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.
The right team can make the difference between your businesses failing or achieving your vision.
Start-ups are calling for more innovation in Australia’s education sector following the passage of the Gonski school funding reforms into law.
As a business grows, it becomes important to make the right decision when hiring key staff such as a chief financial officer.
Applications are now open for the Startup Leadership Program, a global, founder-focused development course for start-ups across all sectors.
Australian small business owners spend on average one third of their time dealing with administrative tasks, rather than focusing on the core of their business, according to research published this week.
Employee satisfaction is a vital part of the success of any business. Here are five key ways to help you establish a positive corporate culture in your business.
Is there a politician lurking in your office? Old Taskmaster says it’s time to catch them out!
As much as it pains me to type this, it’s time to call a meeting. Don’t make it a short 10 minute meeting either – go the full hour.
In the ‘80s and ‘90s, we were promised a paperless office. Now that the digital revolution has well and truly arrived, it’s time to throw away some paper.
At Taskmaster Towers, the windows were recently bricked up with paperwork. Here's how Old Taskmaster cleared the backlog – one page at a time.
Federal budget 2013: Government to raise $198 million by nearly doubling application fees for 457 visas5:54PM | Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | Patrick Stafford
The federal budget has delivered a double blow to the 457 visa program, with the government to nearly double application fees and compliance activity for the controversial system.
Unemployment dropped from 5.6% to 5.5% in April, despite most economists predicting it would remain steady or even rise.
The Australian economy is losing as much as $305 billion due to lost productivity, a study from Ernst & Young has revealed.
Playing dumb can be a wonderful business weapon and there are plenty of different ways to do it.
Do you celebrate when your team achieves a key milestone? If not, there are five very good reasons why you should.
Margaret Thatcher's extraordinary life is an example of striving against the odds. Here are four key lessons from the former British prime minister.
Some of the biggest legal traps entrepreneurs face are in the area of recruitment. If you are looking to hire your first staff, it is essential to know the difference between employees and contractors.
The Australian Council of Trade Unions is continuing its push for the minimum wage rate of workers to be upped to $636.40 a week, an increase of 5%.
Brainstorming. Nothing else quite gets Old Taskmaster's heart singing like hearing the inane suggestions of my teammates.