Category Archives: Productivity Back

Can I have your attention? : inspiring better work habits, focusing your team, and getting stuff done in the constantly connected workplace (book)

Authors: Curt Steinhorst with Jonathan McKee As our workloads expand, attention has never been more valuable. Or more difficult to keep. In this book, Curt Steinhorst shows business leaders how to cut through the noise and get their employees back to work. Curt has spent years helping Fortune 500 companies overcome distraction and achieve focus. … Read more

Music retailer Allans Billy Hyde collapses, with administrators blaming a “tough retail market”

Australian music retailer Allans Billy Hyde has entered voluntary administration after a string of recent store closures, with administrators Ferrier Hodgson blaming the closure on overall poor retail conditions. Both Allans Billy Hyde Pty Ltd and Gallin’s Musician Pro Shop Pty Ltd have entered administration, and the trading entities for Australian Music Group, which owns … Read more

The meaning of success: Five business leaders on whether they feel successful, and what the word even means

Earlier this month, twitter user @APompliano posted a list detailing the mindsets and everyday habits of “the most successful people I’ve met”. The most successful people I’ve met: 1. Read constantly 2. Workout daily 3. Are innately curious 4. Have laser focus 5. Believe in themselves 6. Build incredible teams 7. Admit they know very … Read more

Need templated forms, business plan samples or industry reports? Check out ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database!

Members of the Business Studio now have access to the full version of the ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database! This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly – including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings – to a full toolkit … Read more