Thursday 16 June
Wednesday, June 15, 2011/
Today on StartupSmart, we identify 10 crucial lessons you can learn from Australia’s retail queen, Jan Cameron, who boasts an impressive three decades in the industry.
From knowing when to sell to getting your “hands dirty” there is plenty to be learnt from Cameron, who has managed to remain relevant in what is a very fickle industry.
We also look at how to secure some quick sales before the end of the financial year, extract the lessons from Colorado Group’s recent collapse and impart some advice on valuing your company when searching for angel investors.
Social media mishaps: Why businesses should think twice before cracking jokes online Catriona Pollard CP Communications founder
An ‘opportunity-hunting’ generation: Here's what millennial workers need and want Karen Gately Corporate Dojo founder
Spilling the beans: Why inviting someone to 'grab a coffee' is disingenuous and unnecessary Sue Parker DARE Group founder
The 10 most unemployable job titles on LinkedIn Ian Whitworth Scene Change co-founder
How Emily McWaters manages her Sydney-based business from Kangaroo Island Emily McWaters The Hamper Emporium chief
Why 'Orwellian' performance monitoring is crucial to building an ethical company culture Michael Kodari Kodari Securities chief