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Never make these mistakes when you use a business plan to raise funds for investments

Every single potential investor you contact wants to see a believable and highly readable business plan that contains a summary, the overview of the...

7 Survival tips to avoid common business mistakes

Growing a business is a special talent, part science, part art and doing it well can be one of the most rewarding life experiences. It...

5 Mistakes that will destroy your business

Running a business takes a lot of hard work. There are many business owners looking for ways to improve their overall business model. Sometimes,...

Fear of failure rife in business, reveals survey

85 per cent of Australians worry about making mistakes at work, according to a survey of business workers across Australia conducted by Pilot Pen Australia.

How your failures can help you win

An open mind and a willingness to learn from mistakes can be all that stand between glorious comeback and utter collapse.

Richard Branson on dealing with setbacks

Virgin's visionary founder opens up about taking chances, making mistakes and why stumbling is an essential part of entrepreneurship.

My best mistake: Missing the price point

When Jeremy Levitt started his business in 2007, he knew he had a great idea but kept hitting roadblocks when it came to pricing his product. With the business growing, this was an issue that he needed to solve quickly.

My best mistake: Merging with the wrong business

When you’re growing your business, there feels like an endless amount of opportunities for you to pursue to further that growth. However for some, like Michelle Gamble of Marketing Angels, some opportunities aren’t quite the blessings you were hoping for.

My best mistake: Hiring a badly behaved employee

It’s not always easy to find the perfect candidate, but as Rowdy McLean discovered, hiring the wrong one can be seriously detrimental to your business. Here's how this entrepreneur dealt with the offending employee and turned his misfortune around.

3 brilliant mistakes that built companies

These entrepreneurs went to the brink of failure - and then turned things around. Here's how.

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Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...