Why Richard Branson doesn’t feel guilty about taking a break from work

11:55AM | Thursday, 26 November 2015 | Eloise Keating

A reader of Branson's Linkedin blog asked him if he ever felt guilt when taking time for himself. This was his answer.


Not even the general manager gets a desk - Fishburners’ “heartbreaking” lack of space

11:34PM | Wednesday, 25 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

“There’s nothing that keeps me awake more than the problem we have with space.”

 | Workspace

Mark Zuckerberg's two months paternity leave is a game-changer

11:26AM | Wednesday, 25 November 2015 | Angela Priestly

The facebook founder has set a precedent that could lead to the tech industry retaining more women.

 | Leadership

WATCH: Old-school shark interviews a new one

11:09PM | Tuesday, 24 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

Steve Baxter interviews his newest co-Shark Glen Richards.

 | Leadership

“Innovation doesn’t wait for elections”: Husic issues bipartisanship challenge to government

11:39PM | Tuesday, 24 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

The shadow parliamentary secretary assisting with digital innovation and startups spoke of the need to leave behind old politics in Parliament yesterday.

 | Leadership

Four lessons from Google's work secrets

11:59AM | Tuesday, 24 November 2015 | Tamara Friedrich

Google has discovered that diversity doesn’t automatically lead to creativity.

 | How to hire staff

How Envato improved its gender diversity: “Set the right example right from the top”

11:21AM | Friday, 20 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

Working towards gender equality in a startup needs to be a core focus of the entire team for progress to be made.

 | How to hire staff

Stronger work-family policies help women entrepreneurs build better businesses

11:12AM | Friday, 20 November 2015 | Sarah Thebaud

Are there certain policies that can promote women’s engagement in high-growth forms of entrepreneurship?

 | Management

The surefire way to serve up a great workplace culture, according to Australia’s coolest tech company

11:14AM | Friday, 20 November 2015 | Broede Carmody

“It doesn’t need to be expensive to put your people first,” says Canva boss Melanie Perkins.

 | Managing people

Like a Virgin: Seven things Richard Branson can teach you about entrepreneurship

11:23AM | Thursday, 19 November 2015 | Mark McDonald

Richard Branson is a remarkable, unique businessman. Here's how to have as much fun as him in the world of entrepreneurship.

 | Leadership

Meet the Canberra business crowned startup of the year at the Telstra Business Women’s Awards

11:09AM | Thursday, 19 November 2015 | Broede Carmondy

The business hopes to tackle Australia’s low disability employment rate and change people’s perceptions of workers with a disability.

 | Leadership

Uber and Airbnb to face Senate grilling over “aggressive” tax minimisation practises

11:43AM | Wednesday, 18 November 2015 | Broede Carmondy

Uber and Airbnb will take the stand at the Senate inquiry into corporate tax avoidance today in Sydney as part of the global push to boost transparency and crack down on profit shifting.

 | Legal matters

Sometimes you will need cupcakes - three tips for keeping your customers happy

11:13PM | Tuesday, 17 November 2015 | Robert Hango-Zada

Planning to ensure things don't go wrong is important, but you also need to know how to manage complaints when things do go wrong.

 | Managing people

What Mark Zuckerberg does to learn more about particular employees

11:33AM | Tuesday, 17 November 2015 | Broede Carmondy

The facebook founder wants to gain a better understanding of how his employees work.

 | Managing people

Techfugees hackathon is “pretty much a first”

11:21AM | Friday, 13 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

Sydney’s tech community will come together for a special event aiming to come up with innovative ways to help refugees settle in Australia.

 | Leadership

Happy to be here? Staff get a chance to say

11:56PM | Wednesday, 11 November 2015 | Mark Kearney

Making sure all employees are happy should be a key concern in all startups, Bigcommerce co-founder Mitchell Harper says.

 | Managing people

“Speak up”: Ellen Pao’s message to women and minorities in tech

11:56PM | Wednesday, 11 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

The former Reddit CEO says things are slowly getting better for women in Silicon Valley, but a lot more needs to be done to stamp out sexism.

 | Workspace

What Atlassian did when they realised they’d hired an “arsehole”

11:50PM | Thursday, 5 November 2015 | Kye White

When Scott Farquhar learned that Atlassian had hired somebody who was difficult the company co-founder had a simple response.

 | Managing people

Three traits of teams that endure to win the big races

11:38PM | Monday, 2 November 2015 | Pollyanna Lenkic

Melbourne is gearing up for the race that stops the nation and it provides a good opportunity to look at what it takes to be part of a winning team - on the racetrack or in business.

 | Managing people

How the Swedish Chef, Final Fantasy and football help kids get into coding

10:42PM | Thursday, 29 October 2015 | Denham Sadler

Grok Learning co-founder Nicky Ringland didn’t get the opportunity to learn coding in school.

 | Leadership