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What to do when a pivot opportunity knocks - Insight from Good Things

What to do when a pivot opportunity knocks

When you evaluate an opportunity, find the overlap of your current business, and the potential future business you can see if you did take the opportunity presented.
Business strategies for surviving and thriving throughout the pandemic and beyond

Business strategies for surviving and thriving throughout the pandemic and beyond

Answer any and all questions relating to the impact of the pandemic on your team’s job certainty and role requirements.
Ecommerce deliveries – The next act for environmental activism? - Doddle insight

Ecommerce deliveries – The next act for environmental activism? – Doddle insight

50 parcels can be delivered to one location, instead of 50 stops at individual addresses.
3 things an Edtech CEO did in his first year creating lasting value - Education Perfect

3 things an Edtech CEO did in his first year to create lasting value...

In March this year, I was just shy of completing my first year as CEO of an edtech company, and the first...
Tips and tricks: How to go from dad to entrepreneur in 7 Steps - Vistaprint head

Tips and tricks: How to go from dad to entrepreneur in 7 Steps –...

As a Dad first and an entrepreneur second, you are going to have to put in an immense number of hours into your business.
Safeguarding your business against the impending insolvency rise - Immediation

Safeguarding your business against the impending insolvency rise – Immediation

There is an increasingly important role for external mediators and facilitators to support Australian businesses and entrepreneurs get back on their feet by using their skills to ensure that the conversations that need to be had between employers and employees are handled clearly, consistently and compassionately.
Transitioning to a hybrid workforce - Expert insight from a technology chief at Poly

Transitioning to a hybrid workforce – Expert insight from a technology chief at Poly

Ultimately hybrid working is a change that offers both employees and employers flexibility and choice, where collaboration and communication drive productivity, and where businesses thrive through motivated and engaged teams.
Curiosity or Catastrophe – How managers can impact employees in the second wave

Curiosity or Catastrophe – How managers can impact employees in the second wave

Remember, as a manager you’ve had some practice at this in lockdown one, and whilst it feels different, there is a constant here.
Operating in the cloud to drive retail innovation - A Vend founder's take

Operating in the cloud to drive retail innovation – A Vend founder’s take

While this was once dependent almost exclusively on beautiful products and memorable service, savvy retailers are now leveraging the power of the cloud technology to build sophisticated, streamlined and sustainable businesses.
Whether you’re just getting started or have been running your business for years, making the decision to hire your first employee is a significant one, especially today in a time of increased uncertainty.

How to know when it’s time to bring on an extra pair of hands...

Whether you’re just getting started or have been running your business for years, making the decision to hire your first employee is a significant one, especially today in a time of increased uncertainty.
In the battle between freemium and free trial, there’s one clear winner - Zuora insight

In the battle between freemium and free trial, there’s one clear winner – Zuora...

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Technology Sydney and published in Management Science found that the free trial model is more effective than the freemium model.
Productivity: Hacks, habits and routines to efficiently and effectively run businesses

Productivity power up: Hacks, habits and routines to ensure businesses run efficiently and effectively

Even if we’re the most efficient, organised, time-management obsessed humans, it’s meaningless unless we’re also being effective.
COVID-induced digital transformation in different industries - MessageMedia

How different industries are taking on COVID-induced digital transformation

We’re seeing an understandable surge in requests for SMS, not only because of its high cut-through but also because of app fatigue.
Turn your human firewall from the weakest link to your biggest asset - Barracuda

How you can turn your human firewall from the weakest link into your biggest...

The best approach is to implement a simulation and training program to improve security awareness for your users.
Are you trying to be everything to everyone? - BrandQuest

Are you trying to be everything to everyone?

Segmentation allows your company to ‘tailor your offer’ in order to become differentiated, more meaningful and highly relevant to a discreet section (or sections) of the total market.
The threat remote working presents to company culture post-COVID-19

The threat that remote working presents to company culture in post-COVID-19 times

Leaders should take this rare moment in time to consider how their systems, processes, procedures, decisions and actions align to their overall purpose and values.
Open Banking is the first step in fixing a bigger problem - Lumi

Open Banking is the first step in fixing a bigger problem – an SMB...

Open Banking data being utilised will help somewhat, but the franking credit system heavily incentivizes investment into equities.
Digitising the packaging industry during the COVID-19 crisis - Packform

Digitising the packaging industry during the COVID-19 crisis: a startup co-founder’s take

As we head towards a new normal post-pandemic, the need to embrace change in the digital world is now greater than ever.
King Kong's Sabri Suby interviewed on marketing and how to grow a business

King Kong’s Sabri Suby interviewed on marketing and how to grow a business

With a service so measurable, I just couldn’t understand why agencies were hiding behind vanity metrics like impressions and click-through rates.
Remote Control for startups in the “new normal”: Succeeding with remote teams

Remote Control for startups in the “new normal”: Lessons from those who have succeeded...

Remote working must be a deliberate and well thought out model that, like all aspects of startup life, is a process of refinement and iteration to land on the most effective way of working.

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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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