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Here’s why groupthink is a problem for businesses – and how to avoid it
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Here’s why groupthink is a problem for businesses – and how to avoid it

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Leadership Archives

How image management contributes to end-of-year burnout

Here are five strategies that both managers and employees can introduce to ensure they feel comfortable expressing thems...

Why there are so few Aussie fashion buyers, and what brands can do about it

Following years of lockdown and pandemic, overseas workers aren’t viewing Australia as the sunny haven they once did, le...

How to become a better networker without having to socialise with strangers

‘I love networking and making small talk with strangers,’ said no one ever. Here is a way to make the process pain-free.

The real reason people are returning to the office

The desire for human connection and benefits of in-person collaboration, not to mention rising energy costs, are pulling...

The hidden costs of starting a business

More often than not, the drive to start and build a business from scratch is motivated by far more than money alone.

Morning or evening? Choice of hours is the next flexible workplace flex

Studies show we have strong differences in when we feel most creative and do our best work during the day

Retail appointments of the week

Sephora's new CEO; River Island boss steps down; NRA names new leader; and more.

Why you need to ‘learn, unlearn, and relearn’: Erica Berchtold, The Iconic

We talk to The Iconic's CEO about what she's learned throughout her retail career, and finding career advice from the le...

Five top tips for creating trust with foreign colleagues

Misunderstandings are pitfalls of international business and they can sink deals. But the right mindset makes building r...

Five tips to reduce excessive drinking at office Christmas parties

With mental health issues and alcohol consumption on the rise since Covid-19, it’s an opportune time to reassess the rol...

Five personality traits that set successful people apart post-Covid

What does it take to succeed in the workplace post-Covid? A veteran businessman distils it down to five key personality ...

How to learn to say “no” and increase your productivity

Saying “no” often leads to feelings of guilt or anxiety because we can feel like we are not collaborating, co-operating ...

Five leadership tips from entrepreneurs

What we don’t always see are the day-to-day steps of consistently working at an idea and on personal development to achi...

Concerned about quiet quitting? You might need a workplace wellness plan

The trend of quiet quitting has many managers worried. But rather than placing the blame on employees, they should consi...

Rising star of the week: Szemei Ng, Amazon Australia

This week, we chat with Szemei Ng, senior product manager for fulfilment at Amazon Australia.