Jess Sperlich

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The Global Rise of Female Entrepreneurs

Women’s entrepreneurship has hit a media tipping point. The question is: Is it just a passing media fad that will soon be a blip on the radar screen, or is it actually a real, fundamental economic force that’s reshaping the world? I think it’s safe to say that it’s the latter. Women-owned entities …

The one word missing from the election campaign: Entrepreneurs

by Amanda Gome<p>Don’t get me wrong. I love small business. And so, at last, do our politicians.<p>Never have I heard small business mentioned as much in …


H&M to open in Melbourne GPO in early 2014, as retail invasion continues

Swedish fast fashion brand<p>H&Mhas announced its first store in Australia. It is moving into Melbourne’s GPO building in the first half of next …

Abercrombie & Fitch

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Gina Rinehart’s postcard from Europe: Windmills, art and how Australia could be making money from prisoners

by James Thomson<p>The Dutch hate the windmills that give them clean power. Australia should look at getting non-violent prisoners to pay to avoid jail. …

Gina Rinehart

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Virgin Galactic ship blasts through sound barrier, reaches new heights in test

Richard Branson’s commercial space venture Virgin Galactic took one step closer to carrying tourists into space with its latest supersonic test …

Space Travel

Housing best of construction as apartments go backwards

House building and commercial construction are the brightest stars in a dim construction firmament, as apartment-building and engineering …


Emotional intelligence most important tool for SMEs, expert suggests

While business owners expend most of their energy focusing on planning, administration, cashflow, and getting through the day, one expert says the …



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Fairfax Media

Ambitious Women Face More Obstacles than Just Work-Life Balance

For the past year and change, the American conversation about women and leadership has revolved around challenges of work-life balance — which most of the time actually means “work-family balance.”<p>The women we’re hearing from — Anne-Marie Slaughter, Sheryl Sandberg, and the rest — aren’t jetting …