As your humble correspondent has mentioned in the past, you should aim for a diverse workforce and never be afraid to hire the best person for the job. Now it's time to take the next step.
From a crisis management point of view, AFL coach James Hird’s handling of the recent Essendon supplements scandal has been fascinating. Here’s a key crisis management lesson you can apply to your business.
There are many things to feel anxious about when you’re starting a business. Thankfully, there are techniques that can help you to keep those nerves in check.
Apple tries to trademark “start-up” in Australia: Time to stand up to patent trolls and intellectual property bullies8:33PM | Wednesday, 28 August 2013 | Taskmaster
There are some things in life your humble correspondent just can’t stand. An intellectual property bully is high on the list.
When was the last time that you changed your menu? There are good reasons why you should aim to change your restaurant menu with the seasons.
The biggest productivity killer in business isn't procrastination; it’s perfectionism. Thankfully, there are easy ways to keep it under control.
Good communications is a journey – and one you can’t always map out ahead of time. Thankfully, there are ways to make reaching your desired destination easier.
Want to grow your business? Be sharp, and make sure your customers aren’t stung by a bad experience.
Remember how, in the 1970s, state governments and planners promised us that freeways were the solution to traffic jams? Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk says he has a new solution to our traffic woes.
Incorporating a business often also means becoming a director – along with all the legal responsibilities that entails. Here are seven key issues you must be aware of as a company director.
Age discrimination at both ends of the spectrum poses a golden opportunity for smart entrepreneurs looking to hire staff.
The recent Apple v Amazon case in the United States concerning Amazon’s use of the phrase ‘Appstore’ provides an important lesson for business owners in relation to use of trademarks.
Jack Tramiel was a Holocaust survivor, refugee and – later – a US Army engineer. Here is the secret to how a pioneering tech entrepreneur managed to grow a typewriter repair shop into the world’s largest desktop computer company.
Once your business gets off the ground, the legal issues you face change. Here are four major legal risks every business needs to manage.
Here are five unconventional ways to spark innovation fast. Plus the murky world of computer crime and the lasting appeal of barber shops.
Even if you’re a committed republican like Old Taskmaster, there is at least one valuable lesson from the British royal family. (Warning: If you’re a committed monarchist, you might want to skip this piece – you have been warned!)
This infographic was created by BRR Media after they surveyed Australia’s largest companies about their social media use.
How important are effective sales structures and incentives to your business? After yet another battle with the phone company, Old Taskmaster has the answer.
Are you looking for a manager to help you to look after your bar, club or restaurant? Here are some warning signs you must be alert for.
Email might be convenient, but there are times it pays to pick up the phone and build a working relationship with the person at the other end.