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Why your business is more successful than you think

- August 10, 2023 3 MIN READ

  As business owners, when we start or purchase our business, it can be a nerve-wracking time. Diving into the unknown is normally an incredibly creative period where we invent, dream, ponder and give birth to new and wonderous products and services. All the while hoping there is someone out there who values our offering… Read more »

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5 reasons why innovation is key to business success

- May 8, 2023 3 MIN READ

  Innovation holds the key to unlocking the success of any business. Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or a seasoned business owner, understanding the power of innovation is paramount to staying ahead of the competition in today’s dynamic market, writes Emma Li, Emma Li, Marketing Director at EZZ Life Science Holdings. Fostering a culture of… Read more »

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“Walk the talk”: Marketing maverick Sharon Williams shares four personal branding rules to live by for success in business

- July 15, 2022 5 MIN READ

Sharon Williams is founder of one of Australia’s longest-running marketing agencies, Taurus Marketing, and a sought-after motivational speaker and branding expert with almost three decades of experience helping businesses nail their marketing, PR and personal branding. She joined editors Cec Busby and Adam Bub on the First Act podcast to share the highs and lows… Read more »

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The four features that every extraordinary business has in common

- July 7, 2022 5 MIN READ

  Futurist business designer and strategist, Melissa Pepers, says that if you want to move your business beyond ordinary and become extraordinary, you’ll need these four essential attributes. An ordinary business has been done before. Each year, most new businesses flood already saturated categories and it has detrimental impacts on everything from revenue to quality… Read more »


3 steps to building a successful small business

- July 9, 2019 2 MIN READ

It’s hard to build a successful small business – let’s get that out on the table right from the start. The small business graveyard is littered with dead bodies of the hundreds of millions that dared venture before you, originally filled with crazy hopes, dreams and aspirations. These googly eyes most likely blinded them from… Read more »


Is complacency killing your business?

- April 1, 2019 3 MIN READ

Starting a business can be tough enough at the best of times, and with only 1 in 3 businesses surviving the first year of trading its easy to understand why. However, even for those that make it past the first year, around 60 per cent don’t make it past the three year mark. In fact,… Read more »