Tony Featherstone is a former managing editor of Business Review Weekly and Shares magazines. He is a specialist writer on small companies and entrepreneurs for The Age online, The Australian Financial Review and BRW. Tony’s blog looks at the human side of entrepreneurship and business failure, a topic poorly understood in this country.
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Tony Featherstone In some workplaces everyone knows what you earn, in others this is closely guarded information. Which is the right approach?
Tony Featherstone What do traditional grading systems tell businesses about graduate talent?
Tony Featherstone If you don't ask, you don't get. Here's what you need to do to start earning the money you deserve.
Tony Featherstone Ensure you don’t have a Rottweiler guarding your office door.
Tony Featherstone Don’t let business chancers squander your valuable time.
Tony Featherstone More companies should encourage staff to set up small ventures on the side.
Tony Featherstone An ability to concoct a catastrophe is fast becoming a critical business skill.
Tony Featherstone Why isn't entrepreneurship taught in schools?
Tony Featherstone A surprising connection between two very different groups could produce the next generation of dynamic businesses.
Tony Featherstone In the US some airline pilots are now asking for a tip - will the same thing happen here?
Tony Featherstone Seven ways to easily slash your hours and turbo-charge your productivity.
Tony Featherstone What can help local retailers thrive? Relaxed parking and better marketing would be a start.
Tony Featherstone Businesses will fill the training void when students can't afford a degree.
Tony Featherstone Use these ideas to build a thriving venture – while having a fantastic lifestyle.
Tony Featherstone Nine tips to keep small business information out of the wrong hands.
Tony Featherstone Here are the seven signs your clients are milking you for work for which they have no intention of paying.
Tony Featherstone If you're not prepared to chuck in your job, burn through your life savings and put your reputation on the line, forget the dream.
Tony Featherstone It starts with being able to name a few team members who could do your job.
Tony Featherstone Staff are seeing red as managers take credit for their work.
Tony Featherstone Candidates are wasting time applying for jobs that were always going to be filled by internal candidates.