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todayThursday, 27 November 2014

“A small family business with a big heart”: Table of Plenty founder Kate Weiss takes out Telstra Business Owner of the Year

Victorian entrepreneur Kate Weiss credits her two children with giving her the motivation to start her food business, Table of Plenty. by Eloise Keating

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Digital smarts: How Sam Bashiry turned a $1000 second-hand router into Broadband Solutions, a $10 million internet provider

Broadband Solutions founder Sam Bashiry doesn’t believe in luck. Instead, the 36-year-old believes in making the most of opportunities that come your way. by Eloise Keating

Why are women missing in action in MBAs?

Macquarie University has launched a new initiative to break down barriers to entry into MBAs for women. by Lucia Osborne-Crowley

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Cowardice, courage and finding your lion’s roar

Courage doesn’t have to be “heroic” but it does require that we not avert our eyes. by Michel Hogan

Monday, 24 November 2014

Three motivation secrets from cycling champ Cadel Evans

Don’t be afraid of the obstacles your career throws at you, says Australian cycling superstar Cadel Evans. by Eloise Keating

Friday, 21 November 2014

Diary of an entrepreneur: How Cosmetic Institute founder David Segal is giving the plastic surgery industry a new face

David Segal says he copped a lot of flak from the cosmetic surgery industry when he founded the Cosmetic Institute in 2012, undercutting the long-established pricing structures of the Australian market. by Kirsten Robb

How developing a safety culture can help your company’s bottom line

The business benefits of safety often focus on cost avoidance. Companies know that every workplace safety incident incurs both direct costs, like the cost of medical treatment, and indirect costs, like loss of work time and affect on morale. by Damian Bassett

How to be more persuasive and get what you want

Whether we are at home or at work, and whether we are with our friends and family, or, work colleagues one thing is certain. We all employ a variety of communication tactics on a daily basis to influence the people around us. by Michelle Bowden

Friday, 21 November 2014

Working with your partner, in life and business

Starting a business with your spouse can either be the greatest idea in the world, or the worst. And there's no one “magic formula” that will make it work for you. by Finn Kelly