Case Studies

A window into the thoughts of ‘High rise Harry’ Triguboff and Victor Hoog Antink

Story by "Rex Pannell"  | December 5, 2011, 9:46 AM

My Business' Rex Pannell learns what makes property moguls Harry Triguboff (Meriton) and Victor Hoog Antink (Dexus) tick, and hears the pair's prescription for a better business environment in Australia.

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My Business meets - Slim Secrets' Sharon Thurin

Story by "Justin Grey"  | November 10, 2011, 8:14 AM

Sharon Thurin’s Slim Secrets makes a range of snack bars that are now exported to more than ten nations around the world. Sharon shares some of her business secrets with us in this Q&A.

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My Business meets - Drenka Andjelic

Story by "The My Business web team"  | November 4, 2011, 12:53 PM

drenka_smallDrenka Andjelic's Construction Assignments is one of Australia's leading project management firsms and Drenka is one of the leading women in this male-dominated field. She shares some of her insights and experiences in this Q&A.

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Relationships and strategy make business fly – Virgin Australia CEO John Borghetti

Story by "Justin Grey"  | November 3, 2011, 11:01 AM

Relationships and strategy make the difference in business, says Virgin Australia CEO John Borghetti. Good relationships even helped the airline to put more planes in the air during the Qantas grounding. Add a comment

How to write a business plan for a tradie

Story by "Andrea O'Driscoll"  | November 2, 2011, 7:52 AM

512x512-MyBus-Icon-V3_flattenIn this, the first of a new weekly series of articles on business basics, we’re going to look at how to draw up an effective Business Plan for your trade. Of course, if like most tradies you’re working a minimum of 40 hours a week on your tools, your first question probably isn’t how – it’s why? Add a comment

Book extract - The Bizness book: Building a business that fits with your life (not the other way around)

Story by "Vickie Burkinshaw"  | October 31, 2011, 8:27 AM

Borne out of the hugely successful Bizness Babes program - which has been igniting the entrepreneurial spirit of women across Australia for the past five years - The Bizness Book empowers ordinary women to shape and dictate their own future. Add a comment


How to do business with government

Story by "Simon Sharwood"  | October 28, 2011, 4:01 PM

coat_of_armsAustralia's three tiers of government all make a point of hiring small business and have plenty of cash to spend - once you get your head around the special requirements that are required to win public sector work. We explain how and chat to SMEs that succesfully work with go

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Podcast: Maureen Houssein-Mustafa's three most important business lessons

Story by "Simon Sharwood"  | October 12, 2011, 8:37 AM

maureen_hossein_mustafa_smallMaureen Houssein-Mustafa's Australasian College Broadway is one of the nation's leading registered training organisation and Houssein-Mustafa's own back story saw her rise from poverty to found her own business that is now 17 years old. In this brief podcast she explains the three things she feels have been essential for her business success.

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