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Thursday, 9 October 2014

300,000 businesses a year succumb to “churn”

Each year 300,000 new businesses come online and 300,000 cease to operate, according to research published today by Deloitte Access Economics and Salesforce. by Cara Waters
 

Thursday, 4 September 2014

We’re all just making it up as we go along and other lessons from Sydstart

If the Australian startup ecosystem was to have a family reunion, SydStart might be it. by Kye White
 

Monday, 1 September 2014

Lost in the bush? Australia Post’s regional future

The growth in e-commerce and online auction purchasing in outer urban and regional areas has been strong. But will it be enough to save the local post office? by John Rice and Nigel Martin
 

Five fun techniques for strategic thinking

As you scale the career ladder, "strategic thinking" becomes an increasingly important skill. To give your career a leg up, make time to practice these five techniques. by Louise Wedgwood
 

Monday, 11 August 2014

Fast Lane: It takes half a day to grow your business

Spending half a day each week on strategic planning can make a huge difference to your business, according to experts at the SmartCompany and Officeworks Grow Your Business seminar last week. by Cara Waters
 

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Young entrepreneur to launch a startup that helps you get tasks done in less than four hours

Speedlancer is a new platform that will allow users to outsource miscellaneous tasks to experienced freelancers. But there’s a catch – projects will be finished within four hours of a “Speedlancer” accepting the task. by Broede Carmody
 

Monday, 23 June 2014

Fighting your Goliath: Five lessons from the Art of War that will help you battle the big guys

Sun Tzu’s Art of War holds valuable lessons for modern small businesses. by Kirsten Robb
 

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Australia ranked second best place to be a female entrepreneur

Australia is the second best place in the world to be a female entrepreneur, according to international rankings released this week. by Eloise Keating
 

Monday, 2 June 2014

Attacks on Quickflix not credible, says co-founder

A group representing around 7% of Quickflix’s shareholders have compelled the company’s directors to call an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) on June 12, after alleging a “breakdown of corporate governance and a disregard for shareholder interests”. by Kye White