Bridging The Gap Between Manager And Entrepreneur

Bridging the Gap between Manager and Entrepreneur

Two success facts, three key things to be wary of when making the jump and how to manage ideas. All this was covered by our panel in just 60 minutes at a recent breakfast meeting at the Institute of Managers and Leaders (formerly Australian Institute of Management).
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What Did You Say?

What did you say?

On the 13th February 30 entrepreneurs gathered at muru-D to learn about pitching and practice their pitch. What was the outcome? Here it is in the words of those who attended...
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Beta Workshop Comments

Beta Workshop Comments

I ran three Beta Workshops in 2016 which attracted over 30 attendees - Funding Startup to IPO, Perfect Pitch and Deal Diligence and Negotiation. Read what some of the attendees said afterwards...
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Startcon 2016 – And “con” Means?

Startcon 2016 – and “con” means?

Matt Barrie’s Freelancer ran StartCon 2016 this year and is not shy of stating his opinion… so what did the “con” mean? Was it short for conference? Or something else?
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12 Key Learnings From TiECon In Silicon Valley

12 Key Learnings from TiECon in Silicon Valley

To save you heading to Silicon Valley and wading through 2 days of conference I’ve selected the top 12 nuggets for you to digest… and challenge. You know I like to be controversial!
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TiECon Reflections

TiECon Reflections

Is TiECon Silicon Valley just another conference? What do you need to know if you decide to visit?
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DTO. Oh No, Not Again?

DTO. Oh no, not again?

The concept of the Digital Transformation Office (DTO) is great – Simpler, clearer, faster public services. But can it deliver? What does the Alpha release look like?
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Don’t Wait… Just Do It…

Don’t wait… Just do it…

Kudos to Ku-ring-gai their first business forum for innovation in local business. What did the Hon Paul Fletcher say and how did the local business man (me) respond? Read on to find out…
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Making A 3d Dinosaur & Cutting A Lamp

Making a 3d dinosaur & cutting a lamp

We only had three hours and were armed with a laser, printer and soldering iron. What could we possibly make?
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CSIRO’s Gentleman’s Startups

CSIRO’s Gentleman’s Startups

Spinout or start-up? What’s the difference? CSIRO’s Christmas Pitch event demonstrates the difference clearly…
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Crumple Map Won… What?

Crumple Map won… what?

A great idea – but will it work out? Could it work? How do we find out? Lean Commercialisation to the rescue. Where’s the back of an envelope when you need one!
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Report On UNSW Innovation Summit 2015

Report on UNSW Innovation Summit 2015

Why did 130 people attend the UNSW Innovation Summit? I joined those from Telstra, Linfox, News Corp to find out what would behold…
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