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Monday, 24 August 2015

Get a life: How to escape the trap of being overwhelmed

Many a small business owner starts their business because they want to feel that they are in control of their life, but more often than not, it doesn't work out that way. by Roland Hanekroot
 

Monday, 24 August 2015

“Thick skin and perseverance”: Swift’s Joel Macdonald on hustle and grind in the Big Apple

It can be tough for an Aussie that’s relocated to the US to deal with the often self-serving nature of some in the US tech scene, according to Swift co-founder Joel Macdonald. by Denham Sadler
 

Friday, 21 August 2015

The three bits of feedback that shook my faith in Aussie investors

I’ve been lucky in my time as a 21-year-old entrepreneur in Sydney in that I’ve mostly been shielded from the more negative Australian investor sentiment. by Allen Liao
 

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Piece plan: Why M&A is like a game of chess

Leading a company is similar to chess. Tactical moves on the chessboard are sometimes obvious but long-term strategy determines the winner. by Ron Pragides
 

Monday, 10 August 2015

Fast Lane: What’s holding you back from growing?

How to grow your business is an ongoing challenge for entrepreneurs who have put in the hard yards in establishing a business but then find that growth stagnates. by Cara Waters
 

Friday, 7 August 2015

The future for businesses who ignore offshoring

I have a message from the future for businesses that ignore offshoring as a way to outsource work - don't expect it to end well. by Scott Linden Jones
 

How to be a better decision-maker

Too many choices have you paralysed? To help your start-up grow, follow these 6 steps to overcome “decision paralysis”. by Steve Hui
 

“It’s always tough”: Founder Matt Barrie breaks vow and sells Freelancer shares

After refusing to sell a single share in Freelancer’s IPO Matt Barrie has finally sold some of his prized equity in the company he founded. by Cara Waters
 

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

How to create diversity targets with teeth

Australian business leaders are very capable of strategy development, setting aspirational targets, and overcoming barriers. Except when it comes to gender diversity. by Leith Mitchell
 
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