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Mind Hacks Used by Top Performers to Get in the Zone

Mind Hacks Used by Top Performers to Get in the Zone | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
You are about to give a talk on a stage podium or address a small crowd around a table at a dinner…
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some great tips for those who's mind gets in the way of a good performance in any sphere...

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How To Motivate Yourself to Do Virtually Anything

How To Motivate Yourself to Do Virtually Anything | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
We set ambitious goals for ourselves but, sadly, many of us suffer from procrastination. Learn how to overcome your bad habits and motivate yourself to achieve virtually anything with these science-backed tips.
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good read with some clear steps to be more successful

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Camilla Hallstrom's comment, November 16, 2015 8:30 AM
Anthony, thank you so much for sharing! :)
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Only 1 in 7 understand basics of IP | Australian Small Business Commissioner

Only 1 in 7 understand basics of IP | Australian Small Business Commissioner | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
In this post, IP Australia outlines some of the resources they have developed to help small businesses understand the basics of intellectual property (IP). Find out more about why protecting your IP is important and how you could make an idea a commercial reality.
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Are YOU up to date with Intellectual property? Apparently only 1 in 7 is...

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Madalen Ross's curator insight, December 21, 2015 4:18 PM

Find out more about protecting your Intellectual Property.

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Sales and marketing - Four marketing lessons your customers can teach you

Sales and marketing - Four marketing lessons your customers can teach you | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Your customers can provide valuable insight into your products and services, and the best way to market them.
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sounds basic but these suggestions make lots of sense...

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4 Steps to Grant Success

4 Steps to Grant Success | Transforming small business | Scoop.it

Did you know that there are currently over 900 grants for business worth $46 Billion? Many Australian businesses know there’s money out there somewhere, but how can you really work towards grant success? 

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Grant Ready is a great tool for becoming and staying aware of grants plus getting alerts about available grants - www.grantready.com.au

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How to hire staff - Cloud analytics is enabling the freelance economy

How to hire staff - Cloud analytics is enabling the freelance economy | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
A significant workforce change is upon us and we're no longer just teachers, marketers or photographers.
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even a one person business can now create a team of experts inexpensively - we do it and it works

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How to start a... - How to choose a crowdfunding platform

How to start a... - How to choose a crowdfunding platform | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
With the explosive growth in crowdfunding, we’ve seen a lot of different crowdfunding platforms popping up, each looking for their cut of the $30 billion that will be raised in this year.
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if you're looking at funding, these insights into the different sources of crowd funding might be helpful

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13 of the Best Google Chrome Extensions for Social Media Marketers

13 of the Best Google Chrome Extensions for Social Media Marketers | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
This list of the best Google Chrome extensions for social media marketers will save you valuable work time and effort.
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some great tools here

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Scam alert: calls from the "ATO" | Small Business Commissioner

Scam alert: calls from the "ATO" | Small Business Commissioner | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
The Government's Stay Smart Online has issued a high priority scam alert. Scammers are reportedly claiming to be from the ATO or Australian Crime Commission and telling call recipients they face legal proceedings and need to make a payment. Read this post to find out more.
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PLEASE take note of this alert from the Small Business Commissioner's Office

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Six top business lessons

Six top business lessons | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
What's the best advice Australia's most successful entrepreneurs have ever followed?
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true for ALL budding and current business owners

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Why research into who your customer is, is vital for success

Why research into who your customer is, is vital for success | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
The biggest and potentially most damaging things business owners fail to do is understand their target market and understand them …
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how true....

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Growing - Scott Galloway’s rapid-fire insight into the future of retail and digital economies

Growing - Scott Galloway’s rapid-fire insight into the future of retail and digital economies | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
In 15 minutes this video will give you a sense of the key trends that are shaping the US and European economies, through changes in digital media, digital business, physical logistics and omni-channel retailing.
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well worth spending the time to watch - some very interesting insights...

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Amazon launches cheap unlimited cloud storage

Amazon launches cheap unlimited cloud storage | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Amazon is clearly looking to disrupt the cloud industry, offering customers unlimited cloud storage for $US60 per year
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cloud data storage getting cheaper and cheaper

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How Outsourcing Can Help a Small Business Grow

How Outsourcing Can Help a Small Business Grow | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
The world of business is changing. With over 80% of small to medium businesses acknowledging the importance of freelancing and almost a quarter employing freelancers weekly, companies are catching up with technological advances and globalization.
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none of us can do it ALL - here's some ideas about getting help

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7 Essential Tools & Apps Your Business Should Be Using

7 Essential Tools & Apps Your Business Should Be Using | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
It’s no secret I love trying new online tools and apps. Here are seven time-saving tools we use at Fluxe that every small business should be using.
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some good newbies that I'll be giving atry...

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How I did it - Finish up: Closing my startup was the best decision I ever made

How I did it - Finish up: Closing my startup was the best decision I ever made | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
When everyone tells you to “just give it a go,” and you do, no one can ever tell you what your day-to-day life will soon entail.
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great reading - about someone who spots the difference between failure and futile

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7 Confidence Building Activities To Make You A Better Business Owner

7 Confidence Building Activities To Make You A Better Business Owner | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Starting a business does require lots of confidence. How do you keep tapping into that place of knowing you can do it? Here are my top tips to keep confidence
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good tips for all who are starting out

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Howard Fox's curator insight, November 5, 2015 7:43 PM

As a small business owner working with others like me or with a coach familiar with the challenges of running a small business can be a huge benefit

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Leadership - “Don’t let the rich, famous bozos drag you down”: Guy Kawasaki’s 13 top tips for business success

Leadership - “Don’t let the rich, famous bozos drag you down”: Guy Kawasaki’s 13 top tips for business success | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
As an investor and former “chief evangelist” for Apple, Guy Kawasaki knows a thing or two about what it takes to build a successful company.
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great insights for EVERY budding Jobs, Branson or small business entrepreneur

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Are you a company director? Read this. | Small Business Commissioner

Are you a company director? Read this. | Small Business Commissioner | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
If you're a company director (or thinking about becoming one) there are legal obligations you should fully understand regarding the management of the company and your role and responsibilities as a director. ASIC has told us that many small company directors are unaware of the full extent of their director duties and some signed up to be director on the promise that they wouldn't have to do anything. Read this post to find out the key things you need to know about being a company director, including your personal liabilities.
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some sage words from the Australian Small Business commissioners office

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Are female entrepreneurs set up to fail?

Are female entrepreneurs set up to fail? | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
It’s no secret that men and women are treated differently. Here are the facts.
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interesting facts and some good ideas on beating the inbalance

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Nine Things Successful People Do Differently

Nine Things Successful People Do Differently | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others? If you aren’t sure, you are far from alone in your confusion. It turns out that even brilliant, highly accomplished people are pretty lousy when it comes to understanding why they succeed or fail. The intuitive answer — that you […]
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well worth the read

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Google Photos offering unlimited free storage

Google Photos offering unlimited free storage | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
The new service will allow you to store unlimited high quality photos (maintaining resolution up to 16MP) and videos (keeping 1080p high …
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if you've got lots of pictures or videos - this might be a good storage solution

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Madalen Ross's curator insight, December 21, 2015 4:22 PM

Sounds like a good solution if you need to store hundreds of photos

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States sign up to unfair contract provisions for SMEs: What it will mean for your business

States sign up to unfair contract provisions for SMEs: What it will mean for your business | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Small Business Minister Bruce Billson is pushing ahead with election commitment to extend unfair contract provisions to SMEs, revealing yesterday the state and territory governments have pledged their support for the changes.
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Why SMEs have lost faith in their traditional advisers

Why SMEs have lost faith in their traditional advisers | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Here's why SMEs are relying less on traditional trusted business advisers like accountants, lawyers and bank managers.
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What the 2015 Intergenerational Report projects 2055 will look like

What the 2015 Intergenerational Report projects 2055 will look like | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
The recently released 2015 Intergenerational Report has key economic and demographic projections on how Australia will change over the next 40 years.
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interesting information for businesses looking to create their niche for the coming 40 years

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