Elements of what’s known as ‘gamification’ are creeping into work practices to incentivise staff and measure their productivity.
How Jolla was born from the wreckage of Nokia is an inspiring tale for anyone fed up with working for someone else and thinking of launching their own business.
It often surprises casual observers that the annual BRW Young Rich edition counts the 100 youngest self-made entrepreneurs under 40.
Australia prides itself on its multiculturalism. However, migrant entrepreneurs face some unique challenges when starting up.
Aussie crowdfunding platform Pozible to launch in the US while prepared for competition from Kickstarter at home9:54PM | Monday, 16 September 2013 | Rose Powell
Australian crowdfunding platform Pozible has made its first international move, opening an office in San Francisco in the US and tailoring its payment gateway experience.
The Brisbane start-up scene is beginning to take off, as a range of organisations and government departments begin to gather together the city's increasingly active and diverse start-ups.
Here are some of the key lessons your business can take from the Crowe Horwath–SmartCompany Smart50 list of 2013.
We spoke to James Scollay, general manager of the business division at accounting software provider MYOB, about the three steps entrepreneurs need to take to create a simple, solid growth plan.
So you bought a café? Congratulations! Here’s what you need to do next.
Are you looking at investing in a start-up? If so, here are the 56 question you need to ask.
During a recent bushwalk, I felt less exhausted climbing steep hills at night than during the day. It brought to light an important business lesson.
Over the weekend, your friendly local Taskmaster watched the Steve Jobs biopic Jobs. Here are a couple of business lessons – and spoilers!
As your humble correspondent has mentioned in the past, you should aim for a diverse workforce and never be afraid to hire the best person for the job. Now it's time to take the next step.
Design marketplace 99designs has announced another international acquisition this week, buying Brazilian logo design company LogoChief.
This week, we look at the highs and lows of Martha Stewart, take a look inside the cultural changes at Yahoo!, and take a ride through a Hyperloop.
Yesterday, Old Taskmaster talked about outgoing Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer’s over-enthusiastic presentation and sales style. Well, there's another lesson from the saga.
How cute baby kittens made Cheezburger founder Ben Huh wealthy, how to communicate in the age of Twitter, and GE’s Jeff Immelt reveals what makes a great leader.
Remember how, in the 1970s, state governments and planners promised us that freeways were the solution to traffic jams? Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk says he has a new solution to our traffic woes.
How do you know your hospitality venue is up to scratch, especially when you aren’t around? From secret shoppers to open book audits, there are ways to find out.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg offers five of his best tips for business entrepreneurs. Plus business lessons from the black market and how to be an ideas entrepreneur.