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Heinous public speaking crimes… and 8 tips to avoid them.

There’s a war going on out there. New victims are claimed each day in the conference centres and boardrooms of this nation. It’s time we fought to end this cruel and barbaric practice: the mind-numbingly boring presentation.

Top 10 must-haves for startups

In 2001, Frank Levinson of Finisar Corporation delivered this no-nonsense talk in which he offers his top 10 things you must have to start a business. And just like the lecture itself, the overriding theme is to keep things simple.

What you can’t see is actually quite important

A nod's as good as a wink to a blind bat, claimed Monty Python. And they were right. If you can't 'see' something then you can't understand it. Comedian, writer and TV personality John Lloyd explores nature's various fathomable and unfathomable 'unseens' with dry wit, while drawing some amusing life parallels that leave you contemplating the importance of what lies beneath.

What you can't see is actually quite important

A nod's as good as a wink to a blind bat, claimed Monty Python. And they were right. If you can't 'see' something then you can't understand it. Comedian, writer and TV personality John Lloyd explores nature's various fathomable and unfathomable 'unseens' with dry wit, while drawing some amusing life parallels that leave you contemplating the importance of what lies beneath.

Break the rules and win

In this video from the wonderful Academic Earth, Robert Sutton, author of "Weird Ideas that Work", argues that authority has its place, but most businesses succeed when creativity is allowed to flourish.

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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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