We tend to over-complicate leadership; just look at the number of books on the topic (I should know, I’ve read most of them). But when suddenly faced with the prospect of leading a business during a pandemic, I quickly discovered that there’s no playbook. Instead of over-thinking each step, I’ve focused my attention only on… Read more »
One of the good things about being in business is that no one expects you to say sorry. The default mantra when delivering disappointing news is practised recital of that catch all phrase, business is business. This mantra is a window into other characteristics of successful people. Below are 8 traits, whilst needed to succeed… Read more »
Ever heard of that psychological experiment where they get volunteers to count basketball passes, on a recorded video, and almost everybody gets the number of passes right, only to miss the guy dressed head to toe as a gorilla casually stroll by the background? I spoke with 38 leaders and here’s the thing: almost… Read more »
Our small Sydney based team at Rufus & Coco have an-all female executive management team made up of five very talented women. These women and mothers bring so much value and a uniquely female perspective to the business.
A quarter of CEOs who have experienced a business failure cited lack of leadership and management, and lack of planning and execution as the key reasons leading to the failure.
A few months on from raising $10 million in a Series A round led by Seek, Brisbane startup GO1 has added a raft of new names to its leadership team as it gears up to accelerate its growth.
Social scientist, leadership expert and award-winning filmmaker, Silvia Damiano has spent the past two decades pondering the question: is a good leader made or born?
The RegTech Association has appointed former general manager Deborah Young as its new CEO, with Commonwealth Bank’s Jasper Poos coming on as a director.
A recent study of the habits of Australian women CEOs has revealed that the road to the top is haphazard for many female leaders.
Jobs for NSW has appointed Nicole Cook, currently managing director of talent management company PeopleScout in ANZ, as its new CEO.
Martin Hosking, CEO of ASX-listed creative marketplace Redbubble, has announced his retirement, with the company’s chief operating officer, Barry Newstead set to take his place. Hosking, who cofounded the company with two friends in 2006 and has served as its CEO since 2010, will step down in August and move into the role of non-executive… Read more »
When you first start your job is to breathe life into your idea, but once you figure out product-market fit, your focus must change from survival to growth.