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February 28, 2016

Mel Perkins: ‘You have to learn on the job’

Mel Perkins, the co-founder and CEO of Canva, on making mistakes and putting your ‘heart and soul’ into everything you do “I like to call my process ‘just-in-time […]
February 27, 2016
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‘Our social background helped frank body flourish’

Erika Geraerts spotted a gap in the market and went for it. Here, the co-founder and director of Willow & Blake and frank body describes how […]
February 23, 2016

‘Capital investment helped us grow’

Aimee Marks wanted to find the right impact money to help her business TOM Organic grow. She shares the challenges and what it felt like when she […]
February 15, 2016
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21 Entrepreneurial business tips for making it big

Inspiring Rare Birds founder Jo Burston offers her top business tips for success. 1. Decide how badly you want it As an entrepreneur, the biggest decision […]
July 14, 2015
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Why anyone can become an entrepreneur

Many people will have ideas that could be turned into successful businesses. So what’s the difference between them and the entrepreneurs who turn these ideas into reality?
May 4, 2015
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4 Funding options for Australian entrepreneurs and SMEs

According to Ernst & Young’s G20 Entrepreneurship Barometer, Australia is one of the leading countries in the world for entrepreneurship. This is due to its education and […]
May 20, 2020
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PwC Australia: Paving the Partnership Gap with Rare Birds Mentoring

How do corporations eradicate their partnership gender gap when biased hiring and promotional practices persist? PwC Australia  invested in a mentoring program to ensure its leadership […]
May 21, 2020
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5 Win-Win Employee Retention Strategies

As the workforce evolves to embrace working from home as the new normal, business owners are looking for employee retention strategies that will enable them to […]
May 27, 2020
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Developing the Capacity to Pivot Your Career or Business in Disruption

By Dr. Jeri ChildersDirector of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, UTS Faculty of Engineering and Information TechnologyRare Birds Ambassador In light of COVID-19, I’ve really taken the time […]
June 9, 2020
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How to create a more inclusive workplace culture

While companies are finally getting the message that diversity plays a vital role in boosting a team’s performance, its twin – inclusion – is not so […]