March 2016

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'You can't lead effectively if no-one gives you the kind of advice you don't want to hear.' Laurie Oakes

Laurie Oakes reflects on 50 years of Australian political journalism


INTHEBLACK 80 years

INTHEBLACK celebrates 80 years of business leadership


Kung Fu Panda 3: targeting a wider market

China’s US$7 billion movie box office shakes up Hollywood


Clean energy on the rise

Clean energy defies the odds


Australia's middle-class spread

Despite global trends, Australia's middle class stands tall


With brands, age can be a virtue

When it comes to brands, age matters


The idea that gathered pace

How we did it: travel upstart Locomote picks up speed


Effective governance is vital for not-for-profit organisations

How can we make not-for-profit boards work better?


Rider on the retail storm

While retailers struggle to survive, Super Retail Group bucks the trend


Meet the CFO: Kylie Archer CPA

Meet the CFO: Kylie Archer CPA


DEP: China ARR: The World

Is your business ready for Chinese consumers?


Power me up

Inside the solar power revolution at Australia’s electricity giants


Tomorrow's heroes

Make better business forecasts by changing how you think


Philip Tetlock put forecasters under the microscope to distinguish between the good and the great

7 steps to mastering the business of superforecasting


New rules of engagement

Think holacracy: 6 steps to complete organisational transformation


Uber jet - does it have legs?

Can Uber-style disruption for plane rides get off the ground?


Mental health issues affect almost one in two Australians at some stage of their lives. The cost to Australian workplaces is estimated at almost A$11 billion per year.  With research indicating that fewer than half of Australians with mental illness receive treatment for their conditions, there’s a strong argument that earlier assistance for struggling staff could reduce the workplace cost.

How to build a mentally healthy workplace


Are personality tests useful?

Why the Myers-Briggs personality test might be a hiring mistake


Noble Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman, describing scientific habits of mind in his 1974 Caltech commencement address

5 ways experts aren't


Ethics training at work will not work if it focuses on what people already know

Why values training is not effective