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Strategies and lessons learned: insights from the PayPal Mafia [VIDEO

It's fun to be part of a 'mafia'. The AOL-mafia has been good and kind to me. The PayPal mafia has a similar reputation. Its...

An entrepreneur should think like a martian or, at the very least, a scientist...

This video, from the Sagan Series to promote science literacy, uses the wise words of physicist Richard Feynman to explain how every scientist and,...

In the land of the blind, the one eyed man is king. How many...

Let’s face the fact, most business owners are pretty bad with numbers in their business. Talk to any accountant and they’ll tell you upfront: people just don’t keep track of their numbers and don’t have an idea for the most important numbers in their business.
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Myths busted! The next six minutes may change a lot of what you think...

Be the most popular guest at parties this long weekend! Fifty common myths debunked. Everything from iron maidens, vikings, exploding birds and peanut butter.

Organised complexity. It may sound like how you arrange your sock drawer, but it’s...

So, you already know that everything is connected to everything else, right? Now, be prepared to look at just how complex all of these connections are. Principal UX Lead at the search engine Bing, Manuel Lima, shows us how the tree of knowledge really no longer applies. This is why creating a site map for your website is really tricky.

Smart 100 nominations are now open!

Calling all innovators. This is your chance to nominate an Australian made product or service and showcase an innovation that Australian business builders simply need to hear about. Promote the spoils of your own toils or put one of your clients under the spotlight. This is your chance to refine your message and get exposure.

Academic Earth: The best information is now free

Want to improve your knowledge or skills, but can't afford the time or exorbitant cost of tuition to Harvard, Yale, Stanford, MIT, Princeton or Berkeley? Now you can watch some of the best educational lectures in the world from the comfort of your armchair thanks to Academic Earth.

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How to price your product or service in 8 steps with...

The world is littered with products that do little more than cover their cost, and underpaid service industry professionals. But there are some entrepreneurs who set their own prices and receive what they ask with apparent ease. Steve Major teaches you how to become one of these entrepreneurs in this 8-step infographic.

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How to expand into New Markets with Elsita Meyer-Brandt [CHEAT SHEET]

Most organisations begin with aspirations to start local, then grow global. But, in reality, very few ever take the big leap into new markets. In this Cheat Sheet, Elsita Meyer-Brandt, Head of Market Expansion and International Marketing for Eventbrite, shares five rules to help organisations, just like yours, expand into new markets.

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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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