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The big trends impacting Australian small businesses in 2023

- April 28, 2023 3 MIN READ

  A couple of weeks ago, I was fortunate to attend the annual conference of the Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia (COSBOA) in Melbourne. A couple of hundred people representing various small business organisations gathered in a room to discuss all the things that impact Australian small business owners, writes The Digital Guide,… Read more »

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Five quotes to remember when everything is going wrong

- November 3, 2022 3 MIN READ

Business life is rarely smooth and some days/weeks/months can be more hectic than others, with many balls to juggle and many challenges to face. Occasionally, those balls come crashing down around you, and when they do, former Flying Solo editor, Kelly Exeter, has some quotable quotes you should keep in mind to help you through.… Read more »

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How to lean in to fostering a culture of innovation in your business

- April 29, 2022 5 MIN READ

Does your business foster a culture of innovation and ideas-sharing? It could mean the difference between your business stagnating or achieving real growth, writes Ryan Williams, Playford Professor of Business Growth at the Australian Centre for Business Growth. So many people I’ve worked with over the years don’t see themselves as innovators. Many doubt their ideas,… Read more »