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Five tips to master the art of continuous learning

To learn more and to be our best is often put on the back burner. It’s called continuous learning. It is what will set us apart in business. So, how do we learn more? Here are five tips to make continuous learning part of everything you do.

Federal Budget 09 brings hope for emerging companies, but time is still critical

Following on from his first report plotting the impact of the closure of Commercial Ready Grants on Australian innovation, Nick McNaughton provides his assessment of the 2009 Budget and looks specifically at the impact of the announcements relating to the improved R&D Tax Concession and the introduction of the Commonwealth Commercialisation Institute (CCI).

WOTSO partners with Investible to build and grow a national accelerator for start-ups

Investible’s LAB Program is an eight-week, full time start-up accelerator, where winning companies access up to $250,000 in capital from the Club Investible network.

Stop undermining your own business. Why discounting is a bad idea

Do you cut prices, and give up your margin, because you don’t know how to say ‘no’?  If you do, it’s time you realise that it is no good for anyone — not you, your customer or the industry. 

Are you about to launch a start-up? Here are 5 key tips for you...

Are you about to launch a start-up? If so, what intellectual property (IP) do you have and how is it protected? Whilst this probably isn’t the most exciting topic of conversation when starting a new business venture, it's essential to consider as these will be among the first questions investors will ask of you.

Aussie tech start-up goes to Hollywood: Melbourne-based IntelligenceBank has opened a Los Angeles office

IntelligenceBank, a business process software company based in Mebourne, recently announced the launch of its new office in Los Angeles.

Vaxine Pty Ltd named Australia’s ‘Coolest Company’ at the Anthill Cool Company Awards

Adelaide-based biotechnology company Vaxine Pty Ltd was named Australia’s “Coolest Company” at Anthill Magazine’s 4th Annual Cool Company Awards, held in Southbank, Victoria, last night.

A conversation with a younger you [VIDEO]

With more than six million views in less than a week, this is one video that should be shared. As a 12 year old, Jeremiah McDonald wanted to talk to his future self. It was a crazy idea. But a kid with that much crazy found a way to make it happen.

A bra that can detect breast cancer [VIDEO]

When breast tissue first begins to mutate, our bodies helpfully build a network of blood vessels to help these 'new cells' grow. This usually occurs in the first three years of cancer cell growth. Tumours are not often detected until after 12 years of cancer cell growth. One bra may be about to change all of that.

Content marketing for retail… the good, the bad, the ugly.

Content marketing has filtered into the same marketing department headspace once reserved for advertising, media strategy and database marketing. With search engine traffic holding the key to the fortunes of so many businesses, content marketing is becoming a key competitive battlefield. The explosive growth of social media has further exacerbated the crucial role content plays.

Heads up, Adelaide! Spark is ready to ignite South Australia start-ups once again

Applications are now open for the next wave of local start-ups to take part in the hugely successful Spark program at Hub Adelaide.

Applying SPIN Selling and 7 Levers to your business [PODCAST]

PreneurCast is a marketing podcast. Each week, author and marketer Pete Williams and digital media producer Dom Goucher discuss entrepreneurship, business, internet marketing and...

How to get X-Ray like vision to see what’s really happening with your salespeople

Everyone measures sales as dollars done after the cash is in the bank or after the agreement is signed but good business operators know that there is more to it than that. Looking at your sales figures is like looking at your rear view mirror to check if you're going to have an accident ahead.

Marketing overkill threatening the social media golden goose

Social media marketing might be the 21st century equivalent of telemarketing, and in similar danger of alienating consumers. A staggering 83% of users have a bad social media marketing experience to narrate, according to the Pitney Bowes survey.

Is this one simple ritual the key to success? Branson, Mandela and Edison all...

Everyone, regardless of their career path, should journal. Whether it’s Branson’s hastily scrawled notebook memos, Oprah’s gratitude-filled memoirs or Kahlo's art-strewn diaries, journaling is the reoccurring trait many successful people share.

Ari Gold's business startup advice is on the money

Ari Gold, the fast-talking fictional Hollywood agent in the hit TV show Entourage, may not be known for his sensitivity nor subtlety. But no one would accuse him of being naive when it comes to business.

Tenille Bentley, 2009 Anthill 30under30 winner

Tenille Bentley is putting Australia on the map with her impressive philanthropic work. She is the founder of The Greater Good Foundation (GGF), a charity to support women and children affected by domestic violence.

This new national research has revealed what frustrates business owners most about accessing funding

Around nine out of 10 Australian SMEs are frustrated about their business funding, naming onerous loan conditions, having to provide property...
COVID-induced digital transformation in different industries - MessageMedia

How different industries are taking on COVID-induced digital transformation

We’re seeing an understandable surge in requests for SMS, not only because of its high cut-through but also because of app fatigue.

This gutsy start-up has set out on a big mission to make allied healthcare...

WellOne, Australia's first discounted healthcare membership recently launched in Melbourne, aiming to make allied healthcare affordable for everyone in Australia.




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...