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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
 

10 key tips for surviving as a female entrepreneur

After one week, Rebecca Field walked out of what she thought was her dream job. Three years later, she's at the helm of Mode Talent Agency, competing against much larger and more experienced players for national contracts. by Rebecca Field
 

Monday, 26 May 2014

Four key tips for running a successful social enterprise

A growing number of businesses in Australia are now social enterprises, created to solve social and environmental problems. With the number of such ventures booming by 37% in just five years, here are four ways to ensure they’re sustainable. by Broede Carmody