entrepreneurship
News

Think entrepreneurship is a young person’s game? Wrong!

- April 30, 2021 3 MIN READ

Bill Gates was 21 when he and Paul Allen registered Microsoft. Steve Jobs was 22 when he and Steve Wozniak launched Apple. Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook in his Harvard dormitory. The biographies of these tech billionaires who achieved great success in their twenties has helped cement the perception that entrepreneurship is a young person’s game.… Read more »

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People

Five Aussie founders share their secrets for building a successful business

- April 1, 2021 4 MIN READ

In 2020, the coronavirus crisis disrupted nearly every facet of life. In all the chaos, company priorities shifted; the way people worked changed; and lifestyles were uncertain. This disruption has left many industries ripe for new innovations and poised Australia’s startup community for success. However, it’s no secret that launching a new business is challenging. Thousands of… Read more »

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Back to Business

5 huge entrepreneur myths (and how to bust them)

- March 29, 2021 6 MIN READ

Entrepreneurs are the rocks stars of our time. Wherever you look you see them splashing about in all their entrepreneurial glory. They take every opportunity to tell us: How they started with nothing and built an empire. How they’re living the four-hour work-week dream. How they succeeded in business by taking risk, dreaming big and… Read more »

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5 reasons entrepreneurs are a special breed of people

- February 24, 2021 3 MIN READ

Anyone who knows an entrepreneur fully appreciates that entrepreneurs are a special breed. Even the unusual sound of the word ‘entrepreneur’ gives an early warning of something different. ‘Entrepreneur’ is one of the purely French words that make up 29% of the English language, writes Alan Manly, CEO of Universal Business School Sydney (UBSS) and… Read more »

Business Advice

Can entrepreneurialism be taught?

- October 8, 2020 3 MIN READ

It’s an age-old question with new-found relevance in a COVID world: can entrepreneurialism be taught? The answer depends on asking another, more important, question, writes Alan Manly, author of  The Unlikely Entrepreneur. Are entrepreneurs born or made? I would suggest that yes, entrepreneurialism can be taught in one way or another. However, the real question… Read more »

Mums & Co
Features

Mums & Co founder Carrie Kwan talks startups on IWD 2020

- March 8, 2020 3 MIN READ

What are the changes I’ve seen, for better or worse, in the entrepreneurial space since launching Mums & Co? asks Carrie Kwan. More women becoming entrepreneurs Female founders are on the rise. While men still outnumber women in business ownership overall, two-thirds of new businesses created in Australia in the past decade were founded by… Read more »

News

Why Entrepreneurs need to get good at managing the unexpected

- January 14, 2020 3 MIN READ

Damage to confidence can be the beginning of the end for an entrepreneur. And nothing wreaks havoc like the unexpected. Entrepreneurs need confidence. Confidence, combined with skills, training and knowledge in their field, gives entrepreneurs the capacity to believe they can make a business successful, writes Alan Manly, author of The Unlikely Entrepreneur. When surprises… Read more »