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What I learned from starting a business at 14

When I was growing up in Western Sydney I didn’t have access to a high disposable income for extracurricular activities, brand name clothes and...

5 top tips to help entrepreneurs sleep better at night

Looking back to when I started Reckon 30 years ago with a maxed out credit card, a bank loan against a busted-up Holden Commodore...

Face your fear of failure and overcome it

It's inevitable: we're all going to fail at something. Unfortunately, for many people this failure evolves into a fear of trying. Here's how not to let fear get the better of you.

Against the odds: ‘I didn’t let hearing loss slow me down’

Each Tuesday we’ll feature a business that’s endured an incredible challenge. This week, Lisa Mills explains how the loss of her hearing aids meant she had to discover a new way to communicate with clients.

Against the odds: How I came back after being defrauded

Damien James faced the ultimate challenge: bringing his business back from the brink. Here' he reveals how when a serial fraudster stole money from him, he was forced to rebuild his podiatry company from the ground up.

The young bootstrapper turning breakfast on its head

Nathan Murphy is the young gun behind the MuesliForMe start-up, a subscription commerce venture that's making waves in the breakfast market.

Against the odds: ‘How I retained staff during the GFC’

Each Tuesday we'll feature a business that's endured an incredible challenge. This week CEO of Carrera Partners Michael Floyd reveals how some quick-thinking during the GFC saw his business come out the other side with all staff and a profitable new division.

7 frugal start-up tips from millionaire entrepreneurs

Even the most successful business owners pinched pennies when starting up, and many still do. Consider their money-saving advice when starting a business.

6 ways to set goals like an Olympian

Not everyone can be an Olympic champion, but we can all learn from the athletes who are. Success in business is the same as success in sport, and it comes down to setting goals that will pave the way to achieving a personal best. Here's how to make it happen.

Brookfarm founders on staying true to business ethos

Pam and Martin Brook have come a long way since selling macadamia muesli at their local market. Their business Brookfarm was the first food-manufacturing company to win a Telstra Australian Business of the Year Award, and now exports its award-winning products across the world. Despite the global success, the founders say its community ethos remains intact, creating an important point of difference for the business.