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Why putting pen to paper is still powerful

There's something so satisfying about putting pen to paper and writing a to-do list, but according to one productivity and time management expert, sometimes they should come with a warning.

Mastering the 50-10 sprint for the benefit of productivity

It's impossible to stay focused on work for eight hours straight, which is why one productivity guru suggests we all work at mastering the '50-10 sprint'. It's the secret to doing more in less time.

Productivity: The case for an organised email inbox

Less emails in an inbox equals more dollars in your pocket. Why? Because the more that's piled into your inbox the more likely you are to lose track of new opportunities and see a dip in personal productivity. Here's how to break the cycle and eliminate excessive emails.

How to get a handle on business systems and meetings

In a five-part article series, we look at the 10 most common ways small business owners waste valuable time and offer some solutions for combating this damaging behaviour. In the fifth and final installment, we tackle poor business systems and inefficient meetings.

How to become a master planner

Can't say no? Never manage to get your diary in order? These two dangerous time-wasting behaviours can be overcome though, all it takes is a bit of self-confidence and forward thinking.

How to put an end to procrastination

In a five-part article series, we look at the 10 most common ways small business owners waste valuable time and offer some solutions for combating this damaging behaviour. Part three looks at beating procrastination and ineffective delegation.

Beating the top 10 small business time wasters

In a five-part article series, we look at the 10 most common ways small business owners waste time, and deliver solutions for combating this damaging behaviour. Part two looks at goal setting and keeping a clean desk.

Combating the top 10 small business time wasters

In a five-part article series, we look at the 10 most common ways small business owners waste valuable time and offer some solutions for combating this damaging behaviour. Part one looks at tackling shifting priorities and interruptions.

Self-sabotage – the new time waster?

If you find yourself planning to do something important, only to find an excuse not to get around to it when the time comes, you're engaging in dangerous behaviour called self-sabotage.

Why being present is a crucial business skill

Being present and focused takes willpower, but achieve it and you'll be amazed at all the tasks you'll be able to tick off your business to-do list.

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Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...