Strategy

Labor calls on federal government to ‘urgently’ develop national ransomware strategy as cyber attacks increase

Shadow Assistant Minister for Cybersecurity Tim Watts and Shadow Home Affairs Minister Kristina Keneally are calling on the federal government to develop a national ransomware strategy that will make Australian targets less appealing to cyber criminals.

The pandemic pivot: 5 ways coronavirus shifted HR priorities

With the ups and down during the pandemic, one thing remained clear for businesses: exceptional HR is not an optional extra – it’s a necessity.

How your business should approach reducing headcount following the end of JobKeeper

As JobKeeper closes, businesses may need to reduce headcount to keep wage bills affordable. Here's how to approach a restructure legally and effectively...

How business crisis pressures can produce disruptive diamonds

Disruption waits for no one, especially not a pandemic. Innovative thinking should be top priority during a crisis. Read on...

How to keep business costs down, while still achieving your strategic goals

Making cuts to costs that are too deep can impact employee and customer satisfaction. Don’t cut costs enough, it can embed inefficiencies into the business or threaten viability. So...

Vollebak: How to succeed by breaking all the rules

Steve and Nick Tidball don’t believe in following the rules. The British twin brothers ignored traditional business thinking when they co-founded Vollebak in 2016,...

The secret ingredient of a successful franchisee

By Aaron Smith, KX Pilates founder Many in the franchising industry believe that you shouldn’t recruit franchisees with zero business experience. Here’s why I think...

Making teamwork work

Team days often have a poor reputation and, because it is so hard to get it right, allocating time and effort to team effectiveness...

6 tips for building millions in revenue

Former HR Manager, James Trenerry turned a $40,000 debt into a successful KX Pilates franchise enterprise, generating a revenue stream of $2.5 million. Here...

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...

How three small Victoria brands grew from social media

More and more small businesses are growing their brands using online platforms and building presence, following and revenue. The power of social media was something...

Best employee benefits to retain your workforce

Employee benefits, when implemented properly, are among the most effective ways to motivate staff and bring out the best in your people. Staff will...

The 5 Step Plan to a Winning Social Media Presence

Every business wants to increase their enquiries and get more clients. The wonderful news for you is that you can use social media in...

Boring brochure-ware or lead generation powerhouse? Optimising your web site will drive customer engagement and demand

More often than not, your web site is the first form of contact prospects will have with your business, so are you putting your...

Don’t be afraid to shake things up

Don’t keep doing the same thing and expect a different result.

Staying true to the core

There is a special ingredient when it comes to small business success and leveraging this ‘special ingredient’ can make all of the difference to...

Are you solving your most valuable problems?

Businesses are under incredible pressure from constant deadlines and the need to deliver short-term results. Business leaders want immediate outcomes, which creates a culture...

How The disruptive Uber Business Model Is Changing the Way Business Owners Think

"Uber changed the way business owners think and work in more ways than are instantly noticeable," says Maria Bellissimo-Magrin, CEO of creative marketing agency Belgrin. Here she...

How to compete with the big guys when attracting talent to your small business

Attracting the right talent to your small business can be an uphill battle and as challenging to a business owner as any other macro...