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  • September 6 2019 The evidence-based pathway to becoming an Australian corporate leader

    The pathways to success for Australia’s top 50 ASX-listed CEOs have been revealed for the first time, in the most detailed examination of who our corporate leaders are, and how the community ranks their performance. University choice, country of birth, average age, international experience, undergraduate degree, social media use and whether the CEOs were promoted Read More…

  • September 4 2019 Invest in tech if you want to grow your business: Xero data insights

    Xero data insights links Australian small business growth to technology spend.  Call for small business to take a ‘first mover’ advantage to quickly adopt new technologies Warnings to avoid a digital divide between big and small business in Australia  Xero, the global small business platform, has today released new data from Xero Small Business Insights 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…

  • September 3 2019 Parkable raises NZ$4.6 million in first-round funding

    Parkable, Australasia’s fastest-growing parking app, has raised NZ$4.6 million in its first significant funding round led by Spark, New Zealand’s leading digital services company.   The funds will be used to increase Parkable’s dominance of New Zealand’s shared economy parking market, further develop its presence in Australia and China and explore new international markets. In Read More…

  • September 3 2019 How to spot if your business is in trouble

    Cash flow is the lifeblood of any business. A decent cash flow allows a business owner to pay staff and suppliers, meet their tax office obligations on time and deal with operational expenses – as well as making money for the shareholders and providing the funds needed to grow. Despite this, it’s frightening how many Read More…

  • August 30 2019 From the automotive industry to the jewellery industry: Jackie Damelian’s entrepreneurial journey

    Jackie’s involvement in her family’s customer-centric automotive business for several years has later come to shape and inspired the emergence of her own successful company, Jackie Mack Designs. Her shift into the jewellery industry has been nothing short of successful since its relaunch in November 2018. Since launching, Jackie Mack Designs has continuously surpassed monthly targets with a Read More…

  • August 29 2019 Local baby product review startup raises $5.5 million for national growth and China expansion

    Australia’s first baby product review site, Tell Me Baby, has today announced it has completed a $5.5 million capital raise in a bid to accelerate its growth within Australia and prepare for its e-commerce launch into China, as parents become increasingly conscious of the products they purchase for their children. The raise was led by Cornerstone Read More…

  • August 28 2019 Dynamic Business Podcast: Jessy Marshall, PR expert and small business owner

    Dynamic Business editor Loren Webb interviews Jessy Marshall, Public Relations expert and business owner.  We discuss Jessy’s PR tips for small businesses including what the benefits of PR are, when you should engage in PR and how to fight the right agency or consultant for your needs. Jessy also shares her story on launching her Read More…

  • August 28 2019 Understanding your small business loan options

    You can have the best business idea in the world but if you don’t understand the loan options available to you, you could sabotage your chances of success. There are all kinds of people running all sorts of businesses; not all of them have a background in the finance industry. So, when you find yourself 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 27 2019 Overcoming the challenges of managing larger teams

    Successful business owners aren’t automatically great team managers however, as the business grows, the importance of managing teams grows along with it. And, regardless of how well the business is run otherwise, if a business owner can’t attract and retain top talent, it will be difficult to continue to grow in the long term, according Read More…

  • August 27 2019 New ‘Locify’ app set to help out local small businesses

    Local businesses can often struggle to compete with the big brands, but they can now incentivise customers easily by rewarding customer loyalty in an innovative way, thanks to new startup Locify. It has been developed and launched by Brisbane entrepreneur Meyrick Adams with the support of Phil Gunter, who designed and built Virgin Australia’s Velocity Read More…

  • August 26 2019 What your employees really think about AI

    Recently, Dynamic Business attended the 2-day Gartner ReImagine HR event to hear the new trends, reports and insights from HR industry leaders and share them with our readers. HR leaders from all over Australia came together to uncover and discuss the latest HR and leadership trends, best practice, challenges and opportunities. One of those discussions was from Jonathan Read More…

  • August 23 2019 “Say yes and think about it later” – Anaita Sarkar’s ethos for running two successful businesses

    Anaita Sarker founded Olivia&Co, an Australian personalised accessories online retailer, 3 years ago and then went on to launch Hero packaging, a 100% bio-degradable and eco-friendly packaging shipping solution, just last year with her husband Vik. She oversees two successful companies, has two children and is a guest lecturer at Macquarie University. So, there’s a fair bit Read More…

  • August 22 2019 What are the 6 most common employee payment errors made by major companies?

    When we think of major companies, we often assume that they have a large team of highly trained payroll professionals working to ensure that staff are getting paid properly – however this is not the reality for many organisations. In the last few months, we’ve seen two major food retailers come under fire for underpaying Read More…