Don’t lose the plot: Seven ways to become a brilliant business storyteller

Storytelling in business has emerged as a key leadership competency and communication skill. When done well it is a powerful method to connect, engage and influence people more effectively. by Gabrielle Dolan

Tech pioneer Ron Creevey on whingers and why entrepreneur is “almost a dirty word” in Australia

Australian entrepreneurs are too quick to “whinge” and lack the courage to have a go says one of the nation’s leading technology pioneers. by Eloise Keating

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Follow your passion: Why Kate Weiss founded $10 million food company Table of Plenty

Kate Weiss founded her food business Table of Plenty 15 years ago after her daughter Amy was born with a rare genetic disorder. Within a few years the company’s spice blends, mueslis and healthy snacks could be found on shelves in Woolworths and Coles. by Broede Carmody

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