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Lessons from a life in business

Don Argus, former chairman BHP Billiton

Consider the consequences of every business decision you make, warns Don Argus, recently retired Chairman of BHP Billiton, as he reflects on the biggest contributors to business success today. Consequence management is critical, he says, and so is the abi
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Making client newsletters easy - Subscribe

Making client newsletters easy

Julianne Bell, Financial Writers Australia

If your newsletter is a chore, you're not approaching it properly, advises Julianne Bell of Financial Writers Australia.
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Cost management strategies - Subscribe

Cost management strategies

Avron Newstadt CA, Expense Reduction Analysts

Cost management requires a serious commitment to identifying and measuring results. This advice from Avron Newstadt of Expense Reduction Analysts.
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Economic update - Subscribe

Economic update

Professor Neville Norman, Melbourne University

On the Eve of the 2010 Federal Budget, watch out for a sharp revision in economic forecasts and signs of of tax reform, warns economist and forecaster Professor Neville Norman
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Be wary of bundled phone deals - Subscribe

Be wary of bundled phone deals

Dr. Michael Schaper, ACCC

Beware the bundled phone deal that sounds too good to be true. It probably is! So warns the ACCC's Dr Michael Schaper as consumers get caught up in phone contracts that end up as complex hassles down the track.
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Socially responsible procurement - Subscribe

Socially responsible procurement

Jennifer Williams, Corporate Express

You don't have to have a big business to embrace socially responsible purchasing or procurement. Not according to Jennifer Williams of Corporate Express.
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Tapping into government funds - Subscribe

Tapping into government funds

Adrian Spencer, GrantReady

Are you missing out on a share of the $5 billion bag of Government grants offered to businesses every year? Check your eligibility with Adrian Spencer of GrantReady, who explains the step-by-step process.
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Legal traps in social networking - Subscribe

Legal traps in social networking

Nic Pullen, TressCox Lawyers

Beware what you post about others on social media outlets like Twitter or Facebook or you could get a legal writ slapped on your for defamation
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End-of-year tax planning - Subscribe

End-of-year tax planning

Michael Jones CA, Cummings Flavel McCormack

Don't wait 'til the last minute to start your end-of-year tax planning, warns Michael Jones of Cummings Flavel McCormack. Start now, he says, to take best advantage of the tax rules.
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Sharemarket update - Subscribe

Sharemarket update

Elio D'Amato, Lincoln Stock Doctor

Investors breathed a collective sigh of relief as the market reached a recent 18 month high. But will the resurgence last? Elio D'Amato of Lincoln checks the outlook with some thoughts on the latest hot stocks on the market.
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