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Why do most businesses make it so complicated for themselves, as well as you and me as consumers? And how come some businesses get...
If you find the idea of SxSW's recent Startup Bus intriguing, here’s a similar version closer to home. 30 university students were locked up over a weekend to produce six web-based businesses. The quality of their new web startups were "on par" with those created by professional entrepreneurs.
Lisa Gorman has been designing and running her own clothing label since 1999. She was so dedicated to the concept of simplicity that she refused to hire any employees for five years. Now, with 32 staff and five stores along the eastern seaboard, Gorman is an established presence in the Australian fashion industry. But she never forgot those early lessons.
If the simplest ideas are often the best, it stands to reason that simplicity is the essence of successful business. Growing companies are confronted with complexity every day. We asked three busy professionals to weigh in on the art of simplicity.