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  • June 4 2019 Agility: a business strategy

    Byline: Brad Newton, DocuSign, VP APAC We’re in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution, marked by extraordinary technological advances. For businesses it can sometimes feel like a bumpy road, but you really can do more than just hold on for the ride. Through economic downturn, industry upheaval, changing customer preferences or technological transformation, businesses Read More…

  • June 3 2019 How to go niche without alienating your existing market

    If I had to distil everything I’ve learnt into one tidy takeaway, it’s this – specialising is the key to building a sustainable and scalable business. The most memorable brands do one thing – or a handful of things – really well. They don’t try to do it all. Going niche has endless benefits. It Read More…

  • June 3 2019 Getting ready for the EOFY: A how-to-guide for businesses

    By Mark Chapman, Director of Tax Communications with H&R Block With just a few weeks remaining until the end of financial year, many businesses will be taking stock of the year just gone and planning for the year ahead. So what are some of the key issues your business might be facing as it looks Read More…

  • June 3 2019 When it comes to security, there is no finish line

    Byline: Jim Cook, Regional ANZ Director, Malwarebytes The introduction of the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme (NDBS) in February 2018 focused the attention of Australian businesses on security. Since that time, there have been more than 800 breaches reported – the majority of them from the healthcare sector. With this focus in mind, the business sector Read More…

  • May 31 2019 Why do major companies keep getting caught in employee underpayment scandals?

    Every few months sees a major employee underpayment scandal – companies announcing that they have made payroll errors that have impacted thousands of employees – go public. Examples are the $43 million error by Rebel Sport this year, the $2 million error by Lush Cosmetics last year, the $1 million in underpayments by Maurice Blackburn Read More…

  • May 29 2019 Let’s talk: Disruption

    What’s the next big game changer in tech? There is ongoing major disruption in all industries at the moment due to tech. Whether you are embracing the changes within your organisation or not, it is undeniably happening. Lots of new business opportunities come from technological advancements and can completely change consumer culture. Think of contactless Read More…

  • May 28 2019 How brands can better and effectively use influencers

    Influencer marketing isn’t as simple as choosing an influencer with a high number of followers to post an ad for you. In 2019, there have been a multitude of changes that have taken place in the influencer marketing world which brands need to factor into their strategies to get the most ROI. Consumer expectations around Read More…

  • May 27 2019 What are your obligations if an employee is sick during their annual leave?

    When most people think of taking annual leave, they don’t anticipate spending that time either sick in bed or in hospital with a family member. However, the reality is that unforeseeable events can occur and potentially derail an intended vacation or any leave plans. So, what are an employer’s obligations if their employees get sick Read More…

  • May 27 2019 Surviving workplace bullying: 5 steps to success

    I’m a former victim of extreme workplace bullying. For more than three years, I worked in the global resources industry in Australia, running health and well-being programs and striving to create safe, healthy and productive work environments for a mostly-male workforce. To anyone looking in from the outside, it would have seemed I was powering Read More…

  • May 24 2019 How to scale up your business globally – and effectively

    Byline: David Link, CEO & Founder of Verrency Overseas expansion is often considered for homegrown companies looking to increase their revenue and customer base. While the lure of international expansion can be promising, it is no easy path in understanding a new environment and also being able to upscale existing operations. Your capital and human Read More…

  • May 24 2019 Why selling online makes smart sense for Australian service businesses

    In the services game and looking to increase your sales? Selling to consumers online can complement the activities of your marketing team and open your company up to new customers and market segments. Australian buyers have no issue parting with their cash over the net; in fact, the reverse. Their love affair with ecommerce shows Read More…

  • May 23 2019 Why media training is important for business leaders

    Byline: Leisa Goddard, Managing Director of Adoni Media With the explosion of social media and the insatiable 24-hour news cycle, it’s more important than ever for business leaders to have the confidence and skills to make the most of every media opportunity. Too many business owners and C-suite executives don’t know what to do if 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 22 2019 Let’s Talk: Growth

    From unicorn to decacorn – are these newly bred startups here to stay? With seemingly more and more workers breaking free from the chains of the corporate world to embark on their own business journey, seeking a better life quality and meaningfulness, we’re asking whether those startups are here to stay… or whether they will Read More…

  • May 22 2019 How do verbal promises become legally binding?

    Dynamic Business revisits a highly interesting topic on how verbal promises become legally binding, what that looks like and when it becomes “official.” In 2013, Lachlan McKnight gave us his expertise on the matter, helping small business owners understand where that line is.  Lachlan is the CEO of LegalVision. He co-founded LegalVision in 2012 with Read More…