Wellbeing

It’s World Mental Health Day

- October 9, 2020 2 MIN READ

With a large part of our small business and soloist community sharing their struggle with anxiety and depression in response to COVID, today’s World Mental Health Day has extra significance. The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has urged struggling small business owners to reach out for help on World Mental Health… Read more »

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Finder founder Fred Schebesta says every business should be ready for disruption

- October 30, 2019 3 MIN READ

“It was 100 per cent accidental!” That’s how disruptor and startup founder, Fred Schebesta describes the 2006 creation of Finder.com, the business he started with partner, Frank Restuccia.  “We had worked with all sorts of companies as a startup and I worked in search engine optimisation and other parts of internet marketing and had studied… Read more »

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Why you need to take a day off from your business

- July 23, 2019 2 MIN READ

There are suspiciously healthy vibes coming off the corporate world these days when it comes to work-life balance.  In the past seven days, I have read about Versa an advertising agency that tripled its profits after mandating a 4-day working week across their business.  And how Ernst and Young are giving staff 12 weeks of ‘life… Read more »

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Power List: Meet Katy Barfield

- July 15, 2019 4 MIN READ

It’s abundantly clear that Yume founder, Katy Barfield has a big heart.  “I was the type of child if the cat got a bird in the garden I would prise it out of its mouth… Or rush to be with the child with no friends in the playground.”  It’s a trait she says she inherited… Read more »