All too achievable: “It’s bullshit that other conferences claim it’s hard to get to gender parity”

2:55AM | Monday, 1 February 2016 | Denham Sadler

Having equal representation of genders in the workplace shouldn't be viewed as a triumph, Above All organisers say.


The three things you should never forget as a manager

2:40AM | Monday, 1 February 2016 | John Rice and Nigel Martin

An entire genre of television and films celebrates managerial incompetence and ineptitude, and recent research goes a long way to explaining why.

 | Management

The entrepreneurial journey is a long and personal one

1:38AM | Wednesday, 27 January 2016 | Naomi Simson

Naomi Simson on the real life lessons from a Hollywood movie.

 | Leadership

Australia’s outgoing Chief Scientist says we’re good but we can be better

1:39AM | Friday, 22 January 2016 | Michael Lund

Today marks Professor Ian Chubb’s final day as Australia’s Chief Scientist.

 | Leadership

How Xero drives its employees to innovate and why that’s important

1:20PM | Thursday, 21 January 2016 | Angus Norton

For a global startup to win the market, it has to put the customer at the centre of everything it does and innovate and iterate their product at a dizzying speed.

 | Managing people

Why Australia needs copyright reform for the ‘ideas boom’ to succeed

1:50AM | Wednesday, 20 January 2016 | Kathy Bowrey

There is a need for more than a redistribution of public funds to starving public institutions.

 | Legal matters

The pros and cons of the startup employment dream

1:57AM | Tuesday, 19 January 2016 | Ian Maxwell

A startup is any self-proclaimed new company that has aspirations of achieving high growth through the execution of a risky business plan that usually involves some sort of product innovation.

 | Leadership

Why young Aussie graduates still don’t want to join a startup and what needs to change

1:47PM | Monday, 18 January 2016 | Denham Sadler

Young Australian STEM graduates are among the most averse in the world to joining a startup, a new study claims.

 | How to hire staff

David Bowie – a role model for entrepreneurs

1:53AM | Monday, 18 January 2016 | Sue Barrett

People tend to forget Bowie was once named Businessman of the Year by UK newspaper The Mirror.

 | Leadership

“The elephant in Silicon Valley”: New study shines light on sexism and harassment in the startup world

1:18PM | Friday, 15 January 2016 | Denham Sadler

Of the 200 women surveyed, 60% said they had experienced sexual harassment.

 | Managing people

When it comes to Internet security and privacy, the public remains confused

1:49AM | Friday, 15 January 2016 | David Glance

Neither side of the internet security debate can really say with any certainty what is the best path to take.

 | Legal matters

How Rare Birds is promoting diversity and why it isn’t a “women’s organisation”

1:00PM | Thursday, 14 January 2016 | Jo Burston

Diversity is about culture, gender, sexual orientation, age and many other factors.

 | Planning  | Leadership

Freelancer to appeal fine for “reckless indifference to privacy rights”

1:11PM | Wednesday, 13 January 2016 | Denham Sadler

The privacy regulator ruled against the startup giant on Tuesday.

 | Legal matters

Why we need to do more than reforming bankruptcy laws to remove the stigma of failure

1:56AM | Wednesday, 13 January 2016 | Jason Harris and Michael Murray

In Australia, there is a lingering belief that bankruptcy should not be “too easy”.

 | Legal matters

It’s not optional to understand the laws and regulations, fintech founder says

1:29PM | Tuesday, 12 January 2016 | Dinushi Dias

Meet the Hobart-based fintech that enables SMEs to overcome financing barriers.

 | Legal matters

Seven ways to improve diversity in your startup

1:56AM | Friday, 8 January 2016 | Cyan Ta'eed

If you're going to make real change within your startup, everyone needs to be clear about what problem you're trying to solve and why it's worthwhile.

 | How to hire staff

Pinterest hires head of diversity to reach “creative potential”

1:22AM | Friday, 8 January 2016 | Denham Sadler

The tech company has launched two new initiatives in its efforts to achieve this goal.

 | How to hire staff

Why your workplace needs to be more than just “furniture, desks and internet”

1:22AM | Thursday, 7 January 2016 | Denham Sadler

A startup’s workplace needs to be focused on lifestyle and make workers feel at home rather than just provide the basics.

 | Workspace

Nine Australian female entrepreneurs to watch this year

1:08PM | Wednesday, 6 January 2016 | Denham Sadler

2016 is set to be the year of female entrepreneurs in Australia.

 | Leadership

How to recruit a technical co-founder

1:35AM | Wednesday, 6 January 2016 | Alan Jones

For most of us, what a software engineer is doing while they’re coding is as unknowable to us as what a brain surgeon does.

 | How to hire staff