Dominic Powell

Dominic Powell

Dominic Powell is a journalist at SmartCompany and a tech and music geek. When he’s not writing, you can find him reading or browsing record shops.


Why Microsoft chief Satya Nadella says he was “always bothered” by Bill Gates’ original company vision

In the early days of Microsoft, Bill Gates had ambitious goals for his budding technology company, one of which was outlined clearly from the...
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Queensland cafe abused by One Nation supporters over press conference mishap

A Queensland cafe has been left reeling after it received "diabolical" abuse from One Nation supporters after a press conference last Friday. The Courier Mail reports...
Small businesses to pay more for sending letters next year as Australia Post given green light to charge $1 per stamp


Post office licensees call for a renewed focus on retail as Australia Post chief executive resigns

Post office owner-operators are calling for a renewed focus on traditional post office operations after Australia Post's chief executive resigned on Thursday. Ahmed Fahour announced his resignation...

Social Media

Instagram’s new feature will give your brand more creative freedom

In its constant push to become the dominant social media platform for brands, Instagram has unveiled a new feature that lets users pack more images into...


Meet the two university friends from Melbourne who got their MOUS fitness water bottles in gift bags for the Oscars

Having your product placed under the nose of an influential celebrity would be a dream come true for many businesses, let alone having your...
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WA Deputy Premier slams local council’s “heavy handed” actions as cafe faces $1 million fine

A Perth café owner could face $1 million in fines as a result of a dispute with its local council, which a senior politician...

Business Advice

Why the Outback School of Business wants you to herd cattle and formulate business plans

Could a weekend wrangling cattle and making fences help refresh your business plan? Andrew Poots thinks it can, and he wants to prove it at...
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People & Human Resources

Dog treats, marshmallows and inspirational quotes: How one job seeker took her application to the next level

Sifting through job applicants searching for the right fit for your company can be a tedious process, with one cover letter blending into the next...
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Five rumours about what Apple’s iPhone 8 will look like

The world will have to wait until around September to see Apple's latest iPhone offering, but keen speculators are abuzz with reports about what the...


Side-of-the-road French eatery gains Michelin star by mistake

Getting a Michelin star is the pinnacle of achievement for restaurants around the world, and the honour is not bestowed flippantly. However, one unassuming restaurant...

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