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How to stay excited about your business

A motivational psychology expert suggests strategies to put into play once your initial enthusiasm about your startup starts to waver.

4 strategies to sharpen your focus

Simple tips to help you work with your strengths, downplay your weaknesses and improve your focus and productivity.

Feeling sidetracked? 10 biggest time-wasters

If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, you've got to have a laser-like focus, something that's harder to do now than ever before.

4 demotivators that will cost you

Keeping everyone on your team focused and motivated is not easy, especially if you fall into one or more of these common traps.

7 steps to regaining your focus

If you're prone to distraction, these techniques can help you refocus in as little as 60 seconds.

Combating the top 10 small business time wasters

In a five-part article series, we look at the 10 most common ways small business owners waste valuable time and offer some solutions for combating this damaging behaviour. Part one looks at tackling shifting priorities and interruptions.

Why we never have time to implement strategy

You go away with your senior management team, spend two days with an external facilitator and come back with what you think is a great strategy.

How do you develop and maintain your credibility?

If you’re a business owner or manager, your business’ credibility relies hugely on your personal reputation, so it’s vital to make it an important focus in running your business.

Is it time you fired your marketing team?

I see so many marketing consultants giving advice to small business owners that are focused purely on marketing tactics, without any thought to marketing strategy.

What business are you really in?

It’s not a new question but it’s an important one to ask. Theodore Levitt wrote an article for Harvard Business Review in 1960 entitled "Marketing Myopia", where he encouraged businesses to switch their focus from selling to meeting customer needs. He asked an important question to the railroad industry: What business are you really in? Railroads or transportation?

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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...