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Lessons learned as a people-first leader

Thomas Jensen is not a typical CEO who has made a career by climbing the corporate ladder. “I didn’t have the cynicism it takes to get to the top,” he says of himself.

Here are the top 3 ways how big data is empowering retail decision-making

As online sales grew, a new trend emerged, in which shoppers would do their research in the stores and then make their purchase online, after shopping around online for the best deal.

Aussie businesses need to embrace hybrid working in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

According to a study by Slack, 1 in 2 workers would quit their jobs if employers provided no hybrid work offerings and forced full-time office work on them.

Whizz deepens online home services market position by acquiring Removal marketplace.

Furniture removals are worth upwards of $2 billion dollars in Australia”*. With WHIZZ’s expertise in on-demand marketplaces, combined with our category knowledge and proven track record, we are well positioned to disrupt the relocation industry in Australia.

Aussie duo develop Fieldd for SMBs struggling to grow out in the field

Harrison Lingard and Garo Tanzi are the creators of ground-breaking software, aptly named fieldd, and have quite literally put love and money on the line to blaze a trail for Australian STEM and start-up industries.

BRC Group backs local businesses to future-proof the economy despite pandemic woes.

Investment incubator fund, BRC is backing Australian businesses to help future-proof the local economy in the event of another COVID, or the next airborne outbreak.

Which career should you choose when playing in EVE online? [SPONSORED]

Wherever there is intelligence in the universe, there is also going to be conflict, and in EVE that couldn’t be any different. By taking a career in the military of your chosen empire you are sure to see a ton of action throughout the galaxy.

What lessons are available for corporates to learn from farming businesses?

Typically, you’ll see this mindset passed down from generation to generation, with decades or even centuries of constant care and consideration. For the truly successful farming businesses, a farm, brand or food product becomes a household name that lasts for decades.

Back to the future to revisit my sweet spot; entrepreneurs should revisit market gaps

When my opportunity to exit for $39 million presented itself, I thought it was time to seek new opportunities and travel the world.

Which factors are influencing the price of Bitcoin and other crypto currencies?

If you’re interested in taking advantage of the recent Bitcoin boom by buying the coin on an exchange, or trading it through derivatives (such as CFDs) via a broker like easyMarkets, you first need to understand what factors influence the price of this token.

5 tips for women entrepreneurs to succeed in the business world

If you are a female entrepreneur, you might feel as though you are at a disadvantage. You may struggle to find mentors, or you may walk into meetings where it is assumed that you are a subordinate.

How freelancers can climb the career ladder after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Industries hit hard by COVID shutdowns are drastically reducing their headcount and with the end of JobKeeper last month another 150,000 jobs are at risk of disappearing. In response, millions of workers around the world began freelancing for the first time, as a way to insulate themselves against the economic uncertainty.

Experimentation with adventure in creating new life designs for pleasure in work

Imagine this for a moment. Working three days a week and exploring the beauty of another State the other four.

Beam Australia launches $1.5M world-first start-up to improve diversity, tackle burnout and support hybrid...

Beam helps organisations improve hybrid and flexible work design, recognise new risks in a hybrid workplace, create a more inclusive workforce and tackle fast-accelerating issues such as employee burnout.

Entrepreneurial approaches in tackling your business’ growing pains

Successful growth comes down to five important traits: people, process, training, culture and technology. If you can get these five in place, you’ll be well on your way to true, sustainable growth.

Why you should consider developing systems and software in-house from scratch

Of course, there are always pros and cons to developing your own systems. The obvious con is simply having the time and resources to design and build an entirely new system from scratch.

A look at the Hospitality industry, one year on from the onset of COVID-19...

The adoption of digitisation just doesn’t stop at restaurants and cafes though. It has reached anywhere food and beverage is sold including stadiums and theme parks.

Hyper announces marketing partnership with Ask Marketing to assist with Go To Market Strategies

Hyper is setting the strong foundation for a founders’ success early on in partnering with Ask, which will enable them to safely launch their go-to-market mission to achieve sustained success and potential virality. Together, it’s a winning combination.

Why the catapult effect is key to long term success for Australian SMEs

The catapult effect is where businesses have to pull back on everything due to a crisis – such as COVID – and reduce spending, hiring, buying inventory and so on, but at the same time also improve their operations.

The inaugural Tech Nation International Growth Programme launches in Australia

This week sees 11 red-hot UK tech scale ups kick start the Tech Nation International Growth Programme in the land Down Under, stimulating jobs, new ideas, partnerships, and investment into Australia’s technology sector.

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Inbound Marketing Reloaded with James Tuckerman [FREE REPORT]

Leads always must come before sales. Then, it’s your job to build trust, educate, create rapport and demonstrate why your product and service is better than the alternatives. However, the tools at your disposal to achieve these outcomes -- to connect with strangers, to convert them to suspects, then prospects, then customers -- are constantly changing. That’s why we created this cheat sheet. To re-visit traditional inbound marketing strategies, and offer some helpful tactics to help ‘old school’ organisations embrace ‘new world’ tactics and strategies.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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