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SUSTAINABILITY

Why we should not be happy about feeling so happy

When it comes to measuring national contentment, we need to ask the difficult question about what underpins it, argues Ross McDonald.

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FINANCE & BANKING

Why we need better tools for managing downturns

Reducing the impact of financial downturns should be a higher priority than it is, argues David Mayes.

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STRATEGY

What Apple's business model tells us

Apple has a singularly disciplined approach to the process of corporate reinvention, says Richard Brookes.

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SUSTAINABILITY

How to survive the 'Anthropocene'

The old mantra of economic progress has brought Earth to a tipping point, argues Will Steffen. We need to rethink our priorities.

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BOOK GIVEAWAY

Tears of Rangi

This month we are giving away a copy of Tears of Rangi: Experiments across worlds, by Anne Salmond.

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SUSTAINABILITY

Will Steffen on living with climate change

Will Steffen is an Emeritus Professor of Earth system science at The Australian National University, and a Senior Fellow at the Stockholm Resilience Centre. He is also a Councillor on the Climate Council of Australia. He argues that we must develop societies that are in sync with Earth's natural cycles.

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MANAGEMENT

Millennials are uncertain, not 'entitled'

We have read millennials wrong, argues Mike Lee. They can be as hard-working as anyone. What they most need are clear work boundaries in an uncertain world.

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CAREERS

A beginner's guide to working overseas

Have you always dreamed of living abroad? Think a stint in another country might help your careers? Tricia Alach has some advice.

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FINANCE & BANKING

Making superannuation affordable

Rethinking retirement income doesn't require super powers.

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