How Parenthood Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

Parenthood or to be even clearer—Having a baby has completely changed my life and business. Here’s how. My partner was once brutally honest with me when she told me I was too selfish to be a father. She was incredibly accurate because I was selfishly consumed by my other baby — Business, and was proudly a childless bachelor at the time.  I had never imagined myself writing this kind of a post…In fact, I swore ...

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Darryn Van Hout - How Having a Baby Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

5 Ways To Nurture A Virtual Culture That Keeps Employees Connected

Globally and prior to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the traditional wisdom was that offices were vital for culture, productivity, attracting and nurturing talent. It wasn't a surprise to see companies fiercely compete for prime office space in notable urban centres as it's clear that they share the focus on solutions aimed at promoting collaboration. Co-working, open-office designs and condensed were the craze. Not anymore.

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5 Ways To Nurture A Virtual Culture That Keeps Employees Connected

Stop Thinking In Tasks And To-Do. Start Thinking Goals And Outcomes

Over the years, I have helped countless people to get to-dos and tasks completed. And if there’s any useful piece of advice that has made all the difference on how successful people handle work and productivity it’s to: Stop thinking in terms of to-dos and tasks you need to finish—and instead focus on the outcomes you want to achieve.

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You Can Earn Way More Money by Boosting Your Emotional Intelligence. Here Are 4 Ways to Do It

The road map to higher EQ is not really a destination but a journey. However, the path along the journey towards building up your emotional intelligence skills will sure pay off in greater ways than you could ever imagine, including rewarding you with a fat bank account.

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Worried About 5G’s Health Effects? Don’t Be!

Top speed, convenience and instant gratification…that’s what we all expect from the internet. And from the way we are wired, the more we get it, the more we want it—and better! But as the available networks become overwhelmed, providers are looking for the next big technology solution; the fifth generation is already here—5G. Of course, it’s very natural to wonder if the forthcoming, more powerful technology has any potential ...

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Worried About 5G’s Health Effects? Don’t Be!

Why Are Remote Workers Outperforming Office Workers?

The trend of digital nomads working remotely is becoming more rewarding than you ever thought it could—and there are no indications of slowing down anytime soon especially in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.In a remote work survey released last year, 16% of global companies were fully remote while 52% of the workforce around the world worked from home at least once a week.  On the flip side, the modern office of the ...

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Coronavirus: Insurance questions answered

The 2020 Coronavirus pandemic in Australia is part of the rapidly spreading global epidemic of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as it is officially known, a novel infectious illness caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). As at 26 March, Australia had reported 8 deaths and 2,367 confirmed cases of the disease. Globally, more than 22,000 people have succumbed to COVID-19 while over 500,000 cases of ...

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Coronavirus Insurance Questions Answered

Covid-19 Could Cause Permanent Shift Towards Working From Home

Tech companies are set to make a kill as others face a myriad of challenges especially where employees refuse to report back to the office and lean more towards working from home.Coronavirus, also known as the COVID-19, is quickly redefining workplace patterns with a working from home policy as companies are compelled by the risks of the disease’s outbreak to have their employees work remotely but chances are rife that employees may fail ...

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Coronavirus – The Perfect Storm in Australian Economic Environment

Posted on March 14, 2020

The spread of the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) which was first discovered in Wuhan, China, has quickly become a global pandemic. In addition to the spread of Coronavirus in Australia, more than 100 countries have confirmed cases, with the exact nature of its transmission remaining opaque.Historically, the aftermath of the Black Death in Europe became the “waning of the Middle Ages”, putting to an end the longstanding universalise ...

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Richard Branson’s Take on Climate Change

Let me incept this piece with a quote from the British magnate and billionaire, Sir Richard Branson, which goes, “whatever your goal is, you will never succeed unless you let go of your fears and fly.”Love him or hate him, Sir Richard Branson is by all measure, a master of success with unstoppable entrepreneurial zeal that has given him an edge across many different niches.The multi-billionaire philanthropist and founder of a slew ...

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Richard Branson and Darryn Van Hout in Brisbane