Working in a fast-moving consumer goods company is exactly that: fast-paced, ever-changing and full of both challenges and opportunities. In the last 20 years, I have faced many barriers and obstacles that I have had to overcome. While they can be difficult to navigate and sometimes stressful, the good thing is that for each challenge,… Read more »
It’s hard to build a successful small business – let’s get that out on the table right from the start. The small business graveyard is littered with dead bodies of the hundreds of millions that dared venture before you, originally filled with crazy hopes, dreams and aspirations. These googly eyes most likely blinded them from… Read more »
Being bold is crucial to breaking through the noise and differentiating yourself in business. CEO of the 65-year Australian skincare company Ella Baché, Pippa Hallas, shares why stepping into your power and making bold moves is good for business. Hallas became CEO of Ella Baché in 2009, just after the GFC hit. She found herself… Read more »
Peer-to-peer car sharing startup Car Next Door has doubled its marketplace revenue, with 100 per cent year-on-year growth since 2015. With that growth rate comes a lot of new hires, training and systems to make sure the organisation can handle the fast progression, while maintaining its reputation and work culture. Car Next Door Chief Operating Officer… Read more »
With 25 years’ experience in sales and marketing, Paul Carroll is no stranger to the highs and lows of business. In that time he’s been involved in three start-ups, felt the full brunt of the ups and downs that come with that, and still managed to have fun along the way. This is Paul’s story of… Read more »
As the CEO of JCurve Solutions, a company that’s focused on empowering growth for small businesses through technology, Stephen Canning has heard a lot of advice. He reveals the worst that he’s received to help you steer clear of it. The Worst Advice I’ve Heard About Business Strategy Developing your business strategy is a lot… Read more »
Many business owners fear tracking the metrics of their social media performance as there are so many different metrics, it can be confusing to know what to focus on. However, the downside of not measuring the results of your strategy is, by neglecting solid data you can be unaware of your strengths and weaknesses and… Read more »
This week on Kochie’s Business Builders, how to break into the lucrative Chinese market. Find out how a fashion designer came up with a creative cash flow solution and a self-made millionaire‘s advice on building wealth.
What can you do this year to ensure 2017 is their best year in small business yet? Here are 7 important strategies to help put you on the road to success. # 1. Rest and read As we know the whirlwind of being a business owner operator can provide a tremendous sense of achievement, however it… Read more »
Setting up a business for the first time is a daunting yet exciting adventure! These steps will help you on the track to success.
Peta Wessell and Jain Da Silva are the founders of handbag label Pete + Jain. Since launching their business several months ago, these savvy business women have seen their operation grow ten-fold. Now this two-woman-band have set their sights on expanding internationally but aren’t quite sure how to make the first move. To help them… Read more »
As small business owners we start our business with a picture of how we want our business and life to be.