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Management
  • April 1 2019 7 steps to better data management

    Managing data correctly and as efficiently as possible is crucial for all businesses as data is the very basis of what organisations are built upon. It covers clients, contacts, employees, forecasts, investors/investment, past business failures, past business successes, and lots more meaningful information that, when managed correctly, can help to grow an organisation and minimise Read More…

  • April 1 2019 The four leadership “blind spots”

    A recent Dale Carnegie survey of over 3,300 employees has identified four leadership “blind spots” – the aspects of leading that are currently not being considered, acknowledged or even seen as existing in the first place. When these “hidden” leadership qualities are addressed and properly carried out in the workplace the overall job satisfaction of Read More…

  • March 27 2019 Let’s talk: Generational Gap

    How can we show the value that millennials bring to the work place? With millennials (currently people aged around 23-37) starting to fill up the majority of work spaces, there is a definite change of culture that is shifting the way businesses operate, work and think. A desire for flexibility, autonomy and social inclusion brings Read More…

  • March 22 2019 Why businesses must embrace automation for future success

    Automation is a driving force behind a changing workforce in which mundane tasks are no longer part of most job descriptions and workers are freed up to contribute strategically and creatively to the organisation. This makes it imperative for businesses to understand and embrace automation, and to comprehend how the future workforce will evolve. By Read More…

  • October 26 2018 How call centres can ensure millennials have a good experience

    Top tips to impress millennials.

  • October 12 2018 Why SMEs need to get smart about corporate travel

    Do you know how much time and money you are spending on business travel? For many businesses the answer is no, and they’re missing out on valuable savings. This is where SMART Corporate Travel can help. Designed specifically for Australian SMEs, this new online travel platform drives significant savings and efficiencies. Below are five of the Read More…

  • August 16 2018 How millennials are changing talent

    Data indicates stereotypes of millennial talents are not true.

  • May 30 2018 Remote employees: How to prepare for the Remote Revolution

    The need for flexibility in the workspace is growing – sometimes even as far as to a workspace on the other side of the continent. Working remotely is becoming increasingly popular, both on the employer side and on the employee side. Even though it might not be the right choice for every organisation, many opportunities Read More…

  • May 23 2018 Ten easy steps to avoid unexpected downtime

    In an era of digital connectivity and data dependency, continuous access to electricity has never been more critical for Australian small businesses. Yet, many are still unprepared despite the widely reported rise in blackouts stemming from increased infrastructure pressures, greater demand on the grid and unpredictable weather extremes. Eaton’s Annual Blackout Tracker not only revealed Read More…

  • May 10 2018 To win over customers, embrace technology that puts them at the heart of your business

    The world is in midst of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’, an era characterised by an avalanche of digital innovations changing what customers expect from businesses. In the realm of small business, operators are having to embrace technologies like the cloud, social, mobile, and artificial intelligence (AI) to find, win and retain today’s consumers –more connected Read More…

  • January 30 2018 Will this be the year of risk or opportunity?

    More than 2500 years ago, Greek philosopher Heraclitus declared the only constant in life is change. In the early days of 2018, his words have never been more accurate. But why is it that some organisations thrive in this environment while others wither? What’s the secret to success in a constantly evolving world? On the Read More…

  • December 5 2017 Dealing with ‘difficult’ people at work

    We’ve all encountered ‘difficult’ people in the workplace. Whether it’s a boss, a colleague or a subordinate, it’s challenging working in close quarters with someone whose personality or approach to work doesn’t always gel with our own and who pushes our buttons. You know who I’m talking about – the sort of person who rarely listens to Read More…

  • November 13 2017 The five key things to consider ahead of purchasing insurance for your business

    As a business owner, dealing with insurance can easily slide down the priority list.  Not many people look forward to answering bunches of questions or filling out pages of paperwork, and nobody in their right mind gets excited about paying insurance premiums. But what if you had a really bad day at work? What if Read More…

  • June 22 2017 Mature age workers: the talent pool that will help boost your business’s bottom line 

    Just as Australia’s population is ageing, so too is the nation’s workforce, with an increasing number of workers seeking to remain in employment longer. According to Susan Ryan, who was Australia’s Age Discrimination Commissioner up until 2016, this is a huge opportunity for employers. ‘Good business sense’ Tapping into this growing talent pool, Ryan explained Read More…