Work In Progress on Success

What makes a popular boss?

Boss.

James Adonis We asked 1000 Australians to describe the best boss they've ever had. Here are the results.

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Work whenever I want? Yes please

Would you work harder if you could set your own hours?

James Adonis Companies are increasingly offering '100 per cent flexibility' to their employees.

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All in a gay's work

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James Adonis The list of Australia's most gay-friendly organisations has just been released.

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The workplace narcissist

vanity and narcissism

James Adonis Workplaces with narcissistic people have lower levels of job satisfaction and productivity.

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The end of capitalism?

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James Adonis Modern-day capitalism is in trouble, but is there an alternative?

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All in the mind - or not

finance .

James Adonis How important are brains when it comes to successful leadership?

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Why Aussie workers have got it made

Job.

James Adonis How does our good fortune compare with other countries?

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Closing the gap - at work

Aboriginal flag.

James Adonis Some employers have had huge success in hiring indigenous workers. Others, though, are struggling.

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Are restructures a waste of time?

Rubik's Cube.

James Adonis It seems the restructure is back in vogue, but what’s the point really?

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Are recruitment agencies worth the trouble?

Are recruitment agencies helpful?

James Adonis Thinking of hiring new staff? If so, two words have probably crossed your mind: recruitment agencies.

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They like me, they like me not

Big fan of your workmates?

James Adonis Do employees need to like each other in order to work well together?

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Rise of the 'intrapreneur'

Ideas.

James Adonis Many entrepreneurs remember what it was like working for an employer. There might be bright sparks in your business feeling the same way.

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Survival of the fittest

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James Adonis A performance psychologist provides five tips on how to become more assertive in the workplace.

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Leaders behaving badly

Anthony Weiner.

James Adonis Leaders, who are supposed to be role models, occasionally behave badly. The question is, why?

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Thanks, but no thanks

Is it really that hard to say thank-you?

James Adonis Why is it increasingly hard for managers to say two simple words: thank-you?

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For crying out loud

Julia Gillard holds back tears in parliament this week.

James Adonis Is it OK for leaders to cry at work? Is being a tad emotional a bad thing?

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Working families versus families that work

James Adonis When working parents eventually go back to work, what impacts persist for the children?

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How to sabotage your career

James Adonis Has your job stalled, or maybe even your business? You could blame everyone else, or you could take a look in the mirror.

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Skirting around female leadership

James Adonis When it comes to women in leadership, does the blame for under-representation lie with women themselves?

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Taking a nap… at work

James Adonis If you’re reading this at work, perhaps it’s time to switch off your computer, divert your calls to voicemail, and go to sleep.

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