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Let’s Talk: Are soft skills more important than ever in leadership?

'Soft skills' in leadership refer to a host of skills that differ from hard skills, and include empathy, teamwork, flexibility, positivity, adaptability and many...

How to use your previous job to map your next business move

By: Glenn Cochran, Regional Director at RB Australia and New Zealand Research by McCrindle  shows that the average tenure within a job in Australia is...

The hidden shame of failing business

Lack of leadership knowledge is continuing to put livelihoods at risk Many business leaders are still continuing to embark on risky ventures without fully understanding...

Been dealt a poor hand? Working with what you’ve got

Inheritance can be a tricky business.  You may have inherited a team you don’t get along with.  You may be lacking some key resources...

The skills most leaders don’t have

We've all heard about hard skills and soft skills. Those aren't the ones that trip up leaders.

Can you be a tough boss without being a jerk?

Four rules to avoid crossing the line from tough to mean.

Does your rock star have a bad attitude?

High-performing "bad apples" can destroy your team. Here's how to handle the situation without losing a star performer.

How to manage clever people

Artists, designers, and programmers are different, difficult, and - depending on your strategy - delightful.

The link between networking and great leadership

Being a good leader requires you to be great at selling yourself and your business, but for many networking is an incredibly daunting exercise. Here's some easy ways you can overcome your fears and become a master networker.

Lessons in leadership from Julia Gillard

Julia Gillard may have retained the Prime Ministership in this week’s leadership ballot, but business experts say women with leadership aspirations can take away some valuable lessons about what not to do when it comes to leading from the PM’s time in office.

How to get your small business started online

2020 changed the way Australians live, work, and shop like never before. The COVID-19 restrictions encouraged many people once resistant to buying...

One in two Australians intend to travel in the coming holiday period

More than 50 per cent of Australians intend to travel in the next six months, says Tourism Australia. Australia's...

Grocon goes into administration, putting subcontractors and suppliers at risk of not being paid

One of Australia’s largest construction companies, Grocon, has gone into administration, leaving subcontractors at risk of unpaid contracts. Grocon...

‘Australia is at a tipping point in the space industry’: Gilmour Space

Australia’s burgeoning space industry has the potential to unlock a raft of economic opportunities. However the industry’s success depends on the Government’s...

At least two decades needed to grow in the Asian market: RBA

Australia businesses should prepare to take at least two decades to build new opportunities in the Asian market, says RBA governor Dr...

Small businesses are going green. Here’s how you can too.

As the world continues to shift in a “green direction” and Australia heads towards a target of net-zero emissions, it is becoming...

Five megatrends transforming global trade and investment

On Monday, the CSIRO’s Data61 and the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) released a report Global trade and investment megatrends detailing...

Thousands of businesses possibly entitled to COVID-19 related insurance payouts

Thousands of businesses may be entitled to insurance payments after the NSW Court of Appeal held that COVID-19 related losses are not...