Will 2021 bring a new breed of leadership?

- January 27, 2021 4 MIN READ

In times of crisis, we look to strong leadership to get us through. 2020 has been nothing short of a disaster for many of us and many businesses have been pushed into unprecedented territories with only words such as adapt and pivot left to buoy them as they weather the storm, writes Amanda Rose. Some… Read more »

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To get ahead as an introvert, act like an extravert. It’s not as hard as you think

- January 19, 2021 4 MIN READ

Leadership is a human universal. It can even be seen in other species, which suggests it may be an evolutionarily ancient process. A common personality trait of “natural” leaders is a higher than average level of extraversion. Research consistently shows extraverts, compared with introverts, are more likely to be regarded as leaders by others, and… Read more »

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The Purpose Economy – the rise of the Ethical Business and how to do better

- January 18, 2021 5 MIN READ

Ten years ago, having a purpose-driven business was a “nice to have” – a cherry on the top of your marketing and trading strategy. Consequently, and depressingly, many companies did the bare minimum; at best, slowly reviewing their supply chain and people policies; at worst, green-washing or creating a “woke culture”, writes Joanna Jensen, Founder… Read more »


Why vulnerability could be your new business super power

- January 13, 2021 5 MIN READ

I’ve been running businesses for nearly 17 years and driven down the roads of incredible confidence, feeling invincible to crushing defeat and vulnerability. And I’m banking that most readers would have travelled similarly, writes Sue Parker. During 2020 many businesses laid bare their economic, mental health and sustainability fears. Indeed it was a year of… Read more »


6 trends for small business in 2021

- January 7, 2021 2 MIN READ

2020 has been a challenging and unpredictable ride, with the pandemic forcing technological progress and work changes on businesses across the globe. For smaller businesses, with fewer resources and IT support, it has been exceptionally difficult. As 2021 unfolds what changes are due to remain, and what new trends will we see? asks Andy Hurt,… Read more »


6 issues on Scott Morrison’s mind this summer

- December 23, 2020 5 MIN READ

When he ended 2019 amid literal and political smoke, it would have seemed inconceivable Scott Morrison could finish 2020 on a high. Or that he’d have reached there on the back of Australia’s worst downturn since the Depression. Morrison learned from his mistakes of last summer, about how he needed to adapt his own style,… Read more »


LinkedIn 2020 was more than business and celebrity influencers

- December 21, 2020 4 MIN READ

LinkedIn was officially launched in May 2003 as a professional job and employment networking platform. It was said to be invented from the Californian living room of Reid Hoffman. Suffice to say that 17 years on it has changed the world and how business, governments, industry, workplaces and people do business, manage careers and network. … Read more »