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 Too many businesses are slack about taking our money.
Tony Featherstone Face it, summer holidays are over. Here are some tips to get back to business.
Tony Featherstone Not very, given the insecurity of full time employment.
Tony Featherstone They don't have much choice if they want to lift productivity.
Tony Featherstone Does it make sense to spend three years studying to accrue tens of thousands of dollars in debt and finish with little prospect of a good job?
Tony Featherstone Too many businesses kick older workers to the kerb.
Tony Featherstone It's time to cast your annual vote on the companies whose service infuriated you the most this year.
Tony Featherstone The Productivity Commission wants us working into our 70s. Has anyone asked businesses what they want?
Tony Featherstone Can you turn your gadgets off cold turkey on holidays? Go on, we dare you.
Tony Featherstone Don't let a nasty email wreck your day. Follow our seven tips on how to respond instead.
Tony Featherstone Be very, very worried if someone younger or cheaper can do your job.
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.