News

Business confidence higher but uncertainty on growth remains

- July 4, 2019 2 MIN READ

Businesses are more confident about the year ahead according to research by Roy Morgan with 53.9 per cent of businesses expecting to be better off financially this time next year. While business confidence is virtually unchanged since May (following an 11 per cent bump after the results of the federal election), the positive sentiments continued… Read more »

Features

7 trends that will affect the success of your business

- May 23, 2019 3 MIN READ

In an era where increasingly affordable technology innovations are helping small businesses compete on a nearly level playing field with large enterprises, the business owners who will be most successful will be those who can accurately predict the future in their industry and develop a vision of their place in that future. However, with both… Read more »

Features

Facing rapid business growth? Focus on your people

- May 16, 2019 4 MIN READ

As an entrepreneur, it is an incredible feeling when your small business begins to succeed. Suddenly sales are up,  business is booming. It is a thrilling time. But it’s also one of the most dangerous times for a start-up. In the entrepreneurial space, rapid growth is rarely all good news. It opens up opportunities for… Read more »

Experts

4 leadership tips to help you sustain business growth

- May 15, 2019 3 MIN READ

Promising start-ups often stagnate after a couple of years, so how can you sustain business growth? Good leadership means investing in your people and yourself to help the business thrive, writes Sabri Suby founder of King Kong, Australia’s fastest growing digital agency. Invest in your people No single person has ever achieved much on their… Read more »

Features

The 3 critical growth stages every SME should understand

- November 22, 2018 3 MIN READ

In life, change is constant. In business, planning for it will be critical to your success. And while change can be challenging (and painful!), if it’s anticipated and well-managed, it can be a rewarding and transformative process and result in innovations, improvements, and growth. To help you avoid some often-hazardous business growth pitfalls, I’ve channelled… Read more »

News

Is Tall Poppy syndrome holding back entrepreneurship

- October 30, 2018 3 MIN READ

Fear of failure and the Tall Poppy syndrome may be contributing to a lack of entrepreneurship in Australia according to new research by CGU Insurance. The CGU Ambition Index suggests Australia could benefit from massive growth if even a small percentage of those with ambitions to start a new venture were to do so.  … Read more »

Features

5 ways to work smarter, not harder in your business

- October 12, 2018 2 MIN READ

When a business grows, complexities start creeping in. Processes are added or adapted to suit the changing needs of the company. Orders and paperwork quickly pile up. With multiple systems for multiple purposes, the speed and accuracy of critical business reporting become affected. Small business owners are frequently feeling the growing pains of process inefficiencies. Here… Read more »