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 How do you keep staff motivated when the only increase is the workload?
Tony Featherstone Why are younger managers earning so much less than their predecessors?
Tony Featherstone Terrible in-store music is driving customers away.
Tony Featherstone Traffic has pushed the modern worker into the slow lane. The solution? Work from home.
Tony Featherstone Everyone else gets it, so why not doctors and lawyers too?
Tony Featherstone We've all done it - but what does it say about us? Why work for a business you say you hate?
Tony Featherstone Getting used to ever-younger managers is a huge issue for an ageing workforce.
Tony Featherstone Here are seven tips to stop tyre kickers invading your life.
Tony Featherstone From too much Oprah, to too many Tim Tams, how can you manage the downsides of working from home?
Tony Featherstone Retirees and some small businesses take it on the chin as rates are cut.
Tony Featherstone Ads are everywhere from toilets to petrol pumps to ATMs - but do they still work?
Tony Featherstone Why is small business an after-thought for governments?
Tony Featherstone Despite the advertising hype, the small business sector has never had such a raw deal.
Tony Featherstone What will it take to get consumers spending more, saving less?
Tony Featherstone When was the last time you chucked a sickie?
Tony Featherstone Pessimism is highly infectious. Get your anti-negativity shot here.
Tony Featherstone We're mad as hell and we're not taking it anymore.
Tony Featherstone Why hire permanent staff when part-timers are so much hungrier for work?