Droning on: what are the opportunities?

Nigel Bowen   The local unmanned aerial vehicle market could be about to consolidate, prompting a shake-up in the sector.

Vivid made my business

Christine D'Mello   Meet the entrepreneurs who have used Sydney's winter light festival as a launchpad.

My GP gave me a business idea

You really can go off-grid

Watch out wedding industry

The death of business travel

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Features

The must-have travelling bag

Caroline James   This local firm has its sights set on a US$43 billion market.

Want to be an overnight success?

Claire Dunn   It's a long way to the top in rock 'n' roll. Can you make it big, fast in other fields?

Lying on your resume doesn't work

Louis White   The consequences are serious for anyone found to have fibbed on their CV. Have you?

The KGB will save Australian lives

Caroline James   How will technology used in a Russian secret service lie detector help slash the road toll?

GROWING

Is chia the next quinoa?

Claire Dunn   Local growers are positioning themselves to be at the head of the next superfoods trend.

Five free marketing tips

Kate Jones   At least one of these ideas has the potential to quadruple your revenue.

Small Talk

What do 'Tony's tradies' really think?

Louis White   Builders, plumbers and electricians are supposed to be some of the main beneficiaries of this year's budget. Do they care?

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How to recover from robbery

Kate Jones   It's disheartening, but there's a way back.

How to nail a difficult conversation

Kate Jones   Most of us prefer to avoid confronting others with our disagreements, but there's a right way to do it.

I quit everything

Caroline James   Inside the health 'blogosphere' there is nothing you cannot do in 12 weeks (eight if you're game).

Conversation

Woopee look at me I'm green!

James Adonis   It's all the rage for businesses to strut their environmental credentials. Do you buy it?

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Pay up, or else

Alexandra Cain   Why does it take big businesses so fricking long to pay small ones?

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Young workers don't need flexibility

Tony Featherstone   Fair enough mums should be allowed to work from home. But why should the privilege be extended to Gen Y?

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The $20,000 trap

Max Newnham   What's the one thing that could mean a business expense doesn't qualify for the new tax depreciation rules?