How much passion is in your business life?

4:15PM | Monday, 15 April 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

Being passionate and being around passionate people is the foundation for success, as this little quiz demonstrates.

Do I really need to set sales targets?

4:14PM | Monday, 15 April 2013 | Simon Harris

The root cause of almost every business failure is a lack of sales. Setting targets for yourself and your staff is a key part of making sure your business succeeds.

Should you study business or learn to code?

4:31PM | Friday, 12 April 2013 | Brad Lindenberg

If you’re about to start studying and are interested in becoming a tech entrepreneur, should you start studying business or computer science? The answer depends on your career direction.

Why cloud technology will transform marketing

4:08PM | Friday, 12 April 2013 | John Russell

Marketers be warned: Cloud computing is going to change your profession forever! Here’s a look at some of the tools that are already revolutionising how products are sold.

The relationship rules of business partnerships

4:14PM | Thursday, 11 April 2013 | Greg Hayes

Shareholder disagreements can cause a business to enter a legal deadlock, where it’s unable to even roll over a bank loan. However, with a little legal planning, you can prevent this from happening to you.

Fighting for your customers: Why cut and thrust beats theory every time

4:48PM | Thursday, 11 April 2013 | Jason Rose

You will never earn a martial arts black belt by studying a textbook. Similarly, if you want to be a start-up sensei, it’s time to start fighting against your competitors to win customers in the free market.

Should my business buy friends on Facebook?

4:00AM | Thursday, 11 April 2013 | Craig Hodges

There are five important reasons why buying “friends” on Facebook is an incredibly bad idea.

Why it’s important to celebrate little victories

4:01PM | Wednesday, 10 April 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

Do you celebrate when your team achieves a key milestone? If not, there are five very good reasons why you should.

What to do when a business slowdown strikes

4:29PM | Wednesday, 10 April 2013 | Amanda Jesnoewski

Every now and again in business and in life we can have a month or two where things don't go quite as well as planned. Here are five key ways to overcome a slowdown in your business.

Sharing your entrepreneurial buzz

4:25PM | Wednesday, 10 April 2013 | Linnet Hunter

Recently, I was lucky enough to attend the StartupSmart Awards as a guest. The atmosphere of joyful electricity inspired me to think about the best ways of sharing an entrepreneurial passion.