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Wednesday, 1 July 2015

The one thing your team really needs from you

You need to leave parent/child modes of behaviour at home and not bring them to the workplace. by Pollyanna Lenkic

#Lovewins for US photographer whose small business went viral after stoush over his rainbow photo update

A wedding photographer in the US has had his business put squarely on the map, thanks to a Facebook post about marriage equality that has gone viral. by Eloise Keating

Monday, 29 June 2015

What if your manager's work could be replaced with an algorithm?

As new organisational forms emerge, much managerial administration undertaken by large organisations is being shown to be a waste of time and money. by John Rice

Monday, 29 June 2015

Family businesses get the female factor

You're more likely to find a man named Peter than a woman at the helm of our largest companies. But away from the big corporates, things are starting to look different. by Angela Priestley

Friday, 26 June 2015

Software company promises employees holiday bonus of almost $10,000 – if they resist these little temptations

The chief executive of a software company in the United States is giving his staff $US7500 ($A9600) when they go on holiday – but there’s a catch. by Broede Carmody

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Mentoring in smart businesses: Why mentoring has flourished from Ancient Greece to the Digital Age

To encourage better leadership on the job during the days of the Greek Empire, the Greeks invented mentoring, which exposed a young protégé to learning the experiences of a wise elder ‘who had already been there and done that’. by Peter Wilson

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

How to get what you want in business: Five lessons after Taylor Swift scores Apple backflip

She’s one of the reigning queens of pop, but Taylor Swift is also an artful negotiator who stops at nothing to get ahead in the music business. by Eloise Keating

Monday, 22 June 2015

Middle management and millennials switching off at work: study

Middle management, millennials and middle-income earners are the major problem with Australia’s increasingly less productive workforce, a study published this month has found. by Rebecca Colquhoun

Fast Lane: When the people who work for you are smarter than you

It’s never the best feeling to be the dumbest person in the room but when you’re hiring for your SME that should be your aim. by Cara Waters

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