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Let’s talk: Late payments

Late payments: Top mistakes small businesses make when dealing with late payers A new report from Xero, the global small business platform, revealed for the...

The fusion of CEO and CFO is the future of HR

Byline: Alicia Roach, Director of QHR and Creator of eQ8 With so much buzz around “The Future of Work” it seems only natural to think...

The five keys to a successful business partnership

Byline: Ak Sabbagh Nothing is of more importance to a successful business than working with the right people. When it comes to partnerships, that’s even more...

Trust and the role it plays in creating strong customer relationships

Byline: Charles Heunemann, Managing Director, VP Asia Pacific for Natterbox Limited Acclaimed American author Dr Stephen R. Covey argued that in all our relationships we...

Julie Hirsch and Nicole Lamond: The new 2-woman business that just raised $1m capital and won over Woolworths

Julie Hirsch and Nicole Lamond have founded Eloments, the world's first organic tea enriched with plant-based vitamins and minerals, designed to give consumers a natural...

Let’s Talk: Leadership

This week for our Let's Talk discussion we ask the experts about leadership, and the one business rule they swear by concerning it. At recent...

Science, art or corporate fad? What does an executive coach do… and do you need one?

In 2005 I received a call from my best friend who was attending a Coaching Psychology Conference held at the University of Sydney. She...

Putting your money where your audience is – online

Byline: Karen Lewis, Head of Digital and Ecommerce, Salmat While online sales might count for a fraction of your total sales, the influence the internet...

4 ways new workplace technologies are helping leaders build more productive communities

By Luke McNeal, Director, Workplace by Facebook A successful business is a business that gets the most out of its prized assets - its people....

Failure will help us win

Byline: Petr Adamek, CEO of Canberra Innovation Network In Australia, we love to celebrate success. Whether it’s kicking a goal on the football field or...

7 social media fails businesses need to avoid

Byline: Nicola Moras We all know that the best way to ‘be out there’ these days is to be on social media – after all,...

Use it or lose it! Top tips for maximising your remaining marketing budget this EOFY

By Garth Anesbury, Owner, Kwik Kopy Hilton As EOFY looms, it is important to use up your marketing budget to ensure you aren’t shortchanged next...

What to look for in PR agencies and how they can maximise your business exposure

Byline: Jessy Marshall founder of Hive HQ PR can be a very grey area for some businesses and understanding why PR should be part of your...

Let’s Talk: Sales Secrets

For our Let’s Talk discussion this week, we are talking about selling - the crucial element that keeps all businesses alive. The ability to...

The future of fintech in Agribusiness

Thought leadership byline: Sam Fitzpatrick, Agribusiness Lead, Western Union Business Solutions Agribusiness in Australia: the lay of the land Australia’s agribusiness sector is currently estimated to be...

Let’s talk: Investments

Today we are talking about investing. Specifically, what small-to-medium businesses are choosing to invest in to further expand their success. It can be a tricky...

What makes a successful CEO: How to set yourself up for success

By Elizabeth McIntyre, CEO of Think Brick Becoming CEO is an enormous achievement but no one really explains that it is often a lonely role....

Agility: a business strategy

Byline: Brad Newton, DocuSign, VP APAC We’re in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution, marked by extraordinary technological advances. For businesses it can sometimes...

How to go niche without alienating your existing market

If I had to distil everything I’ve learnt into one tidy takeaway, it’s this - specialising is the key to building a sustainable and...

Getting ready for the EOFY: A how-to-guide for businesses

By Mark Chapman, Director of Tax Communications with H&R Block With just a few weeks remaining until the end of financial year, many businesses will...