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Featured Workplace: River City Labs

River City Labs (RCL) is one of Brisbane’s leading accelerator spaces for early-stage and startup businesses. Founded in 2012, the residence now houses 40 businesses from Queensland’s entrepreneurial scene. Here are the photos.

Featured Workplace: York Butter Factory

York Butter Factory (YBF) is a co-working space for technology startups that has a singular vision: to provide Melbourne’s best entrepreneurs with an environment where they can — and I quote — “get shit done”. Here are the photos.

When Should You Let A Client Go?

When you’re at the nascent stages of growing your business, you’re not only trying to seek out new customers but also looking to retain the existing client base you have. Unfortunately, not all customer relationships you have will be smooth sailing. So what happens when you’re faced with a difficult client? Is it better to stick it out or is it better to get rid of them? Let’s find out.

Featured Workplace: Slack Melbourne

Slack is a cloud-based team collaboration tool that originally launched back in 2013. A few months ago, the company opened the doors to its Asia Pacific headquarters in Swanston Street, Carlton. The heritage-listed structure was originally a brewery used to store barely and hops in the early 1900s. Some of the original silos have been seamlessly incorporated into the workplace. Here are the photos.

Featured Workplace: Stone & Chalk

Stone & Chalk is an independent, not-for-profit Fintech hub based in Sydney that houses more than 80 Australian startups. We checked out their impressive digs during a guided tour — here are the photos.

Reckon One Now Lets SMBs Issue Invoices That Can Be Paid Through PayPal

Accounting software company Reckon had added a new feature to its cloud accounting platform that allows customers to issue online invoices to their own clients that can be paid through PayPal. The new feature is targeted squarely at small and medium business (SMB) customers. Here’s what you need to know.

Featured Workplace: Flick Electric Co

“Electricity is sexy and very exciting!” Jessica Venning-Bryan, general manager for brand for Flick Electric Co, said. Flick is a start-up that’s shaking up the power business in New Zealand. Now, I’d say for most people, the idea of an electricity company doesn’t exactly match up with words like “sexy” and “exciting”. But just like how Flick is changing the way consumers consume energy, it’s also turning the stilted corporate culture associated with big power companies on its head. Their vibrant office is a reflection of that and in this week’s Workspace, we will be exploring Flick’s base of operating in Wellington.

How I Work: Guzman y Gomez's Mark Hawthorne

Mark Hawthorne is the CEO of Australian Tex-Mex fast food restaurant Guzman y Gomez (GYG) and the former managing director of McDonald’s in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Here are his productivity regime, favourite tools and work habits.

How I Succeeded: Temple And Webster's Mark Coulter

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business leaders for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Mark Coulter from Temple and Webster.

How To Make Effective Videos That Build Your Brand

Video is a powerful medium. It transcends the written word in a lot of ways and can be used not just to entertain but to help companies communicate their brand message. You might think that only large organisations with big budgets can make brand videos that are truly engaging. Not so, according to video review platform start-up Wipster. In fact, smaller businesses can make videos that can bolster their brands — without breaking the bank — if they follow some simple rules.

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