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Diary of an entrepreneur: How Alicia Beachley grew April5 from a home office to a $2 million brand activation agency

April5 founder Alicia Beachley on family, being called ‘Boss Lady’ and supporting other women in the business world. by Kirsten Robb

Friday, 22 August 2014

How to make your professional contacts work for you

Having hundreds of contacts on your social media networks is pointless unless you learn to leverage this resource. by Amanda Rose

20 rules for business success from Rich Lister Geoff Harris

Flight Centre co-founder Geoff Harris shares his 20 rules for business success. by Cara Waters

Secrets from PAs: Why personal assistants are more powerful than you think

People who deal with personal assistants should be aware their interactions with them matter more than they may understand. by Donna Webeck

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

“It’s a wonderful time to be in business”: Meet Geoff Harris the $800 million serial entrepreneur

Geoff Harris is a serial entrepreneur. He made his fortune, which is estimated at $800 million, as one of the co-founders of Flight Centre. by Cara Waters

Video: The logistics of being Leigh Williams

Leigh Williams founded online retail logistics company eStore Logistics at just 26, after finding other logistics companies weren’t adapting to the rapidly expanding digital demand. by Kirsten Robb

Friday, 15 August 2014

BEST OF THE WEB: Snowden, the business of Buzzfeed and the first smile

If there’s one thing you take the time to read this week, let this be it. by Bronwen Clune

The six biggest mistakes made by new businesses

From poor business planning to dropping the ball on your cash flow forecasts, here are six common mistakes your new business needs to avoid. by David McKellar

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Video: Highlights from the SmartCompany Officeworks Growing Your Business Seminar

Four expert speakers share their knowledge: Mike Sewell on strategic planning, Dionne Kasian-Lew on social media, Josh Kennedy on cash flow and Anders Sorman-Nilsson on the future. by Cara Waters