James Adonis is one of Australia’s best-known people-management thinkers and is passionate about employee engagement. He is the co-founder and managing director of Team Leaders, a company dedicated to developing the best front-line managers. He is the author of three books including his latest, Corporate Punishment: Smashing the management clichés for leaders in a new world.

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Should interns be paid?

James Adonis Let's face it, they're just slaves of rich corporations that should be ashamed of themselves.

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When is a gift a bribe?

James Adonis If it doesn't meet the stench test, the front page test or the mum test it probably is.

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Not another business card...

Business card

James Adonis Do they really still matter in an online world? Surely most end up in the bin.

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What if business owners went on strike?

James Adonis Is it conceivable for entrepreneurs, rather than employees, to go on strike?

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The jobs we hate - and love - the most

beer

James Adonis Incredibly, what many would consider a dream job tops the list of jobs most vile.

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Unmasking the workplace neurotic

James Adonis Are unhinged employees all that bad?

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Death by PowerPoint

Bored

James Adonis Why are most presentations so dumb and boring?

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Are we a nation of zombies?

Zombie

James Adonis There's something missing from the average workplace. Individuality.

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Lessons from Jews and Mormons

Success

James Adonis What can two of the world's most (commercially) successful religions teach us?

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Self-employment: is it worth it?

Work at home

James Adonis If you think it's all about working in your pyjamas and knocking off early, think again.

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Sucking up: does it work?

A present for the boss

James Adonis A look at research findings into whether flattery actually gets you anywhere.

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You're fired!

James Adonis Should you be honest with prospective employers after you've been sacked?

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The black market boom

Cash

James Adonis The underground economy is growing - and small businesses are to blame.

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The trouble with trade unions

James Adonis Are they still relevant in the modern workplace?

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A happy ending at work

James Adonis Masturbation in the workplace isn't as uncommon as you might think.

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That's not fair!

Eating paper, stressed, angry

James Adonis Are unfair dismissal laws really unreasonable to business?

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Redundant: are you ready?

Exit

James Adonis Many people are unequipped for life as a retrenched jobseeker.

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Rage against the machine

James Adonis Will a machine take over your job?

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Rage against the machine

James Adonis Will a machine take over your job?

"Millionaires don't have astrologers, billionaires do."

James Adonis Can astrology make you wildly successful?

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