President Donald Trump has killed America’s involvement in the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal with Australia, New Zealand, Japan and eight other Pacific nations. What does it mean for Australia?

Trump deals massive blow to Turnbull government

news.com.au
Our #GlobalBusinessPracticum students are in the home stretch of their consulting experience here in bustling Hong Kong. Good luck for the final presentations!
Bega Cheese has taken ownership of the iconic Australian spread brand Vegemite, bringing it back home after decades of foreign ownership.

Vegemite back in Australian ownership after A$460m Bega deal

bbc.com
The financial markets of HK are not the only markets #GlobalBusinessPracticum students get to check out during their visit to one of Asia's main financial hubs
Any guesses for where we're having breakfast today? Hint: #GlobalBusinessPracticum!
No matter how busy you are, it can feel exceedingly difficult to talk to your boss about your heavy workload. Here are some tips to help you have that conversation, without coming across as lazy or uncommitted.

How to Tell Your Boss You Have Too Much Work

hbr.org
Humour is not only great for bringing colleagues together and driving innovation and productivity, but it also says a lot about one's confidence and competence in the workplace.

Why Telling Jokes at Work Makes You Appear More Confident

entrepreneur.com
Congratulations to everyone who received an offer for the Bachelor of Commerce. We're looking forward to welcoming you on campus!
Jump online to start planning what you'll make possible at Melbourne.

BCom Orientation 2017

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Some of the most striking business success stories of the last few years aren't about a new product or idea so much as they are about revamping something well-loved (or at least, well-used) and making it feel exciting again.

10 companies that have successfully transformed something old to make it new again

mashable.com
Skill shortages, particularly soft skills and STEM skills, have been one of the fastest growing concerns since 2015, when it troubled 73 per cent of CEOs.

CEOs are more worried about workers than politicians

theage.com.au
Looking for a business idea? Here are 12, courtesy of INTHEBLACK magazine.

12 brilliant business ideas to kickstart your year

intheblack.com
Life advice from Forbes' brightest young entrepreneurs, leaders and stars.

30 Under 30: The Key To Success

forbes.com
Nina Liew, fierce campaigner for climate change and social enterprise, talks about winning The Big Issue Australia's The Big Idea competition and her BCom experience.

Thinking Big, and Winning

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Low on cash after the Festive Season? Well, it's a good job Melbourne has some amazing free events to go to!

16 Free Things To Do In Melbourne This January

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Findings suggest that performing a ritual before entering a stressful situation, like an exam, can reduce feelings of anxiety and improve performance.

Research: Performing a Ritual Before a Stressful Task Improves Performance

hbr.org
Facebook asked CEOs to weigh in on what books are worth reading. Here's the cream of the crop.

16 Books That Top CEOs Think You Should Read

inc.com
Last year, 2016, is in our rearview mirror, so it’s time to look to the trends in 2017 that will change how we do business.

5 Business Trends That Will Take Off in 2017

entrepreneur.com
After a week or two of holidays, it can be hard to focus on work again. If you’re feeling resistance to your normal schedule, here are six strategies to help you get back to work when you don’t want to:

Six Ways To Get Back To Work When You Don't Want To

forbes.com
Found your #entrepreneurship tribe? The University of Melbourne's Master of Entrepreneurship taught at the Wade Institute could be your answer. Be part of the 2017 cohort, applications close Monday, Jan 9.

10 facts entrepreneurs taught us this year | Wade InstituteWade Institute

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Looking for something different to do this summer? Experience the Yarra River with 999 other inflatable boats.

The Inflatable Regatta Returns, Bigger, Better and Further

broadsheet.com.au