Leadership

Chris Powell's aim is to make Integrity Life, a new Australian life insurance company, 'the easiest life insurer to do business with'. Photos: Jeremy Park.

Start-up insurer Integrity Life gets set to disrupt the life insurance powerhouses


A good apology has the power to repair relationships and restore respect. Rather than being a sign of weakness, saying 'I'm sorry' shows strength of character.

Apologise like a leader: how to say 'I'm sorry'


Johanna Platt CPA, CFO Vanguard Investments Australia.

Be involved with change says Johanna Platt CPA, the CFO of Vanguard Investments


Diana B. Henriques, New York Times finance reporter, watched from the sidelines as Bernie Madoff evolved into an investment titan.

Hunting Bernie Madoff, the wizard of lies


Coralia Mielczarek CPA, management accountant and Greg Edelmaier CPA general manager, finance, at social enterprise STREAT. Photo: Jarrod Barnes

Meet the two CPAs at STREAT who put financial structures in place to help the disadvantaged


Managers who allow flexible work send an important message to staff about trust.

How to make flexible work successful


A willingness to have fun combined with shrewd business acumen has made entrepreneur Allan Zeman FCPA well loved in Hong Kong.

Being Allan Zeman, Hong Kong entrepreneur and 'Mr Lan Kwai Fong'


Estimates indicate that there are up to 45 million victims of modern slavery worldwide.

Modern slavery: what companies can do to wipe it out


Optimism bias is the human tendency to believe that things will turn out better than they will.

Is optimism bias ruining your investments?


Peter Skene has changed the way Australian Dairy Farms Group operates. Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

In the dairy industry fortune favours the bold, as Peter Skene discovers


Ronesh Dayal CPA, CFO Bank South Pacific. Photo: Rocky Roe.

CFO roles change rapidly so learn something new every day


Eva Kaminski CPA, CFO of Auckland-based natural supplements company GO Healthy

A day in the life of a CPA: Eva Kaminski, CFO of Auckland-based GO Healthy


Suddenly sexual harassment – overlooked for so long – is now in the spotlight.

How employers should deal with a sexual harassment complaint


Tim Reed always wanted to be involved in business in some way, shape or form.

Courage, humility, drive and vision: what MYOB's Tim Reed values most in leaders


Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Why managers are always a bad idea


While workplace policies encourage anonymous whistleblowing, Australia’s Corporations Act protects only whistleblowers that are willing to identify themselves. Illustration: Adam Nickel.

Tell the truth and ruin your career: should whistleblowers be compensated?


One of Satya Nadella’s first acts after becoming CEO of Microsoft was to ask the company’s top executives to read Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication, a treatise on empathic collaboration.

Transforming culture at Microsoft: Satya Nadella sets a new tone


Monika Tu has spent the last three decades in Australia. "I am Chinese-Australian, but I am Australian," she says. Photographer: Jarrod Barnes.

Black Diamondz founder Monika Tu makes every second count


Everyone should be asking what the worst-case scenario would be and as a business, how to respond to it.

Top 10 global business interruption risks


Customers need for faster delivery of purchased items is matched with the need for more visibility and control.

Conquering the last mile on e-commerce delivery


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