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Six entrepreneurs, six regrets: lessons learned in 2016 and how they will be applied next year

Entrepreneurship is a lifelong learning process, with the incredible highs AND the devastating lows each offering lessons that help determine the way forward in...

Academic transcripts mean little if business graduates don’t have real-world experience

Traditional modes of education are failing to produce graduates with the competencies and real-world experience necessary to excel in today’s increasingly fast-paced and global...

“We have learnt a lot about resilience”: an entrepreneur-led mission to aid Cambodia

Last month, thirty Aussie entrepreneurs flew to Cambodia with social enterprise Project Gen Z to spend time teaching disadvantaged youths how to establish their...

The Entourage’s founder calls on government to help facilitate education for entrepreneurs

Government initiatives, such as the Coalition’s Incubator Support initiative, are of huge benefit to Australia’s start-up ecosystem but there needs to be a greater...

Break into the bar business – and stay there

How time flies. It has now been 12 years since my baby and all-consuming obsession, Firefly in Neutral Bay, took shape. More than a decade on,...

Introducing the Tinder for finance professionals

Networking: the single most powerful marketing tactic to accelerate and sustain success for any individual or organisation. The new-to-industry finance broker, Edwena Dixon tried to...

“We knew we were on to something:” The transpacific partnership closing the gender gap in entrepreneurship

Isolation, lack of mentoring and lack of access to professional advice and services are some of the many challenges women face in business today....

It’s all about networking physically, not digitally

The digital age has given us a lot to be thankful for. With the ability to transfer information freely and quickly, we have never...

Paying it forward with Cub Network

Daniel Hakim feels fortunate to have had a wealth of opportunities and experiences through a personal network of family and friends. He understands how...

Hotel entrepreneur reviving Sydney’s heritage buildings

Caught in a common predicament, many of us find themselves motivated by the idea of pursuing a business opportunity but quickly recoil with apprehension....

Why is IT training important no matter your field

When personal computers first entered the workplace, this caused a major shift in how businesses operated. This one advancement ended the need for businesses...

Planting the seed for business

For Andrey Shirben, entrepreneurialism is not defined by simply starting and running a business. Beginning in Israel at the early age of 19, Shirben...

The 7 greatest challenges facing young entrepreneurs

Aside from managing the pressures of running your own business, young entrepreneurs can be subjected to certain social attitudes and stereotypes that make it...

How to deliver a winning business presentation

A presentation is a public performance of your very own show. The show is remembered by the highlights, the laughs, the drama, and the...

Lost art of business etiquette: Impact of social media

Social media may be the new communication paradigm but it is having an adverse impact on the way Australians conduct themselves professionally. It has,...

Revamping education through innovation

We’ve all experienced the monotony of online training, typically characterised by a series of slides where the only shred of interactivity comes through the...

Don’t become the next forgotten brand: Why entrepreneurship matters to all companies

If there’s one thing that separates great companies from the rest of the pack, it’s that they are never afraid of change. When the...

Searching for inspiration to start your business? Startup Spring is back

Startup Spring, the three-week long, Australia-wide festival of events and activities to celebrate and promote the startup business community will return for a third-year...

Entrepreneur brings New York shopping experience to your home

Giving up the security of a high-flying career to ‘go it alone’ is no easy decision and for some, the sacrifices are simply too...

Karen Gee: Fashioning success and inspiring entrepreneurs

A mother of five and former Mrs Australia Globe, Karen has made a name for herself as not only a successful entrepreneur, taking her self-titled fashion label to towering success in just two short years, but as a philanthropist aiming to instill the drive in others to reach the business success they so desire.