STARTUP SUCCESS BOILS DOWN TO PERSONALITY, SAYS EXPERT

THOSE who own startups will know that there are many essential qualities of a good entrepreneur; their tenacity, financial maturity and a flair for networking to name a few.

However, one business commentator believes that the real substance of a successful entrepreneur boils down to having a h...

STARTUP SUCCESS BOILS DOWN TO PERSONALITY, SAYS EXPERT
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SLATER AND GORDON TAKES SPOTLESS TO COURT
SLATER AND GORDON TAKES SPOTLESS TO COURT

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ANSELL'S SHARE PRICE SWELLS AFTER SALE OF CONDOM BUSINESS
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IT'S one of Australia's most successful and enduring manufacturing success stories and the Ansell condom busi...

TOPSHOP GOES INTO ADMINISTRATION AMID VOLATILE RETAIL MARKET
TOPSHOP GOES INTO ADMINISTRATION AMID VOLATILE RETAIL MARKET

TOPSHOP has become the latest in a string of retailers blasted by the volatile retail market, as the iconic fashio...

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SIGMA'S SHARE PRICE TAKES A BATTERING AS IT LAUNCHES LEGAL ACTION OVER SUPPLY DEAL

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MAKE WAY FOR THE 'PANTSCRAPER', A TWIN TOWER SET TO CHANGE MELBOURNE'S CITYSCAPE
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REGIONAL BANKS HIT OUT AT RATING CUT AND WARN BIG FOUR WILL BENEFIT
REGIONAL BANKS HIT OUT AT RATING CUT AND WARN BIG FOUR WILL BENEFIT

REGIONAL banks have hit out at a downgrade on their credit ratings, warning that it will increase their wholesale fun...

THE COMPANY THAT DECIDED IT WAS GOING TO GIVE A CRAP THANKS TO CROWD FUNDING
THE COMPANY THAT DECIDED IT WAS GOING TO GIVE A CRAP THANKS TO CROWD FUNDING

SIMON Griffiths is using toilet paper to save the world.

In 2012, on the back of an IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaig...

APN AND oOh!media MERGER CALLED OFF, CEO 'AMAZED' AT ACCC'S DECISION
APN AND oOh!media MERGER CALLED OFF, CEO 'AMAZED' AT ACCC'S DECISION

THE PROPOSED $1.6 billion merger between Australia's two largest advertising groups, APN (ASX: APO) and oOh!me...

ANALYSTS FORECAST A GRIM CHOICE FOR OROTON: SELL UP OR QUIT THE ASX
ANALYSTS FORECAST A GRIM CHOICE FOR OROTON: SELL UP OR QUIT THE ASX

FOLLOWING a warning to the market and a subsequent trading halt earlier in the week which has shaved more than $11...

THE MID-LIFE CRISIS THAT LED TO A SUCCESSFUL MEN'S SKIN CARE RANGE
THE MID-LIFE CRISIS THAT LED TO A SUCCESSFUL MEN'S SKIN CARE RANGE

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OROTON'S SHARE PRICE IN FREE FALL AFTER 'UNACCEPTABLE' PROFIT DOWNGRADE
OROTON'S SHARE PRICE IN FREE FALL AFTER 'UNACCEPTABLE' PROFIT DOWNGRADE

SHARES in fashion retailer Oroton (ASX: ORL) have plunged more than 20 per cent in today's trade after announcing...

OFFICEWORKS IPO WRITTEN OFF BY WESFARMERS DUE TO CHALLENGING RETAIL MARKET
OFFICEWORKS IPO WRITTEN OFF BY WESFARMERS DUE TO CHALLENGING RETAIL MARKET

RUMOURS surrounding the Officeworks IPO have proven to be true, as Wesfarmers confirmed this morning that its offi...

CONTROVERSIAL BANK LEVY SHOULD BE APPLIED TO OTHER BIG BUSINESSES, BOURIS SAYS
CONTROVERSIAL BANK LEVY SHOULD BE APPLIED TO OTHER BIG BUSINESSES, BOURIS SAYS

THE BANK LEVY imposed on the so-called 'Big Five' should be extended to include all government-licenced compa...

40 YEARS OF PILLOW TALK: HOW IT SURVIVED IN A TOUGH RETAIL ENVIRONMENT
40 YEARS OF PILLOW TALK: HOW IT SURVIVED IN A TOUGH RETAIL ENVIRONMENT

It started as a tiny startup with five employees to become the "Bunnings" of the bedding industry, and Heat...

Companies

SLATER AND GORDON TAKES SPOTLESS TO COURT
SLATER AND GORDON TAKES SPOTLESS TO COURT

SPOTLESS Group (ASX: SPO) has been hit by a class action launched by Slater and Gordon (ASX: SGH) in the Federal C...

Property

MAKE WAY FOR THE 'PANTSCRAPER', A TWIN TOWER SET TO CHANGE MELBOURNE'S CITYSCAPE
MAKE WAY FOR THE 'PANTSCRAPER', A TWIN TOWER SET TO CHANGE MELBOURNE'S CITYSCAPE

MELBOURNE'S skyline is about to transform following the construction of a $1 billion luxury high-rise in the city...

Opinion

LESS TALK, MORE SMALL BUSINESS ACTION IN 2017
LESS TALK, MORE SMALL BUSINESS ACTION IN 2017

THE future growth and prosperity of Australian SMEs could be undermined if governments lose sight of the sector...

Leadership

QLD'S CHIEF ENTREPRENEUR ON CURRENT 'TSUNAMI' OF TALENT: MARK SOWERBY EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW PART 1
QLD'S CHIEF ENTREPRENEUR ON CURRENT 'TSUNAMI' OF TALENT: MARK SOWERBY EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW PART 1

HE SPENT a decade conceiving and building Blue Sky Alternative Investments (ASX: BLA) into an ASX top 300 company ...

Entrepreneurship

STARTUP SUCCESS BOILS DOWN TO PERSONALITY, SAYS EXPERT
STARTUP SUCCESS BOILS DOWN TO PERSONALITY, SAYS EXPERT

THOSE who own startups will know that there are many essential qualities of a good entrepreneur; their tenacity, fina...

Technology

ONLINE SCAMS TAKE $3.8 MILLION TOLL ON AUSSIE BUSINESSES
ONLINE SCAMS TAKE $3.8 MILLION TOLL ON AUSSIE BUSINESSES

AUSTRALIA's competition watchdog has revealed today that more than 6,000 businesses were attacked by online scams...

Finance

COMMUNITY LAWYERS ON FUNDING CRISIS: BUDGET WAS A DECENT START, BUT MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE
COMMUNITY LAWYERS ON FUNDING CRISIS: BUDGET WAS A DECENT START, BUT MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE

While the Federal Budget may have reversed its initial plans to cut funding from community legal services nationwi...

Marketing

ACCC RAISES CONCERNS OVER APN MERGER WITH oOh!media
ACCC RAISES CONCERNS OVER APN MERGER WITH oOh!media

THE COMPETITION regulator has waved a warning flag at the proposed $1.6 billion merger between Australia's two...

Executive Lifestyle

NEW VEHICLES - A LUXURY TRAP OR NECESSITY?
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IT'S OFTEN said that the cars we drive say a lot about us, and we are sometimes unknowingly stereotyped by the...

Conference And Events

CEOS SWAP BOARD ROOM FOR CARDBOARD BOXES IN SUPPORT OF THE HOMELESS
CEOS SWAP BOARD ROOM FOR CARDBOARD BOXES IN SUPPORT OF THE HOMELESS

HUNDREDS of Australian CEO's will be going from the boardroom to a cardboard box next month at the St Vincent ...

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