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?
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.”