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Let’s Talk
  • November 13 2019 Let’s talk: Diversity

    Not long ago we were discussing workplace culture on our Let’s Talk feature, and it brought to the surface how important it is to have a culture ‘add’ rather than just a culture ‘fit’, meaning that it’s important to seek alternative value from new employees – different in some way from the talent you already Read More…

  • November 6 2019 Let’s talk: Retaining talent

    It’s one task attracting talent in the first place, but once you have the right people in the door, how do you ensure the talent stays put? With very competitive talent pools for certain skills, it’s important to know what you can do as a small business owner or manager to cultivate a workplace and Read More…

  • October 30 2019 Let’s talk: Networking

    After interviewing many entrepreneurs and business leaders over the years, Dynamic Business knows how incredibly valuable networking is for creating opportunities for your business and career. In our podcast episode with Petr Adamek, for example, who is now the CEO of Canberra Innovation Network (CIN), Petr explained how he got to his position through a Read More…

  • October 23 2019 Let’s talk: New tech

    It’s 2019 and technology is always the talk of the town. Every business, and every person for that matter, uses technology in some way on a daily basis – whether dated or new, perhaps without even consciously realising.  However, those in the small business world that are joining in that conversation around tech regularly are arguably Read More…

  • October 16 2019 Let’s talk: Culture

    In the startup and small-to-medium business world, growing quickly is inevitable on the journey to becoming a successful company. We often associate startups and small businesses with great work culture, but when your team seems to be multiplying by the minute, how can you keep that same positive work environment when you are scaling rapidly? Perhaps Read More…

  • October 9 2019 Let’s talk: HR

    When on the hunt for a new team member, is it better to look for someone to fit the team environment or to chose the best person suited for the role?  It goes without saying that a candidate that ticks both of those boxes would be the ideal option, however usually there is a compromise Read More…

  • October 2 2019 Let’s talk: Ecommerce

    Considering the digital age that we live in, in today’s Let’s Talk we ask: Can a business survive without an online offering? We wanted to ask industry leaders whether they thought that it’s really possible for a business in 2019 to survive long-term without some form of ecommerce. We, of course, understand the importance of Read More…

  • September 25 2019 Let’s talk: Competition

    In today’s Let’s Talk, we’re asking “How do you survive in a niche market?” Competition is a constant consideration for all small businesses; understanding where you fit in your market, what your USP is and how to appeal to your ideal customer. Apply all of this to a niche market, and perhaps this becomes increasingly Read More…

  • September 18 2019 Let’s talk: Maternity leave

    In Australia, all employees are currently entitled to parental leave provided that they have worked for their employer for at least 12 months (this is slightly different for casual workers).  This entitles employees to to 12 months of unpaid parental leave. As well as this, the government will give eligible employees who are the primary carer 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 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 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 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…

  • August 14 2019 Let’s talk: My business rules

    Today’s Let’s Talk segment asks “how to nurture business growth through team bonding?” In the early stages of developing your business, how to grow it is a constant thought and worry – amongst many other things like turning a profit, gaining funding and hiring the right people.  With business growth, we often reference how financial Read More…

  • August 7 2019 Let’s talk: Startups

    Everyone wants to know the special ingredients needed to make a startup succeed. When dedicating all of your energy, time and financial investment into founding a company, there comes a huge personal drive to make it work no matter what the odds are. In those inevitable times of doubt and trouble on a startup journey, Read More…