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How to use design thinking to be a better leader

How can design help you in business?

Meet the founder mixing things up

Dynamic Business has a chat to Nikalene Riddle.

Why freelancers could be the key to business success

Leveraging freelancers could help your business.

Why international recruiting is not just for big companies

International recruiting is important for small companies too.

The common investment mistakes you need to avoid

What mistakes are you making when it comes to investing?

The case for entrepreneurial all-rounders

In tennis, 20-time grand slam champion Roger Federer has carved out a successful career as an ‘all-rounder’. By accounting for different surfaces, opponent playing...

“Growth-stage IT ventures had nowhere to go”: Why an ex-All Blacks captain built a VC fund

New Zealand native David Kirk has worn a variety of different hats throughout his career. At one time, during the 80s, he captained the...

“In Silicon Valley, success means something much bigger”: startup specialist Colin Kinner

Colin Kinner doesn’t have much patience for the tall poppies of Australia or people who are intellectually dishonest in business. He does, however, have...

Chaotic, rewarding hyper-growth: zipMoney’s Larry Diamond on the fintech startup’s success

Any way you slice it, 2017 has been a blockbuster year for zipMoney. The Sydney-based fintech startup – a provider of point-of-sale credit and...

Entrepreneurial success is impossible without creativity: ‘zig when others zag’ and more tips

When it comes to building businesses, coming up with an idea is only half the battle. It is, however, a necessary key ingredient. Creativity...

“We have a huge way to go”: Why Sleeping Duck declined to share their mattress with a shark

The engineers behind rapid-growth mattress startup Sleeping Duck dived into the Shark Tank this week, but surfaced without a deal, after knocking back offers,...

Financial literacy, not gut feelings, key to female founders scaling past the $1m mark

Women have ‘boundless potential’ to lead multi-million dollar businesses but many are being held back by a lack of financial literacy, says Tanya Titman,...

Going out on an a high, making a global play: Nick Bell on WME Group’s sale and what’s next

Having sold WME Group for $39 million, this week, serial entrepreneur Nick Bell caught up with Dynamic Business to discuss why it was time...

Job Seeker platform Found scores $2.5m in capital and recruits new business advisors

Mobile recruitment platform Found has closed its most recent funding round, bringing its total funding to $2.5 million. Red Bull Holden Supercars owner Roland...

“Success: it’s a staircase, not a doorway” – key insights from five trailblazing businesswomen

Seventeen businesswomen were  inducted into the Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame this week. Now in its 19th year, the initiative celebrates female business owners, including social...

How to get your mojo back: top tips from the 2017 Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame inductees

What is mojo and why should having it matter to you? Mojo is having passion, drive and a clear plan to get what you want...

How EY’s Accelerating Entrepreneurs program will help Data Creative to take the world stage

Based on the global growth potential of her personalised video marketing start-up, Data Creative, Renece Brewster was recently selected to participate in EY’s 2017...

An MBA is best to make a good business great

If you have an entrepreneurial spark, with a focused passion and unwavering determination to start up your own business, you’re off to a good...

Don’t sweep failure under the rug, confront it

Most people have a hard time admitting they are wrong, but it’s even harder when you’re the role model, the leader, the chief. Yet,...

MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp: be quick, scholarship applications close Thursday

The internationally-renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp is taking place in Australia for the first time, next year. Three all-expenses paid scholarships...