Becoming an entrepreneur versus being self-employed

5:28AM | Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | Amanda Jesnoewski

There are some essential differences between being an entrepreneur and self-employed. If you’re not sure which category you fit in, here are some essential points to look at.

Is your workforce like a bunch of fresh flowers or dead roses?

5:48PM | Monday, 27 May 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

When it comes to energy and vibrancy, an enthusiastic workforce is a lot like a fresh bouquet of flowers. However, like the contents of a vase, your staff morale needs to be tended to regularly.

How can my start-up give back to the community?

5:47PM | Monday, 27 May 2013 | Michael Hansen

There are some valuable benefits to be gained from your start-up giving back to the community. Here are five easy ways to generate social capital through your business – without breaking the bank.

Starting up in the cloud

5:44PM | Friday, 24 May 2013 | John Russell

The growth of cloud-based services has created a whole new class of enterprise: The cloud-based start-up. Here’s a guide to setting one up.

What kind of office space should I use as I grow my business?

5:05PM | Thursday, 23 May 2013 | Jacqueline Lehmann

Before you choose your new office space, it’s important to examine your medium-term business priorities.

May's top business book

5:28PM | Thursday, 23 May 2013 | Alan Hargreaves

Have you ever wondered why some people and organisations bounce back from adversity while others don’t? It’s a topic explored by Andrew Zolli and Ann Marie Healy in their new book, Resilience.

Why it’s sometimes good to be a know-it-all

5:01AM | Thursday, 23 May 2013 | Jason Rose

While recently conducting some due diligence on a business opportunity, I drew on skills I learnt as an auditor at KPMG. It got me thinking about the ways in which past experiences become valuable when you start a business.

How to network as an introvert

5:29PM | Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

Do you ever feel a little shy at business conferences or networking events? Here are five tips to help you come out of your shell and make contacts with confidence.

How to see the bigger picture

5:18PM | Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | Linnet Hunter

Sometimes in business, we can be so caught up in the small details that we fail to see the big picture. However, a lack of vision and perspective can be costly.

Four ways to identify more business opportunities

5:18PM | Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | Amanda Jesnoewski

Are you looking to grow your business? If so, here are four key ways to identify new business opportunities.