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Friday, 24 April 2015

Scrapping super fund rules could cost SMEs $1.8 billion in red tape; Winning Group snaps up factory outlet Electro Seconds: Midday Roundup

Changes to the selection process for workplace super funds could see employers caught up in $1.8 billion of red tape with small businesses hit the hardest, according to Industry Super Australia. by Broede Carmody and Cameron Magusic

Shark Tank judge Naomi Simson: The one way to keep the passion alive in your business

The life of an entrepreneur can be a gruelling one, with little down time and the weight of a company’s success or failure resting on your shoulders. by Eloise Keating

Friday, 24 April 2015

How you think is how you feel: An entrepreneur's journey

When you are an entrepreneur, life is very hectic; you think you are the boss but really the vision is the boss, and it is a very demanding boss! by Finn Kelly

Five personal branding strategies every entrepreneur needs to know

One of the most important things you can do as an entrepreneur is build your personal brand and reputation. by Catriona Pollard

Monday, 20 April 2015

Meet the CEO taking a $1 million pay cut to improve his employees’ wages

As debate around wage and wealth inequality grows, one CEO in America has decided to take the problem into his own hands. by Lucia Osborne-Crowley

Friday, 17 April 2015

Australia’s best startups revealed in StartupSmart Awards

Australia’s best startups were recognised in Melbourne last night at the fifth annual StartupSmart Awards, with one of SmartCompany’s top online retailers taking out the top honour. by Eloise Keating

Thursday, 16 April 2015

The power of saying sorry: Why one business owner spent Christmas Day penning apology emails to customers

Jake Nickell, founder and chief executive of popular US t-shirt company Threadless, wasn’t spending last Christmas on a yacht in the Bahamas. by Kirsten Robb

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Richard Branson: How I founded Virgin Airlines and why you should always be open to new business opportunities

Entrepreneurs must be ready to act on new business opportunities “no matter where you are or what you’re doing”, says Virgin founder Richard Branson. by Eloise Keating

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

10 most influential female board directors

If you want to meet a well-connected and influential board director, approach a woman. by Angela Priestley

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