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5 Mistakes that will destroy your business

Running a business takes a lot of hard work. There are many business owners looking for ways to improve their overall business model. Sometimes,...

Meetings: how to turn a cost into an asset

Meetings often become a work based social function on company time and at company cost. The thought of socialising with fellow staff and being...

Coaching the ‘busyness’ out of business

Small businesses are at the heart of our economy, with more than two million operating across the nation and more than half a million...

The key to lean performance: Aiming for dynamic improvement, not static efficiency

Lean techniques are a popular choice for organisations seeking to reduce the use of resources, eliminate waste, work smarter and improve efficiency. In particular,...

Batch your business & save yourself a day a week

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Even more business tools you wish you had 10 years ago

There are so many apps that can help your business run more smoothly and free up some time for you to focus on what you do best. Here are a couple of essential ones to invest in if you're looking to lessen your accounting and bookkeeping burden.

How to deliver great customer service in a multi-channel world

To deliver quality customer service, businesses must work to understand the customers’ needs, how they like to buy – in-store, online or a combination of the both – and how to accommodate these requirements. Here are some simple ways to do this effectively.

How to reduce business waste for the benefit of your bottom line

Did you know that 95 percent of what you do in your business to deliver a product or service is actually considered non-value added, or waste, in the eyes of the customer? If you address this during the production process, it is possible to cut costs. Here's how.

Focus on customer service or fail, retail expert warns

Clothing retailers are being urged to perk up their customer service or continue to experience gloom and doom when it comes to sales. One retail expert has three pieces of service advice every store owner should live by if they want to stay in business.

How to build a bigger business on a shoestring

There’s a lot of good advice out there about how to start a business on a shoestring. A topic that gets less attention however, is building a bigger business on the same premise. Here are some ideas every established business can act upon.

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Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...