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Five behavioural mistakes that successful leaders avoid making

Story by "Dr. Cindy Wahler"  | April 15, 2014, 11:20 AM

Being a successful business leader requires you to do – and don’t do – certain things. Here, psychologist and human behaviour expert Dr. Cindy Wahler outlines a few actions that may be hindering your ability to lead successfully.  

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Are you owning your brand and doing it justice?

Story by "Jenny Tse"  | April 11, 2014, 10:01 AM

Business consultant Jenny Tse explains the importance of owning your own brand and how constantly demonstrating passion, pride and excitement in what your business does inevitably boosts your customers’ satisfaction levels.

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How to avoid the public holiday ‘zombie apocalypse’

Story by "Walter Scremin"  | April 9, 2014, 12:48 PM

All honest Aussies love a public holiday, but many SME business owners feel a sense of dread because a day off creates backlogs in their business. Here, Walter Scremin offers his tips to avoid the public holiday ‘zombie apocalypse’.

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Five feasible steps to boosting employee morale

Story by "Boni Satani "  | March 28, 2014, 1:49 PM

For every business owner, having happy employees is important, but this is even truer for a small business. Here, Boni Satani offers five feasible steps you can take to boost employee morale.

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What you can learn about leadership from sled dog teams

Story by "Ivan Misner"  | March 25, 2014, 8:30 AM

Business networking legend Ivan Misner explains how business owners can glean some leadership tips from sled dog teams – something he witnessed on a recent dog-sled excursion.

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Legal tips for engaging with government on development proposals

Story by "Jamon Phelan-Badgery"  | March 21, 2014, 2:14 PM

When you’re next seeking a development approval from your local government, you need to understand the basic obligations of councillors and local government officers in performing their functions, explains lawyer Jamon Phelan-Badgery.

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The eight necessities for entrepreneurial success

Story by "Justin Grey"  | March 17, 2014, 3:11 PM

The life of an entrepreneur can have varying degrees of success, but at the very core is ultimately a way of viewing ones work and life. Here, business consultant Alexandra Tselios offers eight necessities for entrepreneurial success.

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Recruitment tips to find the right candidate sooner

Story by "Justin Grey"  | March 13, 2014, 10:09 AM

The current hiring processes is hurting SME business owners and making it challenging for them to compete with larger businesses and employ talent within a reasonable timeframe. But there are ways to streamline it, argues recruitment maestro Jamie Carlisle.

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