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How ESG initiatives impact business value

Organisations across the board are increasingly looking at their corporate responsibility and the benefits that come from taking a position on environment, social and [corporate] governance (ESG).

Solving the Aussie markets’ talent shortage

For jobs in diverse areas such as teaching, mechanics, software programming and development and construction – there simply aren’t enough qualified professionals to account for demand.

Is there really a ‘Great Resignation’?

The ‘Great Resignation’ and ‘The Turnover Tsunami’ are two terms to describe how the Pandemic has resulted in a wave of resignations or intentions to resign like ‘nothing we’ve ever experienced in our lifetime’. 

How to re-engage the forgotten workforce

In recent years, companies have narrowed their attention to managing remote or hybrid workforces — looking at mitigating burnout from long hours, the ergonomics of work-from-home setups, video conferencing fatigue.

Trends for the changing workplace in 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed us; made us question our values and re-evaluate what’s important to us.

Why businesses need to apply child’s play

How many times over the past week have you read, seen or heard the words “The Great Resignation”?  Employee engagement is at an all time low, people are tired and people are walking out. 

The conventional work to office is dead, long live the flexible workplace

Companies have come to embrace hybrid work as a permanent fixture of Australia’s future professional landscape.  But reengaging a workforce in 2022 after almost two years of turbulence remains a key challenge. 

From fearful to fearless: Here is how tech evolves work productivity

The industrial revolution led to many advances in terms of job organization and management, but now that we have entered the fourth industrial revolution, it is time to reassess the way we evaluate and aid work productivity.

The Lean Startup principles – how to make better and faster business decisions [VIDEO]

Bringing principles from lean manufacturing and agile development to the process of innovation, the Lean Startup helps companies succeed in a business landscape riddled with risk.

Hey managers, are you blocking your talented employees without even realising it?

As an executive, leadership coach and consultant over the past 15 years, I have worked with hundreds of managers and leadership teams ranging from...

Are You Lazy Enough? The Value of the Lazy Employee

Gruen Planet regular Dan Gregory and behavioural researcher Kieran Flanagan have written a book about laziness. Specifically, the value of the lazy employee. If...

How to lead by example: Four top tips for leaders

Becoming a leader requires a lot of learning – about your field, your company, competitors, your staff, your skills, strengths, and of course your...

Five things that should keep every business owner awake at night

A business’ most valuable asset, employees are the most difficult resource to replace. With 85 per cent of employees either actively looking for another job...

Mark Cuban’s top 12 rules for every entrepreneur building a startup [VIDEO]

Do I need to introduce Mark Cuban? I'm going to go with no. If you don't know who he is, you should. Not sure because...

While most businesses struggle with succession, this new CEO pulled off 40 per cent...

Most founders who have worked hard to build highly successful businesses struggle with handing over ‘their baby’ to a new CEO when looking to...

How do you stop certain people from dominating meetings? [VIDEO]

It's a good question, isn't it? We've all been to meetings where one person, or specific people, dominate the conversation. These personalities railroad the conversation onto...

We concur that Airbnb and Uber truly mean business

What do Airbnb and Uber have in common, besides being two of the most hyped about start-ups? If you haven’t already heard, they’re partnering with...

Joyful butterflies and feel-good frogs: Six steps to achieve the happy employee ripple effect

Can a butterfly flapping its wings in Melbourne cause an earthquake in Japan? Honestly? We don’t know. But, if a happy frog jumps into a...

Four things entrepreneurs are really sick of hearing

Entrepreneurship is hard. We all know it and absolutely respect that fact. Entrepreneurs completely devote themselves to their start-up and face different challenges along...

Do you really need a cofounder or can you go it alone? [VIDEO]

Some of the most successful startups and tech companies have have two founders - Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak (Apple), Larry Page and Serge...
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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...