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Opinion
  • June 26 2019 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 about “The Future of HR”.  Certainly, it feels like there is a shift occurring in the field. The external imperatives are there with, technology, globalisation, growth, change and consolidation. The Read More…

  • June 24 2019 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 crucial. The person you work with can make or break your business, your prosperity, and by extension, your wellbeing. So, the stakes on picking the right business partner are Read More…

  • June 5 2019 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 worth $256 billion,[1] with the economic impact reaching communities around the country. Currently more than two thirds of agricultural commodities produced on Australian farms are exported each year, with production Read More…

  • May 23 2019 You don’t have to do everything; the power of outsourcing in small business

    To achieve my business mission, I cannot be bogged down creating websites, running social media campaigns, building sales funnels and doing my own PR. If I want to do what I do best, I leave the rest to the best. This is otherwise known as outsourcing. It is easy when you start a business to Read More…

  • May 21 2019 Interview discussion: the qualities of a great leader

    Ben Foote, CEO of the Australian Institute of Management, shared his insights into the skills and strategies on upskilling and staying relevant in an ever-evolving workforce in an exclusive interview with Dynamic Business. As automation technologies take over more routine, people at work will spend over 60 percent more time using technological skills and over 40 percent Read More…

  • May 21 2019 How to get a brand 10 times your size to join forces with you

    If you’re itching to get on board with a much bigger brand, and feel that the timing is right, you need to go about it the correct way. Importantly, working together has to be a win-win for both parties. These are some of the strategies I’ve used to get much larger brands to hop on board. Read More…

  • May 21 2019 Preparing for an IPO? Here are 4 things to consider in your PR strategy

    Going public is a huge step for any company. Taking a company from private to public through an IPO (or ‘initial public offering’) and listing on the stock exchange is a process that can take months, or even years, of planning, preparation and execution. Amid the myriad of tasks involved in preparing for an IPO, Read More…

  • May 20 2019 Let’s Talk: Competition

    Today we posed the question of competition, and whether the big financial institutions can survive without Fintech or not. We know that competition in the banking landscape is very low, with the big 4 still holding most of the power in the market. It’s been a subject that we have discussed a lot at Dynamic Read More…

  • May 14 2019 The power of human connection

    In a world where businesses grow more alienated from their customers every day, the rise of AI and chatbots threaten to cut out human connection entirely. One single negative customer experience can result in the loss of a potential loyal and lucrative client, and these are the times when businesses need human intervention. Automated customer Read More…

  • May 13 2019 Five things you need to know before selling overseas

    The advancement of technology has radically changed the way that consumers browse for items and make purchases. Shopping online for items overseas has become as normal as picking up a bottle of milk from the local corner store. Consumers around the world now expect to be able to browse international brands at anytime, anywhere and Read More…

  • May 13 2019 IT vendors are missing out middle sized companies

    Byline: Florian Malecki, International Product Marketing Senior Director at StorageCraft Remember Jan Brady in the ’70s sitcom The Brady Bunch? She was the awkward and often overshadowed middle child stuck between a glamorous older sister and an oh-so-cute little sister. Well, when it comes to IT infrastructure, that’s exactly how midmarket companies feel—like the overlooked Read More…

  • May 6 2019 3 reasons to buy mum a socially conscious gift this mother’s day

    Mother’s Day is coming up and we all know the drill – time to come up with a good gift idea for Mum! But how many candles and spa vouchers can one person really receive? And while flowers are always beautiful, wouldn’t it be nice for mum to receive something a bit different? How about Read More…

  • April 30 2019 Why this entrepreneur believes character outweighs IQ in business

    Byline: Jim Penman, the founder of Australia’s largest home-service franchise, Jim’s Group. Change character, and I believe you can change the world. I strongly believe this is also the case in business. The real key to success is temperament People think the key to success is knowing things, and that does matter, but the real key Read More…

  • April 29 2019 How to start a business from scratch

    Taking the leap of faith to establish a small business can be incredibly daunting. By no means an easy task, the myriad of formal loops to jump through, combined with business plans, prospective employees and the like, can be overwhelming. There are currently 2.25 million small businesses in Australia with that number growing each year. Read More…

  • April 29 2019 Is podcasting the new team learning?

    I’ve noticed something dramatic occurring in my field of work. As a facilitator of change for teams and individuals I used to be invited to spend several days with teams over a year or more to undertake long term engaged learning that was face to face. People wanted to sit together in a room and Read More…