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Thursday, 16 April 2015

Why SMEs have lost faith in their traditional advisers

Here's why SMEs are relying less on traditional trusted business advisers like accountants, lawyers and bank managers. by Neil Slonim
 

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Service moments: How one person’s actions can damage your brand

Sometimes businesses fall down in one or more service areas and lose their way on the path to being a service champion. by Eve Ash
 

Monday, 13 April 2015

Six effective ways to have that difficult conversation at work

Unfortunately in business, things don’t always go to plan, and sometimes tough decisions need to be made. Here are some simple guidelines to help you communicate bad news to your employees. by Grace McCarthy
 

Monday, 23 February 2015

How Jen Bishop, an editor turned full-time blogger, found work-life balance

Most people's idea of work life balance is a myth, but that doesn't mean it doesn't exist. Rather, it means, we need to redefine what the concept actually means. by Jen Bishop
 

Monday, 16 February 2015

Pie Face founder Wayne Homschek turfed from board as new management team seek to turn things around

Pie Face co-founder Wayne Homschek has been ousted from the board of the company he founded more than 10 years ago, less than two months after the company emerged from voluntary administration. by Eloise Keating
 

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

The eight things successful entrepreneurs never say

Being a successful entrepreneur has a lot to do with attitude. If you want business success, here are eight things you should never say. by Cara Waters
 

Monday, 24 November 2014

Standing up to the problem of sitting down: The standing desk revolution

In today’s health-conscious society, we are constantly looking for new ways to increase our productivity, life expectancy, and general wellbeing. Could the answer be as simple as throwing away the office chair? by Adam Anticaglia
 

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

All in the family: How daughters are leading Aussie family businesses into the next generation

Times are changing, but there still remain many challenges for women wishing to inherit a family businesses. by Kirsten Robb
 

Monday, 13 October 2014

Why the Australian economy still needs manufacturing

With employers heading offshore and jobs decimated, what will emerge from the ashes of the Australian manufacturing industry? And what role should the federal government play? by Peter Gahan
 

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