Ever claimed a chopper ride?

Sylvia Pennington 12:00 AM   Plenty of people claim dodgy expenses. What's your best example?

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Dealing with ADHD at work

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James Adonis   If you suspect some of your colleagues suffer from this, you're probably right.

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Why aren't councils supporting start-ups?

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Tony Featherstone   They're flat out innovating a footpath, despite a pressing need to foster creativity, collaborative networks and entrepreneurship.

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How to fire someone

Who goes there: the standard of graduates leaving universities is almost never discussed in the broader university funding debate.

Caroline James   It's the worst job a boss has to do, but if you can't do it, you probably shouldn't be running the show.

Do office dress codes matter?

The number of unemployed declined in March.

Christine D'Mello   In an increasingly casual world, does what you wear to work make a difference?

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The woman who took on Coke and won

Annabel Young: fought for her brand.

Christine Long   Annabel Young trademarked Honest Tea back in 2005. It took years of fighting to protect her brand.

Stop touching me!

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James Adonis   Is touching ever OK at work given we live in a world of extreme political correctness?

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Why are business events torture?

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Tony Featherstone   They are supposed to be exciting and engaging, so why are they so deadly dull?

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How to job share in a leadership role

Whether we are recruited or promoted into a role to lead with someone else, or we bring someone on board to lead alongside us, co-leadership is a skill that most of us need to strengthen.

Five things to remember when you are co-leading a project, a team or an organisation.

How to manage selfish people

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James Adonis   Find out why some people put themselves first and what to do to fight back.

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No excuse for lateness

Timekeeping is an important part of life and employees who are constantly late may need training before they cost the business too much money.

Caroline James   How should you deal with colleagues who are perennially late?

Makeup is compulsory

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James Adonis   It was the province of prostitutes until relatively recently, so why is its application now so widespread?

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Six lessons for young workers

Gen Y, not as lazy as you think

Sylvia Pennington   Managers are unimpressed with Gen Y staff, so what do they need to heed to make them more employable?

The dodgy side of workers' comp

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James Adonis   How many people are really rorting this system?

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Has outsourcing gone too far?

is it time your company re-thought outsourcing and offshoring?

Tony Featherstone   Problems emerge when outsourcing is driven by a cost-cutting obsession and companies forget about the value of permanent employees.

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Is it ever OK to swear at work?


Gayle Bryant   Four letter words have a place in the office – if the context is right.

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Three pills every leader needs

Big pharma

Claire Dunn   Taken every day, this medicine can make the difference between surviving and thriving and ending up in a Centrelink queue.

The upside of being sacked

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James Adonis   Being let go is what some people need to effect real change in their lives.

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This is why it pays to proofread

Look it up: Pouring over a French-English dictionary might increase your white brain cells.

Kate Jones   Meet the business owner who learnt why it's essential to never leave the letter f out of the word shift.

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Top tips for welcoming and sending off employees

"Looking further ahead we see Australia's outperformance ending," the IMF's James Daniel said.

Peter Forbes   COMMENT: Here's how to meet the four biggest challenges small businesses face employing and farewelling team members.

How erotic is your workplace?

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James Adonis   Sexual relations are an uninvited guest in many businesses. But they're a guest who won't be easily evicted.

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Good help ain't hard to find


Louis White   What's the one source of great staff businesses tend to ignore?

Off your face at work

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Tony Featherstone   Does your boss have the right to sack you after you've tested positive for booze or drugs on the job?

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Guanxi: the art of Chinese networking

Savina Yang: it's all about relationships.

Nigel Bowen   If you want to do business successfully in China, you'd better understand how the exchange of favours operates.

How should you handle obesity at work?

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James Adonis   It's a weighty question that requires proper consideration.

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Blow-in bosses kill careers

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Tony Featherstone   The nine tell-tale signs you're working for a corporate villain.

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Lessons from not-for-profits

All enterprises face similar challenges on their way to success.

Ursula McGeown   There are many things small businesses can learn from their peers in this sector.

Avoiding the risk of fraud


Marc Cohen   COMMENT: Identity theft is on the rise but there are ways you can deter criminals.

Ever damaged your work place?

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James Adonis   If you have, scientists now know why. So have you?

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Woopee look at me I'm green!

Kermit the Frog.

James Adonis   It's all the rage for businesses to strut their environmental credentials. Do you buy it?

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