Leadership

Simple rituals, such as each team member stating what they are working on that day, will help keep everyone up to date, and have the added benefit of driving group accountability.

Top tips from experts on managing a virtual team


InterGuard gives employees a productivity score based on what they are doing on their computer.

The role of health in predicting future economic movement


To be effective, remote onboarding must consider both the cultural and technical aspects of work.

Virtual onboarding: Top tips for engaging new employees


Because Hot Toast’s business model is centred on offering outsourced CFO services, Sarah Lawrance has been able to develop deeper relationships with her clients.

Thriving accounting practice credits close client relationships


Stephannie Jonovska FCPA (left) and Dionne Jones CPA. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

Upskilling to transform the finance function at Bluescope


Unprecedented times, we are told, are upon us, with the very real prospect that Australia, and many countries across the world, will fall into a long economic slump.

How to grow a business during tough economic times


Being able to help people in difficult situations is one of the reasons Shane Fitzsimmons accepted the role as head of Resilience NSW.

Authentic and respectful: The leadership style of Shane Fitzsimmons


This Tesla Roadster, with a dummy named Starman, was launched from SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket in 2018, and is known to have made it beyond the orbit of Mars. A little over two years on, in May 2020, SpaceX successfully launched a manned rocket into orbit.

Full speed ahead for electric vehicles


Forced into change, many companies discovered a new way of doing business that may just stick.

How businesses can pivot to embrace the new normal


Putting faith in your team can make a huge difference to the outcome.

Risk and trust: How to effectively manage a remote team


There is little doubt that social media has changed the landscape on how organisations control and communicate their messages.

The power of words – and the harm of careless ones


Amid the hardship of the past six months, glimmers of optimism have emerged, and the next version of normal is slowly taking shape.

7 predictions for the new normal post-pandemic


All employers need to have better visibility over working times to enable employees to be paid correctly.

Record-keeping: The new normal for fair pay


Despite slavery being abolished by most countries more than 150 years ago, its modern equivalents can still be found in supply chains across many industries.

Why accountants play a lead role in supply chain management


Companies that once planned to uplift their digital strategy in one-year cycles must now scale their initiatives in a matter of weeks or days.

5 steps out of isolation: Business in the post-COVID recovery era


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


Business leaders are uniquely positioned to serve as influential role models. How they communicate during times of crisis can create clarity, build resilience, and catalyse positive change on the way to recovery.

Ahead of the curve: Leading from the front during recovery


Elizabeth Broderick has attracted an army of supporters across the globe and has a knack for getting people onside, even if they don’t always agree with her position. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

Why Elizabeth Broderick wants men to step up alongside women


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


Datin Yap Shin Siang FCPA, CEO of YYC Group. Photo: Vignes Balasingham.

How Datin Yap Shin Siang FCPA became a brand ambassador for YYC Group


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