By now, long-time Taskmaster readers will be familiar with the saga of John, the owner of the local chicken shop in Parts Unknown. Well, there’s a new chapter to the sad, sorry saga.
If you don’t do your research before buying a business, you’re plucked.
It’s the epidemic sweeping the nation: Fakenitis Fever. As a boss, here’s what you need to about it.
The new year is a great opportunity to start afresh. Here are the big decisions I’ve made to get the most out of 2014.
Some people say you no longer need business cards. The Taskmaster, most humbly, disagrees.
Unfortunately, effort doesn’t always equal reward and the end result doesn’t always reflect the work put in.
Now, in the new year, I can admit it: 2013 was stressful and I’m glad it’s over. Here are the four key causes of business stress.
Australia’s accountants have joined calls to reform the tax treatment of employee share schemes, saying current arrangements create an uncompetitive environment for start-ups.
If you haven't gotten around to taking down all the Christmas decorations around your shop or office, you could be sending the wrong message to your customers.
Don’t shrug your shoulders when you hear everyone around you is on holidays. Instead, use it as an opportunity to get a head start on the year ahead – even if it’s just by completing a few odd jobs.
Hopefully you’ve made at least a little progress in your business over the past year. For this, there are almost certainly people you should say thanks to.
Australia’s favourite larrikin, Shane “Warney” Warne, has just undergone another transformation. This time he is doing his bit for trans-Tasman relations as a craft beer connoisseur with his own label, 99 Not Out.
We have a limited amount of time to spend on this Earth, and yet too often we waste it without thinking. Here are a number of ways to ensure you make the most of the time you have left.
Start-up businesses are outperforming established smaller businesses, according to the MYOB Business Monitor created from a survey of over 1000 small to medium Australian businesses.
Well, it’s almost that time of year again. That’s right kids, it’s almost the festive season – it’s time to get ready.
Business is inherently stressful: The greater the risks, rewards, opportunities and costs, the higher the pressure. It's important to contain yourself.
Are you outsourcing your non-core tasks? If not, there’s a really good business reason why you should.
Over 200 Entrepreneurs’ Organisation members from the South Pacific region attended EO Ignite in Sydney. Here are some valuable business lessons from the keynote speakers.
Happy Global Entrepreneurship Week! Here’s the wrap of the stories we covered last week.
Why is it that so many rational entrepreneurial individuals, people who create new businesses, are so fond of exaggeration?