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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.

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Emesent’s autonomous drones disrupt the mining space

Drone company Emesent is taking pilotless aircraft to new heights, with autonomous technology allowing miners to access unchartered spaces, and defence forces...

Responsible lending law reforms to boost credit

The Federal Government has announced changes to responsible lending laws in the hopes of boosting Australia's flow of credit. Under the changes,...

Aussie Broadband prepares to list despite pandemic disruptions

Aussie Broadband, Australia’s fifth largest provider of NBN services, is set to list on the ASX this October. The ISP will list...

“Rural empowerment a key focus”: how Zoho’s digital transformations benefit small and regional businesses

Zoho, a software solutions company, provides integrated tech solutions for businesses globally. They offer 45+ integrated apps, ranging from CRM to financial...

$4.5 billion network investment delivers ultra-fast broadband to over 700,000 businesses

The Federal Government has released a $4.5 bn network investment package, involving a $3.5 bn upgrade of the National Broadband Network (NBN)....

Government announces ‘most significant reforms’ to insolvency laws for small businesses

The Federal Government has announced new insolvency rules that will allow small businesses to stay afloat whilst restructuring debts. This new insolvency...

Tesla rolls out $25,000 electric vehicle with new ‘tabless’ battery architecture

At Tesla’s “Battery Day” event on Tuesday, CEO Elon Musk announced the production of a US$25,000 electric vehicle (EV) “about three years...

Let’s Talk: Enterprise Resource Planning

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a form of software that can help businesses keep on top of their myriad management responsibilities. ERP...