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The benefits of selfishness

- December 13, 2019 3 MIN READ

We live in a world where we now constantly strive to put others first and think outside of our inner circle to understand what we can do for the betterment of others and the planet. However Josephine Otim, a sought after change management specialist, suggests sometimes putting yourself first can benefit everyone. “You do your… Read more »

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Get your hospitality business shipshape for the holidays

- December 11, 2019 2 MIN READ

With Christmas almost upon us, it’s imperative that small business owners – particularly those in the hospitality industry – prepare for the festive season in advance, writes Ken Burgin, Head of Community and Events, SilverChef. From making sure there’s enough staff to cover the Christmas rush, to preparing for any cash flow issues as a… Read more »

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How to use video to boost sales this holiday season

- December 10, 2019 3 MIN READ

The holiday season is upon us – with most retailers reporting it accounts for nearly 30 per cent of annual sales – but with fierce competition for market share, it can be a tough job to keep your business in the spotlight, writes Anna Ji, Director of Product and Growth at video creation platform Clipchamp.… Read more »

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8 Kangaroos will have wine lovers jumping for joey

- December 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

It seems rather appropriate that ‘crafted by hand and heart’ was the motto of ILNAM Estate, given the Carool cellar door is now the home of 8 Kangaroos. This novel marsupial-shaped bottle of wine must be filled by hand and took more than a little heart to develop. The brains behind the iconic roo-shaped bottle… Read more »

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Peer Wealth is right on the money

- December 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

“Peer Wealth was originally a one-man show started by our father Doug in Forster NSW. His drive was to genuinely help people, families, businesses and friends take control over their financial decisions,” says Elle Atkinson of the family business. Over time what began as an accounting practice has evolved into so much more as Elle’s… Read more »

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Cooloola Berries is ripe for success

- December 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

From farm gate to plate is an adage Jason Lewis takes seriously. As a third-generation strawberry farmer, Jason and his wife Kim have expanded upon the family’s berry business to develop Cooloola Berries as a must-visit tourist destination on Queensland’s sunshine coast. Hundreds of people flock to the farm each week to drink strawberry cider,… Read more »

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Murphy & Daughters is a family affair

- December 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

Sarah Murphy left behind a role as a buyer at Market Import to forge a place of her own in the homewares industry with Murphy & Daughters. It’s almost a decade since the founder ditched her day job to kick off her small business from home. “After sourcing unique and beautiful artisan-made products around the… Read more »

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Reduce and reuse is Crema Joe’s credo for success

- December 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

“Crema Joe was conceived out of a genuine desire to reduce single-use coffee pod consumption and the need to educate others about ‘reusing over recycling’, says Crema Joe cofounder Kayla Mossuto. Like many savvy Aussies, coffee-loving Kayla and her husband Piers had turned to home capsule machines to save money and cut back on waste… Read more »