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Friday, 22 May 2015

How challenging yourself to learn something new can make you fitter for business

Sometimes the challenges we take on outside of business teach us the most about what it takes to succeed in business. by Finn Kelly

How I started a not-for-profit at 22

Starting a not-for-profit organisation wasn't in my marketing and communication career plans. Rather, it's something I stumbled into. by Stephanie Lorenzo

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

How Sir Terry Leahy turned Tesco around

Sir Terry Leahy, former chief executive of Tesco, says he transformed the supermarket giant by using data to understand, retain and attract Tesco’s customers. by Cara Waters

The seven books on Bill Gates’ reading list

Jokes about scientists, an explanation about how statistics can be manipulated and arguments about the sustainability of eating meat are just some of the topics on Bill Gates’ reading list this American summer. by Eloise Keating

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

The taste of success: How Paul Raff took over a collapsed manufacturer and turned it into $20 million healthy spreads brand Mayver’s

Healthfarm Fine Foods founder Paul Raff says changing direction to develop healthy spread brand Mayver’s was a game changer for his family business. by Eloise Keating

Taking the plunge: What Three65 Underwear founder William Strange learnt from his Shark Tank experience

My time in the tank will never be forgotten as a personal building exercise, but it’s invaluable for my business going forward. by William Strange

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

When expectations collide

Beyond the basics determined by laws and professional courtesy, it’s easy for things to get pear-shaped faster than you can say “but I assumed”. by Michel Hogan

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Why female entrepreneurs do it better: Bruce Billson

In the wake of the budget’s small business package, Small Business Minister Bruce Billson turned his focus to women with an event for select female entrepreneurs last night at Parliament House. by Cara Waters

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Three tips for rocking the public speaking stage

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld says that when it comes to a funeral, most people would rather be in the casket than doing the eulogy. by Yamini Naidu

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