Wesfarmers CEO Richard Goyder (centre) with Bunnings boss John Gillam (left) and Target and Kmart boss Guy Russo

When lecturing the rest of us about the need to tighten our belts, work harder and accept lower wages, it helps business leaders if their own performance is top notch. Alas, Wesfamers -- aka the Western Australian branch of the Business Council of Australia -- has turned in a shocker.