50 business classics : your shortcut to the most important ideas on innovation, management, and strategy (book)

Author: Tom Butler-Bowdon With insightful commentaries on the landmark writings of old and new, 50 Business Classics presents the great entrepreneur stories, the best management thinking and the proven ideas on strategy, innovation and marketing – in one volume. 50 Business Classics presents the key ideas from classic texts such as My Years with General … Read more

JAMIE PHEROUS: “NOT THE FIRST TIME WE’VE BEEN SHORTED, WON’T BE THE LAST”

Corporate Travel Management (ASX: CTD) responded this morning to a short selling report from VGI Partners ahead of its AGM in Brisbane. However, the company has been unable to stop the downward pressure on stock. At the close of trading shares were down 27 per cent at $20.05. Managing director and founder of Corporate Travel Management … Read more

JAMIE PHEROUS: “NOT THE FIRST TIME WE’VE BEEN SHORTED, WON’T BE THE LAST”

This morning, Corporate Travel Management (ASX: CTD) responded to a short selling report from VGI Partners ahead of their AGM in Brisbane. However, its attempts to stop shares from plummeting have failed. At 3:09pm AEDT shares are down by close to 22 per cent at $21.62. Managing director and founder of Corporate Travel Management Jamie Pherous … Read more

Why some women hate being managers

It’s a modern-day truism that women are grossly under-represented in management positions. The most common causes are well known and hard to deny. Most frequently they include discrimination, bias and work/life incompatibility, with the latter particularly a symptom of societal norms that impose unequal household burdens on females. And now, according to fresh research, one more factor … Read more

Curbing competition: how to make your business stand out from the pack

When it comes to highly competitive industries, even the slightest differences between companies can make or break a relationship with potential clients. Take IT for instance; business competitors at the top of that game use similar hardware, provide similar services and they achieve similar outcomes. But of course, there are still many IT companies that … Read more

Effective people management : your guide to boosting performance, managing conflict and becoming a great leader in your start up (book)

Author: Pat Wellington Motivated staff are the lifeblood of every business. With the right talent and an engaged team, your company will be empowered to beat the competition and grow its market share. Effective People Management covers all the crucial aspects of people management and maintaining high performance. Its insightful guidance covers leadership, motivating people, … Read more

Do people of different gender identities process emotions differently?

“Men are from Mars, Women from Venus” was all the rage during the 1990s. Whether there’s actual proof that we are emotionally wired differently is yet to be conclusively proved (especially with gender fluidity much more highlighted these days). Controversially, according to psychologists Bobbi Carothers and Harry Reis, men and women are from Earth! Are women … Read more

The power of company culture : how any business can build a culture that improves productivity, performance and profits (book)

Author: Chris Dyer Culture is the foundation for success in any organisation. It’s no coincidence that the companies with the strongest cultures not only consistently top the leaderboards of best places to work but also have the most engaged workforces, are the most in-demand employers and have the strongest financial performance. The Power of Company … Read more