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Posts By Damien Martin

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Plugged in
2 weeks ago

Plugged in

Smart monitors that can save money on your next energy bill

After a hot summer followed by a cold winter, you wouldn’t be alone in trying to figure out a …
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How to plan your ideal work week for optimal performance
3 weeks ago

How to plan your ideal work week for optimal performance

We all have the same number of hours in the week (168 to be exact). So why does that time look — and feel — vastly different to …
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Data61’s D61+ LIVE: Highlights from Day 2
3 weeks ago

Data61’s D61+ LIVE: Highlights from Day 2

Over two days this week, CSIRO’s Data61 has been holding court at Sydney’s Carriageworks in the free forum and exhibition D61+ LIVE. The theme is “amplify your intelligence” and …
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Rip Curl sells to Kathmandu for $358M
3 weeks ago

Rip Curl sells to Kathmandu for $358M

Fifty years ago, friends Brian Singer and Doug Warbrick began making and selling surfboards in the beach town of Torquay, VIC, gateway to the Great Ocean Road. Needing a …
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ACT, Canberra set to legalise recreational cannabis
4 weeks ago

ACT, Canberra set to legalise recreational cannabis

Starting from January 31, people in the Australian Capital Territory will be legally allowed to grow and smoke cannabis for recreational purposes. Just more than 400,000 thousand people live …
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Thomas Cook collapse leaves thousands of travelers in limbo
4 weeks ago

Thomas Cook collapse leaves thousands of travelers in limbo

After 178 years in business, Thomas Cook, one of the world’s oldest travel companies, shut down abruptly Monday. The declaration of bankruptcy and sudden ceasing of operations left more …
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PlastiPhalt paves St Kilda road
1 month ago

PlastiPhalt paves St Kilda road

Repurposing 800 kilograms of recycled plastic in the pavement, workers in St Kilda have resurfaced an area of 2000 square metres on Mozart Street. It’s sweet music to fans …
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What you need to know about scaling and growth for SMEs
1 month ago

What you need to know about scaling and growth for SMEs

Small businesses face big challenges

When you’re running a small business, you can often feel like you’re maintaining a difficult balancing act between staying inside your comfort zone and pursuing …
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10 CEOs of ASX200 companies topped $10M in realised pay
1 month ago

10 CEOs of ASX200 companies topped $10M in realised pay

Ten CEOs of Australian companies topped $10 million in realised pay for fiscal year 2018, the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) revealed in its annual survey of S&P/ASX 200 …
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5 ways to connect better with your people, customers, and prospects
1 month ago

5 ways to connect better with your people, customers, and prospects

Feeling connected is the ultimate human condition. In his book Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect, Matthew Lieberman explains, ‘Our need to connect is as fundamental as our …
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