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Uh-oh! Young Australians are the least prepared for the coming digital revolution

Young Australians are the least prepared for the digital revolution, according to a global report released at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos

New global report reveals what makes the Top 1% of entrepreneurial companies so successful

A new report released by the World Economic Forum has suggested that the top 1% of entrepreneurial firms is responsible for the creation of 40% of jobs among start-ups and for 44% of their total revenue. So what makes the top 1% so successful? Featured in the report are also studies of seventy the world's most successful high-impact entrepreneurial ventures, such as Australia's Atlassian, Fortescue Metals Group, Paladin Energy and Resmed. [ESSENTIAL READING]

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How To Grow Your Business and Profits with Jason Cunningham [CHEAT...

Recorded guerrilla-style in the basement of York Butter Factory, the linked video course is a rollicking, authoritative lesson (with some colourful language, mind you) from someone who has been through it all. In this Cheat Sheet, we cover three hot tips from the lesson, with a focus on helping business owners grow and increase profitability: Why entrepreneurs need to think about “the end," why cash flow is king – no matter what you’ve heard, and why you need to have a vision for success.

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Inbound Marketing Reloaded with James Tuckerman [FREE REPORT]

Leads always must come before sales. Then, it’s your job to build trust, educate, create rapport and demonstrate why your product and service is better than the alternatives. However, the tools at your disposal to achieve these outcomes -- to connect with strangers, to convert them to suspects, then prospects, then customers -- are constantly changing. That’s why we created this cheat sheet. To re-visit traditional inbound marketing strategies, and offer some helpful tactics to help ‘old school’ organisations embrace ‘new world’ tactics and strategies.

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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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