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How Jia Jing overcame a fear of rejection in business by facing it 100 times

Entrepreneur and motivational speaker Jia Jing spent years regretting that his fear of rejection had stopped him from starting his own business, until he embarked on...
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Arthur Sinodinos appointed industry and innovation minister

A federal cabinet reshuffle has resulted in the appointment of the third innovation minister since Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull unveiled his innovation agenda in...


Adelaide business cops $85,000 in fines for underpaying workers after three-year Fair Work case

An Adelaide car windscreen business and its director have been fined close to $85,000 for the underpayment of employees after a federal court Justice...

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Help us find Australia’s best business blogs

Each year SmartCompany publishes a list of great blogs for small and medium businesses and this time around, we want your help. We're inviting SmartCompany...
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Why Melinda and Bill Gates are “impatient optimists”

On a mission to end some of the world’s most grievous problems with cutting-edge technology, Melinda Gates says she and partner in life and business Bill Gates...
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Showpo sues online retailer over claims customer database was misused

Former Smart50 finalist Showpo is suing its former graphic designer and online clothing store Black Swallow, alleging the designer unlawfully obtained a customer database...


The 50 most innovative companies of 2016 revealed

Global business consultancy firm Boston Consulting Group has released its list of the world’s most innovative companies for 2016, with tech darlings dominating. While a...
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Why the “you’re going to die” mindset motivates entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk

Serial entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk says there are two big secrets to staying motivated in business: being selfish, and knowing that you’re going to die. Writing...
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Seven newsreader brings unfair dismissal claim: What are your obligations to staff on parental leave?

Businesses are urged to remember that communication is key when it comes to managing staff on parental leave, with reports that an unfair dismissal...
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Malcolm Turnbull to push for fast-tracked TPP, as former PM Tony Abbott calls for “business boosting” policies

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is partnering with his Japanese counterpart to lead a push for the early ratification of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP),...

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