Leadership
  • January 17 2020 “Eighty-nine per cent were negative”; How Adala Bolto defied her critics

    What do you do when you’re running your startup and 89% of critics don’t believe your business will be a success? Well this is exactly the position Adala Bolto was in when she founded Zadi – fitness gyms designed for women, and her persistence led the business to have nothing but success.  We actually previously spoke Read More…

  • January 10 2020 From IT man to techpreneur: Kane Sajdak

    Kane Sajdak is a three time award winner of the Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Technology) and two time winner of the Australian Top 100 Entrepreneurs.  With a bunch of accolades under his belt and a background in corporate IT and technical infrastructure, Kane is also the Director of startup BITS Technology Group alongside long-time Read More…

  • January 10 2020 Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs: David Fazio on the importance of customer service and staying Aussie

    We are all too familiar with the pain of trying to get in touch with telecommunications companies and their lacking customer service. From endless time spent on hold to ineffective conservations with customer service in general, Australian users are tired and frustrated from trying to find a reliable internet service provider that pays attention to Read More…

  • January 9 2020 5 things I’ve learnt from launching 8 businesses

    A serial wine entrepreneur, I didn’t launch my career in business, but rather as an architect. I love building things and as my passion for great wine grew, I built a small side business called Wine Ark in 2000. The goal was to spend a few days a week on this hustle to fund my Read More…

  • January 8 2020 How to propel your company to greatness in 2020

    Sabri Suby is the founder of one of Australia’s fastest growing businesses and digital marketing agency, King Kong and author of international bestseller Sell Like Crazy.  Launched in 2014 out of Sabri’s home and completely bootstrapped, King Kong has grown to become a company of over 60 employees with major clients nationally and internationally. His company Read More…

  • January 8 2020 How trolls can help build your social media brand in 2020

    Trolls can be distressing and the bane of anyone attempting to grow a social media brand, but they don’t have to be. Social media expert Carissa Hill said openly and effectively dealing with trolls was a good way to build trust and respect on social media. “I’ve had my fair share of haters, when building Read More…

  • January 6 2020 7 in 10 Australian business leaders very confident of business growth in 2020

    Independent research by specialised recruiter Robert Half shows that Australian business leaders have among the highest levels of confidence in their 2020 business growth prospects of the thirteen countries polled. High levels of business confidence have, in turn, resulted in expansive hiring plans for the next calendar year as nearly half (46%) plan to increase Read More…

  • December 20 2019 Make Christmas season the most wonderful time to win customers

    For retail, November to December is typically the most wonderful time of the year, from a revenue point of view! On average, Australians spent $375 each during the recent Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales period, equating to total sales of around $1.3 billion . Next up is Christmas, with Roy Morgan predicting that Australians Read More…

  • December 20 2019 Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs: Yanir Yakutiel, Founder and CEO of Lumi

    Yanir Yakutiel is one of Dynamic Businesses’s Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs for his role as the Founder and CEO of small business lender, Lumi. After seeing a gap in the market for services that gave financial aid to small businesses, Yanir launched his fintech Lumi in October 2018, despite regulatory uncertainty with the Hayne Royal Commission.  Read More…

  • December 19 2019 The things keeping Australian business leaders awake at night

    New independent research from Robert Half shows that the main problems business leaders are facing right now (and into 2020) are mainly to do with tech, volatile markets, change management and talent gaps. These seem to the biggest concerns for business leaders as we approach the new calendar year, which are all framed by global macro-economic Read More…

  • December 18 2019 Let’s talk: End-of-year sales

    As the end of the calendar year approaches, and we are faced with the Christmas and New Year period, we are sharing how small businesses can bump up their sales and take advantage of this high spending time. With the The National Retail Association (NRA) reporting that Australians are set to splurge $14 billion nationwide Read More…

  • December 18 2019 Why leaders shouldn’t blame external factors for non-performance

    Managing the challenges associated with running a successful business requires leaders to consider both internal and external factors that could affect the organisation. However, when a business is struggling, it’s very rarely solely as a result of external factors. It can be tempting to blame external factors for non-performance or use them as an excuse Read More…

  • December 17 2019 How to lead a team: 6 qualities of a successful CEO

    Being a CEO doesn’t immediately make you a great leader. In my opinion being a great leader takes time and experience to understand how to navigate both the highs and lows that come with business. As the founder of 8 business, I’ve seen it all. I’ve led teams through busy and thriving periods, times of Read More…

  • December 13 2019 Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs: Q&A with Tim West

    Tim West, Director and Co-founder of 12RND Fitness, has been named as one of Dynamic Business’s Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs. Tim has a background in Health Science and worked as a personal trainer until 2014, where he saw an opportunity in the market to provide a sports-based form of fitness such as boxing to the public. Upon Read More…

  • December 12 2019 Business owners: How to be a boss in 2020

    Every business owner, big and small, needs objectives to stay motivated, keep their business on a healthy progression and for all their employees to feel a part of the process. A new year is a new opportunity to set goals, and with 2020 around the corner, there is no better time than now to ensure Read More…