A HR expert says start-ups need to reward staff who put in extra hours, after the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed 26% of Australian workers who do overtime are not compensated.
Have you had 30 minutes of solid exercise today? If not, the Taskmaster says it's time to stop making excuses.
Are you weighing up whether to launch your business from the spare bedroom? Here are 10 common misconceptions you need to be aware of. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
Are you in the middle of your end-of-year reviews? If so, there is one person whose performance you can’t afford to overlook.
Are you feeling dog tired? Hounded by the pressures of launching a business? Before you go barking mad, there could be something you need to fetch.
Many soloists and work-at-home businesspeople find it difficult to ever really leave work. This is why compartmentalising is such an essential skill to learn. BY ADAM LEVINE.
A growing number of entrepreneurs launch start-ups while still in full-time work. However, if you’re thinking about building a business part-time, there are risks you must be aware of. BY ALEXANDRA CAIN.
One of the things that entrepreneurs and soloists are notorious for is devoting every waking moment to their businesses. It’s time to make Grand Final day an exception.
Last week, the AusMumpreneur Awards celebrated entrepreneurs who balance the challenges of running a small business with motherhood. Here are some top tips from Australia's leading mumpreneurs. BY ALEXANDRA CAIN.
Starting up can be challenging enough without having to also deal with a new child. Here’s how designer Angela Broyles uses a combination of outside help and top-notch organisational skills to combine motherhood with entrepreneurship.
Do you feel lethargic by the time Thursday and Friday roll around? It’s time to boost your energy levels by reviewing your schedule.
If you don’t already physically work from home, chances are you still do plenty of work at home – most entrepreneurs are simply too busy to squeeze everything into the working day.
If you work from home, you can easily burn yourself out by never leaving work. Here are 20 top tips to ensure a healthy work/life balance. BY ELLA LEGG AND MICHELLE HAMMOND.
Women face a significant drop in income if they have children, the latest census data reveals, but a mumpreneur says it takes more than a pay cut to prompt women to start their own business.
More than half of Australia’s small business owners abandon any plans to take a holiday once they start-up, with long hours the norm for the vast majority of entrepreneurs, according to a new MYOB report.
There are many hidden benefits to having a hobby outside work. However, especially in the early days, it can be easy to fall into the trap of focusing exclusively on your start-up.
If you run a business from home or work alone, it can be difficult to avoid distraction. Here are the seven keys to making sure you stay motivated. BY NINA HENDY.
There are valuable business skills to be learnt in places you might not expect.
With the freedoms of working from home come responsibilities. Among them is making sure you keep on track with your work. BY CAS McCULLOUGH.
We’re coming up towards the end of the first quarter, so I’m starting to plan my little mini-break.