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Significant proportion of Aussies indicate their employers are blind to sickness, work overload, stress,...

1 in 2 workers have admitted their bosses don’t send sick employees home, 2 in 5 have said work overload and stress is rife, and 1 in 3 have said inadequate training is provided.

What are the sacrifices of running a small business in Australia? A study has...

Research, commissioned by Prospa, shows that more than half (54%) of small business owners spend 6-7 days a week on their business, with one in four (28%) working 7 days a week.

The damaging work-life balance myth – where exactly is Australia going wrong?

In fact, of the 38 OECD countries Australia was ranked 30th for work-life balance with 13.2% of our population working very long hours. That may not sound like much, but when you compare it to the 0.5% of the Netherlands, it puts things in perspective.

A mom of three is revolutionising women’s underwear after two years in the lab

You may have read Emma Johnson’s recent article on Forbes, ‘Can these panties disrupt the $15 billion feminine hygiene market?’ (28/5/15), detailing how US-based...

Do start-up heroes finish last? Are we sacrificing what really matters in life at...

We all know hard work is part of the start-up mantra. Long hours, big deadlines, after hours networking, dinner with important clients, and hustling hard...

Private and professional lives…is there still a difference?

Are your colleagues your close pals? Do you comment and ‘like’ each others' Facebook photos without reservation? If you do, it seems you’re not the...

Approach work life balance in a balanced way [VIDEO]

Nigel Marsh is the bestselling author of Fat, Forty and Fired and Overworked and Underlaid and the Regional Group CEO of Young and Rubicam Brands for Australia & New Zealand. In this presentation from TEDxSydney 2010 in May, he makes four observations about finding work life balance. Apparently it involves having sex four times a day (and walking the dog).

Disconnect online to reconnect in life

With technology making it easier to connect with one another through social media, the general impression is that we are all coming closer together. However, as Nigel Malone heads off on his first holiday in four years, he considers whether perhaps the reverse is happening -- that our increased social networking capabilities make it harder to leave work behind.

Working the clock

He won a Chinese kickboxing title by pushing opponents out of the ring. He regularly analyses his own blood to identify trends. And he...

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Five things to get right before you quit your day job,...

Are you wondering if you are ready to quit your day job to pursue your entrepreneurial dreams? You, like many other aspiring entrepreneurs, may feel stuck and unable to take the plunge into the startup lifestyle. Dan Mumby is here to make sure you know the five key things to get right before you quit your day job in this FREE CHEAT SHEET.

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Need cash for your startup or innovation? Here’s the Ultimate Grant...

Have a new business? Are you developing something AWESOME! Well, you're going to need some funding. Here are 12 resources available to people like you, right now.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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