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Leadership
  • September 13 2019 Your staff and their use of social media: Where to draw the line between work and home

    The boundaries between home and work are often blurred – particularly with the growth of the internet where our lives are increasingly public. A whole generation is entering the workplace who have grown up with social media, sharing their lives online, whilst many, perhaps less savvy workers might be using the various platforms to communicate Read More…

  • September 13 2019 5 crucial lessons learnt from building a startup home bakery, plus a startup tech company

    Cupcakes and technology. These two words don’t really belong in the same sentence together. Throw the word “startup” in there and you’ve got some weird word salad. Yet, I’ve somehow mashed it up in the title of this article and as I dissect the lessons I’ve learnt, it’ll all piece together like a perfect recipe. Read More…

  • September 13 2019 Turning over $20m with TumeriX: Ex police officer Errol McClelland’s “a-ha!” moment

    Errol McClelland, 62, is a former butcher and Victorian police officer, who three years ago launched a healthcare business based on Turmeric, which is now available in twelve countries with an annual turnover of $20million.  Errol created health food brand TurmeriX after researching and developing a range of turmeric-based products, prompted by his own health Read More…

  • September 11 2019 Let’s talk: Coulda, woulda, shoulda

    This week we asked business leaders what they’ve learned throughout their career; the highs and the lows, and importantly the lessons they have learnt from the journey.  Sharing with you their first-hand stories on what has worked for them, we provide you with over fifteen expert commentaries on what you should do the first time Read More…

  • September 6 2019 Global in under two years: Face Halo founder Lizzy Pike reveals her success story

    Lizzy Pike is the co-founder of Face Halo, an only 2-year-old product that is changing the game of removing make up and pushing the sustainability movement on a global scale. With just a splash of water, the product removes all make up and dirt. In just a 12 month period, Face Halo has replaced around 370 million wipes Read More…

  • September 6 2019 The evidence-based pathway to becoming an Australian corporate leader

    The pathways to success for Australia’s top 50 ASX-listed CEOs have been revealed for the first time, in the most detailed examination of who our corporate leaders are, and how the community ranks their performance. University choice, country of birth, average age, international experience, undergraduate degree, social media use and whether the CEOs were promoted Read More…

  • September 4 2019 Building a life: how to step back from daily operations and make family and life a priority

    Many people start a business with the aim of spending more time with family or more time on hobbies or self-development, only to find that the business needs them there 24/7. Hobbies and family time go out the window, and the business owner finds themselves with even less freedom than they had when working in Read More…

  • September 4 2019 Let’s talk: Boom or bust

    Should businesses be interested in cryptocurrencies? Do the pros of such influential cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin really outweigh the cons? The crypto market has been around for just over a decade, and in that time it has continued to exist and thrive despite doubters and critics’ words of warnings. Some say that the entire market Read More…

  • August 30 2019 From the automotive industry to the jewellery industry: Jackie Damelian’s entrepreneurial journey

    Jackie’s involvement in her family’s customer-centric automotive business for several years has later come to shape and inspired the emergence of her own successful company, Jackie Mack Designs. Her shift into the jewellery industry has been nothing short of successful since its relaunch in November 2018. Since launching, Jackie Mack Designs has continuously surpassed monthly targets with a Read More…

  • August 28 2019 Let’s talk: Marketing

    In our Let’s Talk discussion today, we’re sharing the insider tips from small businesses that have marketed a new product or service, and what they’ve learned from that process. A well-executed marketing plan drives a small business’s growth, and by considering fully the product or service you’re selling, and how it’s going to impact the Read More…

  • August 27 2019 Overcoming the challenges of managing larger teams

    Successful business owners aren’t automatically great team managers however, as the business grows, the importance of managing teams grows along with it. And, regardless of how well the business is run otherwise, if a business owner can’t attract and retain top talent, it will be difficult to continue to grow in the long term, according Read More…

  • August 26 2019 What your employees really think about AI

    Recently, Dynamic Business attended the 2-day Gartner ReImagine HR event to hear the new trends, reports and insights from HR industry leaders and share them with our readers. HR leaders from all over Australia came together to uncover and discuss the latest HR and leadership trends, best practice, challenges and opportunities. One of those discussions was from Jonathan Read More…

  • August 23 2019 Staff reward schemes play an important role in building loyalty

    Retaining experienced and key staff is a core focus of many small businesses. An increasingly mobile workforce means taking a “job for life” is rare. The national average tenure in a job nowadays is three years and four months according to the Commonwealth figures, while a 2019 Deloitte survey out of the US suggests 49% Read More…

  • August 23 2019 “Say yes and think about it later” – Anaita Sarkar’s ethos for running two successful businesses

    Anaita Sarker founded Olivia&Co, an Australian personalised accessories online retailer, 3 years ago and then went on to launch Hero packaging, a 100% bio-degradable and eco-friendly packaging shipping solution, just last year with her husband Vik. She oversees two successful companies, has two children and is a guest lecturer at Macquarie University. So, there’s a fair bit Read More…

  • August 21 2019 Let’s talk: Big brands

    Do big brands outshine small businesses and take away their chance at success? Or… do you believe their foundations leave a stage for small businesses to climb up on to? Simply put, are they friend or foe to SMEs? As we know, markets are mainly dominated by the major brands, as they are the ones Read More…