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Amanda Woodard

Amanda Woodard is a Londoner by birth who, after working for The Guardian newspaper for 12 years, moved to Sydney with her family. When she is not interviewing business leaders or writing about education or travel, Amanda is an enthusiastic art lover and occasional wreck diver.

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For some employees enforced working from home has been a big hit, allowing them to experience a greater work-life balance.

Post-pandemic workplace: the new look of work


Lisy Kane, co-founder of Girl Geek Academy, Melbourne, presenting at the academy’s flagship #SheHacks program, an all-female hackathon event in February 2020.

Hackathon: create fresh ideas to solve business challenges


Lisa Gemmell CPA.

How Lisa Gemmell CPA balances risk at Mons Royale


One thing all the scientists agree on is that our brains aren’t designed to handle more than one task at a time.

Why deep focus, not multitasking, should be your mantra


95 per cent of employees dislike performance reviews and a near equal proportion think they give an inaccurate picture.

5 steps to a better performance review


By building people’s “inner strength” people can adapt better to the fast pace of change while maintaining a sense of wellbeing and balance in their lives.

How to build resilience in your team


Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic. Photographer: Shannon Morris

Challenging the myth that self confidence equals success


Not-for-profits are feeling the big squeeze | Illustration: Carolyn Ridsdale

Not-for-profits are feeling the big squeeze


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Here come the intrapreneurs


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Bold Strategic Move 4: Booting up the brand