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Thursday, November 26, 2015

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Management Matters
News, opinions and advice on managing business systems and people.

There has been a growing realisation within organisations that there’s a direct correlation between an employee’s mindset and their performance.

As the boss, who you let in through the door can make or break you, especially in small business. How do you ensure you always choose the right people?

The ‘secret’ of high performance is not talent, it’s ‘fit’. If there is no fit it doesn’t matter how talented we are, we will never realise our potential.

Philip Bartholomew, the founder of My Pet Warehouse, Australia's largest online retailer of pet supplies, shares some tips on succeeding in retail.

Even a few aspects of mindfulness can make you step into a new space easier with your mind fully engaged – which is great for (often) flighty entrepreneurs!

Cash is the oxygen that enables a small business to not just survive, but prosper, and is the primary indicator of business health.

Almost half of business people polled recently indicated that they'd rather do any unpleasant activity than sit in one of their company’s status meetings.

Businesses, politicians and celebrities are often forced apologise by public outrage but are rarely truly sorry. Whatever happened to genuine apologies?

Entrepreneurs always reach a stage where they have to bring in employees to help with the business. Here is how to nurture great leaders among them.

Pulse Marketing agency founder and MD Lauren Fried reveals the eight steps she took to create a successful service business ... that now runs itself.

In her new book, The VIP Principle, Michelle Pascoe talks about the 12 challenges of building a VIP team. She shared them with us along with solutions.

Many start-ups today are moving away from traditional marketing towards growth hacking. A trend that was adopted way back by marketers and innovators in the...

You may have a unique idea for a new product or a service but it won’t stay that way and in may have even already been developed somewhere else

Doors are opening, people are talking and you have a stream of customers flowing through. Now that you have a customer base it’s time to ensure keep them.

Weddingbuzz co-founder Phil Usher recently watched Straight Outta Compton, a biopic about legendary rap group N.W.A and saw 9 lessons entrepreneurs can pick

Executives still waiting for the future of work to arrive nnedto spin around: it’s already here, and it’s not just changing what we do but also why we do it

Rewarding your employees just makes good sense. However, coming up with those rewards can be a problem especially if you’re on a tight budget

Rewarding your employees just makes good sense. They are your team. Indeed, in a small business, they are your family. And it’s important to recognise them...

Governments and corporates are increasingly being challenged by smaller, more agile start-ups, who are able to rapidly innovate and disrupt their industries

It has taken centuries (in fact, millennia) for an extraordinary situation to occur in the workplace: there are now no fewer than four identifiably...




We are all bombarded by emails every day. We bombard others with emails. It’s a congested superhighway of e-promises, lead magnets and chit chat out there. So how on Earth are your emails going to stand out? James Tuckerman is a man who knows a thing or ten about online marketing. In this cheat sheet, he shares seven steps to achieve two very clear goals: Opens and click throughs.