Tony Featherstone is a former managing editor of Business Review Weekly and Shares magazines. He is a specialist writer on small companies and entrepreneurs for The Age online, The Australian Financial Review and BRW. Tony’s blog looks at the human side of entrepreneurship and business failure, a topic poorly understood in this country.
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Tony Featherstone We might have a free trade agreement, but that doesn't mean we know how to use it.
Tony Featherstone This is where they go wrong and this is how to fix it.
Tony Featherstone Once considered a career killer, switching roles regularly is now viewed quite differently.
Tony Featherstone Businesses are not fooling anyone by big-noting part-timers.
Tony Featherstone Which cutbacks cost more than they save and infuriate staff and customers?
Tony Featherstone Small businesses have much to lose if they don’t prepare for internet virus attacks.
Tony Featherstone First you want me to work in my downtime - now you're telling me I HAVE to take a holiday. Bosses are stealing our lives. Is it fair?
Tony Featherstone Are smaller businesses doing enough for their local area?
Tony Featherstone Should you invest $300,000 in privately educating your kids or put the money towards their first five business ventures?
Tony Featherstone You thought these calls could not get more annoying. You were wrong. Here's why.
Tony Featherstone Too many pharmacists, teachers and vets now work in sweatshop conditions. Where did it all go so wrong?
Tony Featherstone Failure to follow up after being asked to quote suggests they don't.
Tony Featherstone In some workplaces everyone knows what you earn, in others this is closely guarded information. Which is the right approach?
Tony Featherstone What do traditional grading systems tell businesses about graduate talent?
Tony Featherstone If you don't ask, you don't get. Here's what you need to do to start earning the money you deserve.
Tony Featherstone Ensure you don’t have a Rottweiler guarding your office door.
Tony Featherstone Don’t let business chancers squander your valuable time.
Tony Featherstone More companies should encourage staff to set up small ventures on the side.
Tony Featherstone An ability to concoct a catastrophe is fast becoming a critical business skill.