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    Make your own Grey Goose cocktail at Halcyon House

    Paper Daisy restaurant at Halcyon House, where Grey Goose ambassador Andy Wren has curated a menu of “unforgettable cocktails”. Supplied by Fiona Carruthers What’s better than drinking a refreshing cocktail at home? Having it made for you at Halcyon House on the far northern NSW coast, just a few steps from the golden arc of […]

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    Corporate values integral to long-term success

    Bambu Digital’s Jim McKerlie: Sustainable change requires empathy. by Andrew Birmingham This content is produced by The Australian Financial Review in commercial partnership with Salesforce.  You often hear the argument made that values-based leadership is necessary to build sustainable profitability. But does the performance of Uber and some other companies suggest otherwise? Recently, Uber has come under sustained fire […]

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    Directors as business custodians

    Play Video Replay Video Is change really accelerating? by Andrew Birmingham This content is produced by The Australian Financial Review in commercial partnership with Salesforce.  “Do you know what question directors ask each other the most,” asks Jim McKerlie, chairman of Lithium Consolidated Minerals Exploration and the founder of Bambu Digital? His answer: “Have you […]

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    Never seen Magellanic clouds? Try Uluru’s astronomy weekend

    by Patricia Sheahan This is a special feature in association with Ayers Rock Resort. What better location to marvel at the night sky than at the rock? Uluru Astronomy Weekend in October is open for bookings. The weekend offers more than night eye candy with Dr Lisa Harvey-Smith and a crew of astrophysicists on hand […]

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    Investing in employees reaps dividends

    Play Video Replay Video It’s the customer, stupid by Melina Gouveia This content is produced by The Australian Financial Review in commercial partnership with Salesforce. As leaders introduce rapid and pervasive change to drive new growth, many find that reconfiguring their organisation’s staff to keep capabilities up to date is a major challenge. It is […]

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    Managers need to look after their own health

    Belinda Vassallo from GE Digital says having a good team around can help. by Melina Gouveia This content is produced by The Australian Financial Review in commercial partnership with Salesforce. Leaders today operate in a world of permanent connectivity world, facilitated by smart mobile devices. Flatter workplace hierarchies and fewer senior jobs have also fuelled […]

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    Book review: The Tempest Tossed Church

    Author Gerard Windsor provides an insider’s view of the Catholic Church. Mathew Lynn by Michael Bailey The Catholic Church needs advocates like Gerard Windsor right now. With Cardinal George Pell’s trial on child sex abuse charges about to start as BOSS went to press, the Church’s reputation has never been lower in Australia. Windsor puts […]

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    How to apologise if you want to be a respected leader

    A good apology must have ethics at its heart. JULIAN SMITH by Clare Payne For a time, I was a marathon swimmer, swimming in the designated fast lane at North Sydney Olympic Pool. Some people don’t notice the signs at the end of each lane indicating who should swim where, or they end up in […]

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    Fashion shoot channels Highway 61

    by Virginia van Heythuysen Photo shoot compiled by stylist Virginia van Heythuysen and photographed by Simon Upton. Hair by Anthony Nader, make up by Nadine Monley. Models are Cassie Lapthorne from IMG Models and Hugh Vidler from Chic Management