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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.

How to manage your money before moving

You worked hard your entire life and are now ready to fulfill a lifelong dream of retiring abroad. So, what will it...
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Befriending technology: Here are tools to help small businesses work smarter

While post-lockdown restrictions are easing, the situation remains complex in Australia and there are many restrictions that remain which will prevent businesses returning to ‘normal’ for the foreseeable future.

Business after COVID-19: What does the future of packaging look like post-pandemic?

The packaging industry has demonstrated its ability to adapt. It is perfectly placed to re-inject confidence into consumerism and contribute to our recovery beyond the pandemic.

Creating a new colour palette of business KPI’s – transactional and human

Before you get caught up in rolling out the old canvas of well-worn and at worst tired measurement based KPI’s, how about starting with a blank canvas and pigments that represent both the technical and human (behavioural) measures of success?

Here’s how to make your app startup stand out to investors [SPONSORED]

If you’re unsure where to begin when it comes to finding serious investors or what shape your startup has to be in to even get in a room with one, let’s go over your approach here.

Key predictions for the post COVID-19 transformation of flexible workspaces

For many employers, single headquarters with high densities in an open plan environment no longer seems like the best idea post COVID-19, and many will need to re-think their strategies to cater for what I call a “distributed workforce” model.

How to (re)build your team’s culture in a post-lockdown Australia

As Australia slowly begins its march out of strict lockdown, it’s time for business leaders to refocus their energies on rebuilding their team’s culture from the ground up.

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How to pitch sales and marketing ideas to your boss with...

If you work in sales and marketing, part of your job is to demonstrate your value. In fact, this is a universal rule in any workplace. So, how do you get the attention of your immediate boss – team leaders, sales managers, marketing direc-tors, the CEO or even the Board – to, ultimately, make your ideas happen? Check out this FREE REPORT

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Five essential things to get right if you want to raise...

So you’ve got a brilliant idea, or maybe you’ve even started building your nascent business, but you think it might help to bring on some extra money. You try to raise the money, but wherever you go it seems there are roadblocks and challenges, and it’s difficult to know where to start. To help tackle this tricky tropic, we interviewed Bryan Vadas. He’s the founder of iPledg (Australia’s leading crowdfunding platform for creative, commercial, charitable and community projects) and Capital Exchange Australia (an education and funding platform for startups).

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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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