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Most Australian managers believe stress and fear are good motivating tools, but here’s why it’s the fastest way to kill your startup

- November 27, 2023 5 MIN READ

The last decade in corporate Australia has seen a much greater acknowledgement of toxic workplace practices and their impact. In the startup sector in particular, over recent weeks we have seen many women come forward to share their experiences of gender discrimination, sexism, harassment and abuse, a subset of toxic behaviour. I am in the… Read more »

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How to create a curious workplace culture in your startup

- September 15, 2023 3 MIN READ

Renowned innovators, creators, artists, and explorers across generations all share a profound passion for curiosity. This could be argued as their real key to success, with research confirming curiosity serves as a powerful driver for sparking ideas, engaging and retaining employees. But for startups the luxury of unlimited resources and never ending budgets is non-existent… Read more »


If the tech industry truly wants to succeed, then it need to be more humble and generous

- January 11, 2021 4 MIN READ

  The ecosystem of technology companies and startups stands out for its intense competition, rapid scaling, and an often cut-throat, growth-at-all costs environment. It is an industry that did relatively well over the pandemic, while many others faced existential threats under the cloud of a global recession. The imposition of remote work and the rapid… Read more »


How Prospa approaches company culture

- September 26, 2018 4 MIN READ

What makes Prospa’s culture unique is that we’re driven by challenging the way the finance system works: over 200 passionate people come together daily to find better ways of keeping small businesses moving.