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Monday, 14 September 2015

7-Eleven fallout: what are the moral obligations on franchisors?

Franchisors have black and white legal requirements to their franchisees - but do they have a wider moral obligation to them and their staff? by Lorelle Frazer

Where’s your focus? Important versus urgent.

Think about the work you have done over the past week. How much of your agenda did you actually get done? by Megan Dalla-Camina

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

“Tradition is tyranny of the dead”: Gary Hamel’s six ways to be an innovative leader

Gary Hamel highlighted the high level of disengagement in businesses speaking at the AI Group leadership conference in Melbourne this morning. by Cara Waters

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

“That’s not the Amazon I know”: Jeff Bezos says company has culture of caring

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has responded to the New York Times’ highly critical piece on the company’s workplace conditions and culture, saying he himself would leave a company that operated in the way described. by Denham Sadler

Thursday, 13 August 2015

Why fear is the number one thing holding back entrepreneurs

The fear felt when making the leap into business ownership is very real in Australia. by Nina Hendy

Thursday, 13 August 2015

Zirtual pulls plug and sacks workers with 1am email: How to avoid a similar fate

A large US startup demonstrated how to abruptly disappear completely last night, and in turn showed companies how not to deal with the inherit state of flux that most startup founders are in. by Denham Sadler

Monday, 27 July 2015

Be a rock star by getting your priorities right

Effective prioritising is, thankfully, not always a matter of getting up at four in the morning. by Eve Ash

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Target under fire for Dion Lee ad with “anorexic-looking” model

Target Australia is being forced to defend ads for its collaboration with fashion designer Dion Lee, with more than 14,000 people signing an online petition calling for the retailer to pull the advertising because it features an “anorexic-looking model”. by Eloise Keating

Thursday, 25 June 2015

How this chief executive got paid $US1.8 million and didn’t even turn up on his first day

A chief executive in the US has been paid a $US1.8 million ($2.3 million) severance package as compensation for his top tier pay packet, despite the fact he never worked a day with the company. by Kirsten Robb

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