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Mining boom blamed for rise in business failures

Mining

Courtney Trenwith The mining boom is being blamed for much of the dramatic rise in the number of failed WA businesses forced into external administration.

On the 10th day of Xmas, my boss gave to me...

Christmas time.

Belinda Williams Frugal bosses cop a lot of flak at Christmas time. But are employees expecting too much?

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ASIC alert: running on empty

ASIC

Henrietta Cook Almost one in two companies that spiralled into administration last financial year were suspected of insolvent trading, report says.

Wake-up call for female entrepreneurs

Kim Kiyosaki.

Valerie Khoo Author and entrepreneur Kim Kiyosaki is calling on women to dream big when it comes to wealth and business.

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Profits: does nothing else matter?

Profits.

James Adonis Arriving next month at a bookstore near you is a paperback titled Profits aren’t Everything, They’re the only Thing. But pity the employees with bosses who heed this advice.

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Reinvent yourself after redundancy

Kylie Nash.

Valerie Khoo For many people, redundancy is not a cause for despair but a catalyst for reinvention.

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Managing

Ten bang-for-buck small business tips

Home office

David Wilson Thrifty thinking could save your small business.

How to start a multi-million dollar venture with $10,000

business man

Tony Featherstone Consider this: a young entrepreneur starts an online furniture retailer with $10,000. Another starts an online pharmacy with $20,000, and a construction franchise gets going with $25,000.

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Protect your best assets

Tony Featherstone Is hunger for business success wrecking your personal relationships?

Protect your best assets

Tony Featherstone Is hunger for business success wrecking your personal relationships?

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Open your business with a bang

Opening with a bang.

Tony Featherstone Nine tips to get the most out of your store opening, and avoid common pitfalls.

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Get intimate with your accountant

cash

Valerie Khoo Finding the right accountant is one of the most important things you can do as an entrepreneur. They are often the difference between your business surging ahead or being crippled by an unaffordable...

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Planning

How to write an effective business plan

biz

Christopher Niesche The research and analysis involved in writing a business plan can be more important than the document itself.

Do the most charming entrepreneurs win?

Richard Branson.

Tony Featherstone Apparently more US chief executives are hiring charisma coaches to make them compelling, charming and attractive. Good luck with that.

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SMEs risk being left behind

Dollar signs and stick figures.

Julianne Dowling A newly-released survey says that while small business is driving recovery and growth in South East Asia, Australia will be left behind.