The ‘new normal’ has become the holy grail of business as workplaces try to navigate the unprecedented changes caused by COVID-19. Sadly, it’s unlikely that the metaphorical clouds will part and reveal that things have gone back to the way they were. As can be seen by the recent lockdown in Victoria, the state of… Read more »
Today film legend Kirk Douglas died at 103. The actor had a long and illustrious career but is perhaps best remembered for his performance as the titular character in the cult classic, Spartacus. The film, penned by Dalton Trumbo, one of the Hollywood Ten (screenwriters and directors jailed for alleged Communist Party links after Congress… Read more »
The world is changing. Technology is disrupting markets and industries. Consumers are becoming more and more aware of the impact of their dollar. However, too many organisations still view a triple bottom line – doing good, or engaging in shared value activities – as something that comes after they make money. Yet this old-fashioned and short-sighted… Read more »
As an entrepreneur, I know first-hand that running a business is a challenge that some thrive on and most find very difficult. Unexpected issues can appear when you are least expecting them and most of the time there isn’t any guidance or advice on how to avoid these situations and make your business thrive. After… Read more »
Small business owners often fall into the trap of working more hours than they did as an employee, earning less money and struggle to create the balance and the lifestyle they wanted.