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  • April 8 2019 How to choose the right person to run your business

    Business owners that are looking to take a step back from their business need to find the right person to run it, which can be a difficult task. To get it right, there are three key questions to ask, according to Andrew Laurie, entrepreneur, CEO and elite business coach.  Andrew Laurie said, “Business owners need 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…

  • November 30 2018 Making Mistakes Meaningful

    Know when to walk away.

  • November 27 2018 Christmas party fails and how to avoid them

    What not to do this Christmas period.

  • November 2 2018 How HR leaders can become advocates for software compliance

    How to cultivate a culture of compliance throughout the company.

  • October 3 2018 3 steps to scale your business

    The secrets to scaling a business.

  • September 18 2018 Why I hired my hubby

    An entrepreneur discusses her experience hiring her husband.

  • May 17 2017 Five productivity hacks for time-poor SMEs

    When you’re a time-poor business owner whose attention is being pulled in all directions by competing obligations it can be difficult to focus on improving productivity. And while a growing customer base is good for the bottom line, if you’re a ‘one-man band’ you might begin to feel like you’ve bitten off more than you Read More…

  • January 16 2017 Why more employers are financing MBAs

    As the war for employee talent heats up, more and more companies are funding graduate management education for their brightest and most senior employees. The main reason for organisations taking this approach is to reduce staff turnover and strategically invest in both the employee and the company. Today, between one-in-five and one-in-ten students at some Read More…

  • December 16 2016 Perfect your project planning: effective solutions for better team collaboration

    Teamwork feels good when you all get together to get something done, and it can be a whole lot easier to find some effective solutions to any number of problems, when you work out the best way of achieving the best team collaboration possible. Software that is developed by someone such as www.avaza.com to fulfill Read More…

  • September 2 2016 Tips for successful digital transformation: how IT pros are leading the way to business success

    With IT teams largely responsible for its success, digital transformation has plunged IT professionals into the spotlight – for all the right reasons. You have to hand it to IT professionals. They keep critical systems running with limited resources, they configure networks like it’s no big deal, and they are often the first to recognise Read More…

  • April 6 2016 Keeping it local: Aussie small businesses that are making their mark

    Allianz Australia took some time to speak with a couple of Aussie businesses that are ‘doing it for themselves’. The owner-operators of Naturally Gifted spoke with us about what it’s like running a micro-business. Businesses that choose to create and provide locally made or locally sold products and services continue to shape not only the Read More…

  • March 10 2016 Risks of legal non-compliance

    Undertaking an annual legal health check of your company is one of the best decisions you will make for it’s reputation, growth and for your sanity. Compliance and risk management don’t sound very sexy but they are crucial to having a sound business and are drivers to achieving business excellence – we call it Future-Proofing. Read More…

  • March 3 2016 Managing your business remotely

    Owning a business is sometimes one of the most rewarding experiences a person can have during their life. However, it is not all easy and most of the business owners complain about not being able to manage their business when they are away from office. Unless and until you have a strong team of dependable, Read More…

  • March 1 2016 The top qualities of a great leader

    Leadership is the ability to direct, create, inspire and influence. It requires flexibility; leaders must roll with the punches, be open to change and continuously look for opportunities to move forward. Most importantly, leadership is about motivation. It is about growing others while they work with you towards a common goal. Great leaders have specific Read More…