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The brutal and bountiful reality of virtual accountability

So we are now all living in the future of work. The shift to remote work was happening in a modest way before the crisis...

How businesses can support parents during COVID-19

How can employers best support their parent employees during this time, with the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many businesses to adopt work from home models? Recent...

How to manage and thrive during remote working

Around the world, millions of people are attempting to slow the spread of COVID-19 by implementing social distancing measures such as remote working. While Australia...

New survey reveals remote work is on the rise

Globalisation and technological advancement has fuelled the emergence of a mobile workforce with almost 70 per cent of Australians working remotely each week. According to...

How you can run your business from anywhere

Over the last 10 years, my company Business Blueprint has achieved more than 4,000 percent business growth. During this time, I’ve also travelled for...

How to run a successful business remotely: key lessons from the CEO of tech startup BugWolf

We've all read the stories about people running their businesses from far-flung places or from a beach, but the reality is that most small...

Don’t handicap your SMB in the war for talent, harness the business benefits of flexible work

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Why productivity is down despite a plethora of tech tools and how you can reverse the trend

If your employees are like most Australians, they work fairly long hours. But you can’t assume that just because they’ re working more, more...

Holidays without work a “luxury” for many operators, says Xero Small Business director

Small business owners are increasingly embracing the 80:20 travel trend, whereby 80% of their holidays are reserved for leisure with the remaining 20% dedicated...

Unlocking the benefits of a remote workforce takes the right mindset, technology & policies

In organisations where flexible working is permitted but its parameters are ill-defined, the full benefits won't be reaped, according to Tony Simonsen, Managing Director of Polycom Australia...

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Can the battle over the US Supreme Court influence businesses beyond US borders?

The world has watched US politics this year with a mixture of dismay, amusement and confusion. One of the most controversial political...

PM unveils blueprint for Australia’s economic recovery in pre-budget speech

Today the Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered his pre-budget speech on “arguably one of the most important” budgets since the end of...

Will we see more Australian businesses transact with cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrencies have had a rocky road towards mainstream acceptance. In 2017, the CEO of JP Morgan, Jamie Dimon,...

Let’s Talk: Workplace bullying

Conflict management is an often overlooked but crucial skill to business and entrepreneurship. The ability to cultivate and maintain good relations is...

How DebtForce is helping businesses get paid on time, every time

Having customers adhere to your trading terms is a perennial challenge for business owners, and being paid on time can be the...

Emesent’s autonomous drones disrupt the mining space

Drone company Emesent is taking pilotless aircraft to new heights, with autonomous technology allowing miners to access unchartered spaces, and defence forces...

Responsible lending law reforms to boost credit

The Federal Government has announced changes to responsible lending laws in the hopes of boosting Australia's flow of credit. Under the changes,...

Aussie Broadband prepares to list despite pandemic disruptions

Aussie Broadband, Australia’s fifth largest provider of NBN services, is set to list on the ASX this October. The ISP will list...