Nikee Pomper accepted the chief operations officer role at customisable formal wear start-up Fame & Partners after realising she was fundamentally a “start-up person rather than a corporate one”.
Welcome to the first instalment of our Start-ups are Scary series to celebrate the whole truth about start-ups during Global Entrepreneurship Week. We’ll hear from five start-ups about how they overcame their toughest challenges.
Most start-ups fail not because the idea is wrong, but because entrepreneurs give up rather than make the necessary corrections to their execution, articulation or to-market strategies, says a start-up mentor.
All sole traders need to have a few experts on speed dial if they’re going to make it. Here are five experts you need to have close at hand.
Especially for sole traders, money is not always the only way to judge your success in business. Here are five other ways to measure your professional achievements.
When you get too stressed, everyone in your business benefits if you take a holiday. To borrow a quote from the film Wall Street: “Kid, you’re on a roll. Enjoy it while it lasts, ‘cause it never does.”
Last month I posted a little riddle – and here’s the answer.
You can divide the people on this planet into two broad categories: Those who keep a long to-do list and notes, and those who don’t. If you’re in the latter camp, I’m sorry to say, you’re not working as efficiently as you could.
Everyone has an issue at work that bothers them. But how to address it? And is it worth making a big deal about?
Are you looking to build an honest business? If so, truth be told, there’s one little secret you really need to remember.
Now is the ideal time to get your employees motivated for the long months ahead. Here’s why and how you should do it.
One of the great challenges you'll face in starting a business is being confronted by angry customers. Here are five common types of difficult customers and how to deal with them.
Christmas and the end of the year can breed idleness in your workforce! Thankfully, you can begin taking preventative action.
Co-working just got a bit of political clout, with a new report finding distributed working is a productivity measure that would boost local economies, workforce participation, and ongoing government spending around congestion issues.
There is a strong connection between managing your task and your time. So here are four tips to help you achieve better task management, improving your time management as a result.
Entrepreneurs and government officials will gather this week in Melbourne for the Australian Internet Governance Forum, which is set to include a panel discussion on how to develop Australia’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Some of Australia’s most successful entrepreneurs reveal how they get their mornings off to a productive start.
A start-up's board helps in many ways, but it can hinder in others. Here are the secrets to finding the perfect directors for your business.
The global smartphone market is huge – and growing rapidly. In the second of a two-part series, here are the big trends in the mobile industry you need to be aware of.
Regret. It’s an emotion your humble correspondent is all too familiar with. The secret lies in how you deal with it.