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Hiring and promoting good-looking people
Picture this. You have two candidates who want the same job. They both have identical qualifications, similar work histories, and amazing attitudes. There’s only one point of difference. One of them could grace the front cover of Vogue, while the other is more suited to the cover of Death Metal Monthly. One of them makes you blush; the other could give you thrush. Who would you hire or promote?
Eurovision Song Contest lessons for managers
The Eurovision Song Contest is by far the most amazing and exciting night of the year. And amongst all that razzle-dazzle are dazzling lessons for managers, especially within the two songs that won the competition as well as the two that should have won.
We are NOT in a financial crisis
Australia is NOT in a financial crisis. We’ve got the healthiest banks in the world. We’ve got zero government debt – that is, until now. Our unemployment rate is the envy of almost every other country. We’ve still got plenty of room to move on interest rates. Our biggest trading partner is already showing signs… Continue reading We are NOT in a financial crisis
Getting LinkedIn during a Recession
Imagine how incredible it would be to set up an internet business that even once it hits a membership level of 36 million people, it continues to add a new member every second. This is what LinkedIn has accomplished, and unlike most businesses which struggle through a recession, this web wonder has worked its way… Continue reading Getting LinkedIn during a Recession