Moments of impact : how to design strategic conversations that accelerate change (book)

Authors: Chris Ertel and Lisa Kay Solomon In our fast-changing world, leaders are increasingly confronted by messy, multifaceted challenges that require collaboration to resolve. But the standard methods for tackling these challenges–meetings packed with data-drenched presentations or brainstorming sessions that circle back to nowhere–just don’t deliver. Great strategic conversations generate breakthrough insights by combining the … Read more

This Sydney entrepreneur built a salary calculator to show how startup founders are paying themselves too much

While some entrepreneurs may enter the startup game looking to get rich quickly, Sydney founder Marty Spargo has built an online salary calculator to show founders that “entrepreneurship is not as glamorous as it seems” by proving that the higher a founder’s salary is, the lower the long-term value of their equity becomes. StartupSmart spoke to Spargo, … Read more

Don’t fix me, fix the workplace : a guide to building constructive working relationships (book)

Author: Peter Mills There are many books on improving working relationships however they are based in interpersonal skills. While acknowledging that interpersonal skills provide the ‘social glue’ for working relationships, this book identifies the working environment as the cause of most conflict at work. The book identifies the causes of workplace conflict and how to … Read more