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After The Sharing Economy -- Companies That Connect People In Real Life

Sanne Meijboom has always been a fan of traveling. The Hong Kong resident (who was born in the Netherlands) has lived on three different continents and traveled to 40 countries. The thing she likes most about travel: the encounters with the local people.<p>So in 2011 she set out to marry her love of …

Woolworths takes down Anzac 'Fresh in our Memories' website after social media backlash

Supermarket giant Woolworths has ended a controversial Anzac Day campaign that saw the company's logo and the phrase "Fresh in our Memories" placed …

What the food labels don't tell you

• A guide to understanding nutritional labels<p>An overhaul of country of origin food labels is not likely to hit the shelves until at least the end of …

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All the Charts, Tables, and Checklists You Need to Conduct Better Meetings

The ripple effects of too many meetings can be astonishing. Take this quick and horrifying interactive: It shows how a weekly excom meeting at one company generated a total of 300,000 person hours per year to support it:<p>But there’s hope! While a whole host of cultural changes need to take place to …

Things to Stop Doing in 2015

Stop multitasking (it can be done).<p>Stop procrastinating, saving work for tomorrow, and waiting to be inspired to work.<p>At the same time, stop working at an unsustainable pace. It makes leading more difficult, and to do things better, you have to stop doing so much.<p>If that’s not possible, at least …

Vale Beakie - everything a teacher should be

<b>We do not value our teachers as we should, but without them we and our children are nothing. I was fortunate to have a great man as my Sixth Class</b> …

How to Tame Your Email and To-Do List

Work is messy, but that doesn't mean that you have to be a hot mess at work. This week, as a part of Money Talking's first management conversation, WNYC's business editor Charlie Herman speaks with two experts from the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> on getting organized and maximizing your productivity at …

Supermarket monsters

The Nikitaras brothers’ corner store has a hallucinatory shine, like a set from a period movie. Staff in navy blue uniforms and white net caps smile …

Coles to axe up to 600 jobs

Supermarket giant Coles is poised to axe up to 600 jobs from its Melbourne head office as part of its latest effort to cut costs.<p>Coles wants to cut …