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  • December 6 2019 Five smart ways to keep your business travel budget down

    According to Roy Morgan, there are currently 2.1 million business travellers in Australia alone.  For a country that is home to one of the world’s busiest flight routes (Melbourne – Sydney), this won’t come as a surprise to many, but as corporate travel continues to grow domestically, the bottom line impact on businesses is being Read More…

  • December 6 2019 Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs: Aaron Smith of KX Pilates talks about tough entrepreneurial times

    With the dream of establishing his own business when he was just a little kid, Aaron Smith is steadily on his way of achieving his goals. Starting as a personal trainer, he has now founded Australia’s largest pilates franchise with 60 studios currently operating across the country. KX Pilates is here to disrupt Australia’s existing Read More…

  • December 4 2019 Let’s talk: Co-workers

    Negative co-worker relationships can have detrimental impacts in and beyond the office if left unresolved. These toxic relationships can take a toll on a co-worker’s productivity, safety and health, ultimately impacting the business’ performance as well as your own. It can feel challenging to navigate and resolve negative co-worker relationships, especially when your co-worker may Read More…

  • December 3 2019 Deloitte Australia crowned best Aussie workplace for new dads

    Deloitte Australia has taken out the number one spot in the 20 Best Australian Workplaces for New Dads 2019 List published by HBF’s Direct Advice For Dads. The idea behind the HBF’s list publication is to encourage more businesses to offer parental leave policies that also considers new dads, not just mums. Working with research consultancy Read More…

  • December 2 2019 Talking innovation culture: Adam Westwood of Roam, shares his experience on creating a culture of creativity

    Today our podcast guest is Adam Westwood, who is Head of Operations at Roam – a digital product design studio. Adam’s role focuses on leading and growing the Roam Sydney team. He manages a team of product designers, developers and product managers to deliver for a whole host of clients. Roam generally believes that organisations Read More…

  • November 29 2019 Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneur: Errol McClelland on his strategy, surprises and future plans

    The second Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneur that we are happy to interview this week is Errol McClelland, who has single-handedly taken his company TurmeriX from a market stall in Victoria to a global distributor – with his product now in 12 countries. This is all in just three years… TurmeriX is a healthcare business based on Turmeric, Read More…

  • November 28 2019 Have your phones stopped ringing? This may be why

    Today, while our phones are never out of reach, we largely avoid talking on the phone. Ironically, most people use mobile phones primarily for email, texts, internet search, social media and other apps rather than as a phone (ie. to make and receive calls)! Why? It’s true that there are many other forms of digital Read More…

  • November 27 2019 Let’s talk: Recruitment

    Hiring the wrong person, at any stage of business, can be extremely detrimental and costly in a number of ways that aren’t only financial. Of course there are the associated costs with spending time replacing that person, and the on-boarding and re-training of the newbie… and the more times you have to do this to Read More…

  • November 25 2019 Clear generational differences seen in attitudes towards work: New study

    Recent research from GoDaddy reveals that there is a clear difference in attitudes towards work between the different generations. The global study was conducted by Savanta in April and May of this year. The local sample comprised 500 respondents, distributed throughout Australia including both capital city and non-capital city areas.  “Small business,” in this context, Read More…

  • November 25 2019 Why the payments industry needs to champion workforce diversity

    It’s an undeniable fact that the financial services industry is currently undergoing massive changes. While a stable global payment ecosystem is more critical than ever, the advent of neobanks and open banking are challenging industry norms and ushering in a new era of disruption. For decades, the incumbent financial institutions and payment solution providers dominated Read More…

  • November 22 2019 Roby Sharon-Zipser, hipages co-founder and CEO, tells his entrepreneurial story and shares valuable lessons

    Today our guest is Roby Sharon-Zipser who is the co-Founder, CEO and the Executive Director, at hipages. hipages is the place you go to for hiring a trusted tradie – as a website and as an app. The company was founded in a garage 15 years ago by Roby and his friend David. With a network of Read More…

  • November 20 2019 Family business The Jolly Group starts funding for ambitious expansion

    The Jolly Group is becoming the first café group to raise funds on online investment platform ​Birchal​. The Victoria-based, family-owned business comprises of The Jolly Miller Café & Patisserie, with 12 company-owned non-franchised outlets in Victoria (and a further 6 opening in 2020) and its wholesale kitchen Fig Food Co, which services hundreds of cafés Read More…

  • November 20 2019 Let’s talk: Social media

    Today in business, social media cannot be ignored. Most of your customers are likely to be active social media users on at least one platform… so if you’re not reachable online in a social way, you could be missing out. When used strategically, social media can be highly effective in building brand loyalty and driving Read More…

  • November 19 2019 Andrew Laurie, serial entrepreneur, reveals non-negotiable traits of business owners

    Today our podcast guest is Andrew Laurie, whose business expertise comes from a career as a salesperson, as a CEO, as an entrepreneur and as a business coach. After a serious accident, Andrew set his life and business ambitions – literally from the hospital bed – and he has systematically ticked them off since then. Read More…

  • November 18 2019 How to safeguard your future job security in an ‘old school’ workplace

    With digital skills, automation and transformation dominating economic and workplace debate, Australian employees are feeling increased pressure to keep up. Skillsoft’s recent Mind the Gap study of employees across Australia and New Zealand shows a staggering 70 percent of employees believe their jobs are undergoing change due to digital transformation. The study also shows that Read More…