entrepreneurs

Why focus is the key to sharpening your cutting edge

Distraction, fatigue, and spreading yourself too thin are the three most common things that will dull your cutting edge. This is the same cutting edge that makes you different, that makes your clients want to do business with you. The answer to all three issues, in a word, is focus. Here’s how you can sharpen your cutting edge and regain your mojo.

Small business lessons from successful business owners: Part 5

What do you wish you knew before you started your business? If you truly knew what it was going to be like to own your own business, would you have started at all, or even started sooner?

We asked a group of successful business owners what things they wish they knew before they started their business.

New research provides insights into small business

This year I coordinated the Vodafone SMB Index, a national survey of over 1,000 Australian small-to-medium business (SMB) owners, which produced some interesting and encouraging insights into small businesses in Australia.

The Index found that Australia is a nation of ambitious entrepreneurs and successful young start-ups (most Australian entrepreneurs are small business owners).