Leadership

Professor Hugh Williams is one of the world’s foremost experts on internet search and data management and invented the infinite scroll.

Hugh Williams on unlocking your digital skills


It’s not just about communicating within the organisation. If a CFO wants to become a CEO, they must be prepared to be the public face of an organisation.

What skills do you need to become a CEO?


As workforce data emerged in the first few months of the pandemic, experts started referring to its impact on women’s employment as a “pink recession”.

Staving off a pink recession


Kerrie Parker FCPA, CFO of Deakin University.

Kerrie Parker FCPA: Finance meets technology


One of the biggest challenges any mentor-mentee relationship faces is allocating time to step away from day-to-day work and focus on the bigger picture.

How to make mentoring successful


Vogue magazine, insisted that, while face masks were not a fashion accessory, some looked decidedly more attractive than others.

In your face: masks for business


Not only has progress stalled on the number of women being appointed CEO, but the numbers show a small decline on three years ago.

Unequal opportunity: Where are all the female CEOs?


HESTA CEO Debby Blakey. Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

Big ambitions: How Debby Blakey climbed to the top


By accident, many of us have made our home our workplace, and the existing stress of workloads for some employees has been amplified.

Always available: The pros and cons of the 24-hour workday


Finding solutions to the challenges to the education sector is front of mind for Professor Raymond Gordon CPA, a Hanoi-based academic and vice chancellor and president of British University Vietnam. Photo: Timothy Gerald Barker.

How COVID-19 is reshaping higher education


As a result of population ageing, increasing competition for talent and erosion of superannuation by events such as the global financial crisis (GFC) and COVID-19, there are now five generations together in the workplace.

The secret to a successful multigenerational workforce


Sainyog Prajapati CPA (left) and Andrew Seinor FCPA.

My Client and Me: Building a strong partnership


In this unpredictable environment, the onus is on organisations to implement new ways of working and the cultural change necessary to achieve strategic goals.

5 ways to maintain positive culture change


Manish Gera CPA believes business and personal networks can be pivotal. Push yourself to go to events and challenge yourself to talk to at least three people while you are there.

How Manish Gera CPA makes meaningful connections


The standout performance of female leaders in 2020 has led some commentators to suggest that women are well-suited to leadership roles in the current environment.

Top leadership traits to suit the new normal


How should Australian companies navigate these troubled waters and what role can boards play?

How Australian boards can be more effective


The theme of stoicism is to focus on the positive no matter what is happening, so 2020 is definitely the year of stoicism.

Stoicism in the workplace: a new look at an old philosophy


When the bullying happens and a person is in their own living room, there can be a feeling that the sanctuary of their home has been infiltrated.

Distant threat: How bullying persists in remote work


Having great connections with the people we work with every day can shape our entire experience of work, and in turn, impact our overall happiness.

How to sustain office friendships when working remotely


For small teams that are able to gather outside within COVID guidelines, a catered picnic is bound to bring a burst of fun with minimal fuss.

6 ways to pivot your office party


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