Podcasts and other audio content from Phil Dobbie

Moving Forward On Cliches

Cliches – 7 percent of us admit to liking using them, but a whopping 44.7 percent find them annoying.

5 Ways to Lose Staff & Reduce Productivity

Are you as good a manager as you think you are? Even though management styles are improving Richard Dubks says there are still lots of mistakes being made.

Six Ways To Beat The Spam Filter

We all love spam filters, except when we discover that a regular email newsletter. Melissa Norfolk takes us through six ways to beat the blocker.

Why You Shouldn’t Sweat The Small Stuff

Kristine Carlson takes us through five ideas from hjer late husband’s book “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” —- and how his ideas helped her cope with her sudden loss.

Much cheaper NBN wins it by a whisker

The green light has been turned back on for the NBN, perhaps because the Independents were told the cost to the taxpayer was considerably less than $43 billion.

A Better Plan For Our Cities

Professor Brendan Gleeson says Australia suffers from a planning deficit and a democratic deficit.

Do Your Customers Love You?

Are you promoting a brand or promising a lovemark? Kevin Roberts, worldwide CEO of Saatchi and Saatchi, says one is selling the ocmmodity the other involves building a relationship with your customer.

Five Men Spotted in a Supermarket

Dr Gary Mortimer from Queensland University of Technology talks through five types of male grocery shoppers.

Selling to the Top

Sam Reese says sometimes it does make sense to go straight to the chief executive when making a sales pitch, particularly if your approach is seen as helping to execute a company strategy.

A Better Democracy

Is Australia’s hung parliament a sign that our process of democracy is flawed, or is it part of a process of change that will see the end of two-party politics?

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