Maintaining Focus: The Illusion of Motivation
“Motivation” is the snake oil of modern society. These days, it seems like every half-decent public speaker and author is shelling out advice on staying motivated, kicking goals and winning at life as though there’s a simple formula that the rest of us are too foolish to grasp. It’s not that simple. The Tony Robbins(s) […]
Deal or no deal: how to negotiate like a pro
Powered by an entrepreneurial engine, start-ups pursue rapid growth off the back of a product or service with a large potential customer base. While a start-up’s offering may be innovative, disruptive even, plans for growth could be derailed if inexperience at negotiation prevents them from, say, locking in those first crucial investors or clients. Here’s how your start-up can negotiate like a pro: Know […]
Westpac invests $16.5 in fintech start-up uno
Westpac has invested $16.5 million in uno Home Loans, a Sydney-based digital mortgage service that has attracted a number of investors since launching in May. According to uno CEO and founder, Vincent Turner, the platform (pronounced ‘you know’) was established to give people “greater control over the home loan process and the confidence to achieve […]
Redefining the traditional business model: How leading the industry in change has lead this start-up to success
Mixing car finance & home loans isn’t something a traditional mortgage broker would consider. But I’m not your traditional mortgage broker. Off the back of a digital advertising & intelligent investment in technology, I’ve built a business that continues to grow exponentially. The Positive Group is now one of Australia’s fastest growing financial services companies. […]
Reserve Bank set to raise rates after high inflation figures
The Reserve Bank is likely to increase rates for the sixth time in seven months at its monthly board meeting next Tuesday analysts predict, after inflation data came in higher than expected.
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