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Watch Steve Jobs brainstorming with his team [VIDEO]

This is a video of Steve Jobs in action, brainstorming with his team at NeXT. NeXT was the company Jobs started after being booted out...

How observant are you? This nifty Skoda ad will give you the answer [VIDEO]

So, you think you're really observant? Do you pride yourself on being a details person? Many entrepreneurs think exactly this but, what's interesting about this...

What every business owner can learn from this golden retriever [VIDEO]

This is a video of a dog obedience school. The course is strewn with temptations - food, balls, squeaky toys, sausages. The first two dogs do...

Why slicing a cucumber is like running a startup [VIDEO]

Once again, bear with me. I'm about to make a great analogy. This is a video that involves some rather impressive knife skills. Not that running...

What’s drawing circles around your business and stopping your progress? [VIDEO]

You may have seen this video already. A guy, bored at work, messed with a bug trying to crawl across a piece of paper. The...

This might be the best email productivity hack ever [VIDEO]

Don't look now but, I'm pretty sure that while you're reading this sentence you received some email. You did check, didn't you? No, I'm not...

To succeed as an entrepreneur, you need to be patient and be able to...

Have you got the ability to focus on the task at hand, regardless of distractions? Would you pass the patience test?

Schwerpunkt: Be at the point of action not wandering in the wilderness

It’s easy to forget what the most important thing in your business is. And, it turns out that we can learn a lot from modern history about how to run a business at this exact moment in time.

How to run your business while on vacation [PODCAST]

Marketing podcast, PreneurCast, is for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. Author and marketer Pete Williams and digital media producer Dom Goucher discuss entrepreneurship, business, internet marketing...

Playing ping pong with nunchucks. Now that takes focus! [VIDEO]

Did you fail to focus on what you needed to do today? Well, here's a video that will make you feel even worse about your ability to focus. Yes, that's right. At Anthill, we're here to help.

5 techniques business owners should use to stay focused

With so many distractions competing for our attention, it’s tougher than ever to stay focused on our goals. To assist you in staying on track and keeping things simple, I’ve developed the following list of five simple techniques/questions to keep things in perspective.

Vision and Focus, the Capulet and Montague of business strategy

Some quick thoughts on one of the hardest things to do as an entrepreneur (or intrapreneur) -- holding both a big vision and a brutal focus in your mind at the same time. They sound like contradictions and in many ways they are the endlessly feuding families of a new venture. You need to make them happy neighbours though.

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How to build a retail empire with James Webber [FREE REPORT]

Starting any new business is hard, but starting an online retail business is particularly hard. You see, this is one industry that combines technology, logistics and, of course, marketing – it’s a juggling act. To help us crack this hard nut, we sought the wisdom James Webber, CEO at Bookworld.

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The Facebook Honey Trap with James Tuckerman [CHEAT SHEET]

This cheat sheet was developed to help small business operators harness the incomparable (and undeniable) potency of Facebook to recruit fans, spread the word, and (most importantly) generate inbound business.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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