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International expansion may be vital for growth; but do you have what it takes?

For some businesses, expanding overseas is considered a vital component to their growth strategy. And it’s not hard to understand why. After all, they’re...

5 start-up branding mistakes to avoid

“The biggest mistakes that tech startups make is trying to reinvent the wheel.”  (Andrew Bosworth, Global Director of Engineering, Facebook) Ever spent time building a...

Leading business experts share their insights on growing a business at GrowthCon 2016

A crowd of business leaders aspiring to take their businesses to the next level gathered yesterday for the inaugural GrowthCon event at Sydney’s Hilton...

First hire considerations for the entrepreneur

There comes a point when you can no longer go it alone. Forget flying solo. The time has come for your first hire, but...

How Atlassian built a $4.4 billion business without sales staff

The story of Atlassian is the perfect tech startup fairy tale; two humble guys from Sydney bootstrap a company with a $10,000 credit card...

From refrigeration to luxury yachts: it’s not always necessary to stick to what you know

There’s a school of thought in business that suggests you should stick to what you know. According to one article, paying heed to this...

The challenges of importing skills to drive innovation

Australia is lagging behind in the innovation stakes, ranking 17th for 2 years running in the Global Innovation Index 2015. We are being overtaken...

7 Survival tips to avoid common business mistakes

Growing a business is a special talent, part science, part art and doing it well can be one of the most rewarding life experiences. It...

Why do so many entrepreneurs fail to execute their ideas?

As the world becomes smaller and technology more powerful, an ever-increasing number of people are being bitten by the entrepreneurial bug. Against a general...

What to consider when employing your first staff member

So your business has expanded and you are considering employing your first member of staff.  However, you are not sure whether to employee a...