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Stop sitting on gold: 3 ninja tactics to leverage your big ideas into big...

How often do you find yourself daydreaming and a big idea pops into your head? What do you do when this happens? How do you make your big ideas come to life?

Melbourne company turns customers into audio testimonials

My Customer Testimonals interviews people chosen from a business' clientele, and turns those interviews into audio clips and transcripts that the business can use for marketing and advertising.

The delicate subject of business owners’ salaries

When business partners launch a new company, all of their attention and energy goes into getting the new venture on its feet. However, it’s not long before questions and difficulties arise over disparate workloads, responsibilities and remuneration. Darren Bourke offers some advice on how to keep all parties walking in the same direction.

20 tips to winning in family business

You can choose your friends and business colleagues, but you can’t choose your family. However, many people choose to start or continue running businesses with family members. Of course, the common stresses of family and business are usually multiplied in a family business, so it’s important to establish the ground rules early on. Here are 20 tips to keep your family business on track.

10 quick ways to refresh your marketing

You might have cut staff, discounted your prices, rationalised expenses and seem to be working harder than you ever have to make less money. However, in all this change, have you sat down and spent the time on comprehensively reviewing your marketing?

Protecting your business psyche

You are the sum average of the five people you spend the most time with. Assess who these people are and the influence they have on you. Surround yourself with people that nurture your psyche. Make subtle changes to this circle of influence.
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Learn how to devise winning business ideas in four steps with...

It’s often said that everyone will have at least one big business idea in his or her lifetime. But how do you know if your next big idea is genuinely great or a genuine waste of time? This cheat sheet will help you formulate ideas, identify opportunities, evaluate their strengths and take your first big step forward. Learn how to get focus and clarity. Plus, score a bonus tip that will help you more than you might think!


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...