Lego car, running on air and heralding an international revolution arrives in Melbourne

12:49AM | Thursday, 19 December 2013 |  An international partnership has reached its pinnacle with the arrival of a car made entirely of Lego in Melbourne this week.

Work from home and test your systems

12:11PM | Monday, 16 December 2013 |  Before you leave home and head to work tomorrow, stop. Today you are working from home, not for personal reasons or the chance to take it easy, but to test the management systems you’ve put in place.

When persistence and passion pays off

8:00AM | Tuesday, 27 August 2013 |  Showing people how much your business means to you and how determined you are can only lead to good things in the long run.

How to handle the emotional rollercoaster ride of being an entrepreneur

7:45PM | Monday, 8 July 2013 |  As an entrepreneur, sometimes it feels as if you are getting kicked in the guts from every angle! But with experience comes a measure of stability.

The cowardly salesperson: What to do when good staff go bad

7:43PM | Monday, 8 July 2013 |  How important are effective sales structures and incentives to your business? After yet another battle with the phone company, Old Taskmaster has the answer.

THE NEWS WRAP: Kevin Rudd appeals to business after winning leadership spill

6:24AM | Thursday, 27 June 2013 |  Kevin Rudd has reclaimed the prime ministership. Plus ACCC to investigate telecommunications backhaul pricing and the ATO's warning of profit shifting.

Nominate a second-in-command

4:00AM | Wednesday, 24 April 2013 |  It can be difficult getting things done if a management structure becomes too flat. The solution is to anoint a second-in-command.

The leader CEOs most look up to is not who you think

4:50PM | Monday, 22 April 2013 |  British wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill has topped a list of leaders most admired by chief executives, beating Steve Jobs and Mahatma Gandhi for the top spot, according to a survey of CEOs released last week.

I’ve got a staff member who is consistently late. Help!

9:50PM | Tuesday, 6 September 2011 |  It is time to have a critical conversation to address her behaviour.

Turn your sales staff into “interns” one day each fortnight

2:59PM | Friday, 8 February 2013 |  Yesterday, the Taskmaster outlined why it’s a good idea to have your staff spend one day per week or per fortnight in sales. But should your sales staff spend time in other departments?