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Yarno Reads: The five dysfunctions of a team

Yarno Reads: The five dysfunctions of a team

Reading The Five Dysfunctions of a Team has taught me that I need to face my fears: embrace conflict, and learn how to make it constructive.

Lachy Gray, 3 min read
Lachy Gray
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The state of retail: recession or opportunity?

The state of retail: recession or opportunity?

Retail is in recession: department stores all over are either losing profit or going bankrupt. But this doesn't need to be the end. If retailers are smart, they can not only overcome their challenges,...

Courtney Dutton, 6 min read
Courtney Dutton
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A day in the life of a Yarno content writer

A day in the life of a Yarno content writer

Being a content writer at Yarno isn’t quite like any content writing job I've ever heard of. There are a few reasons why I believe that’s so – let's dig in and find out!...

Erin McGee, 5 min read
Erin McGee
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What does joining Yarno feel like?

What does joining Yarno feel like?

The first few weeks at a new workplace often sits on the scale somewhere between nerve-racking and plain awkward. Not so at Yarno, just ask our newest content writer, Annette...

Annette Phung, 5 min read
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Yarno Attends: Nonviolent Communication Workshop

Yarno Attends: Nonviolent Communication Workshop

As part of his eternal quest to help us help ourselves be better, Lachy recently organised for the whole of Yarno to do a nonviolent communication workshop.

Courtney Dutton, 5 min read
Courtney Dutton
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How to get hired at Yarno

How to get hired at Yarno

So you want to work for Yarno. I can’t blame you. It’s pretty nice – unlimited Barry’s tea, harbour-side views – and you can enjoy it all too!

Courtney Dutton, 6 min read
Courtney Dutton
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Working remotely from the capital of Sichuan

Working remotely from the capital of Sichuan

How often do you get to move countries and continue working for your hometown company? Erin explains how she's been doing just that for the past year.

Erin McGee, 6 min read
Erin McGee
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How flexible work can help you hold on to your sanity

How flexible work can help you hold on to your sanity

Our co-founder Mark manages to run his own business, spend time with his family, and hold on to his sanity simultaneously. How does he do it? Flexibility.

Courtney Dutton, 2 min read
Courtney Dutton
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Yarno Stories: An interview with our co-founders

Yarno Stories: An interview with our co-founders

We sat down with our co-founders Larry King style to talk about their formative years, how they're basically married, and why they started Yarno.

Courtney Dutton, 5 min read
Courtney Dutton
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Taking down the hierarchy one self-managed team at a time

Taking down the hierarchy one self-managed team at a time

Yarno has freed itself from the tyranny of hierarchy through the Teal organisational structure, and in particular, working in self-managed teams.

Courtney Dutton, 5 min read
Courtney Dutton
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How to run better meetings with paint

How to run better meetings with paint

Keeping meetings on track, on time and purpose-driven is an elusive art few master. Luckily we know the master himself and he passed on his secret – PAINT.

Tess Lynch, 1 min read
Tess Lynch
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Why we said no to VC funding

Why we said no to VC funding

The decision to forego VC funding and opt for bootstrapping gave us flexibility, control over our company culture and goals, as well as a few grey hairs.

Lachy Gray, 5 min read
Lachy Gray
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