Digital

Why your business needs an online profile

- March 20, 2018 3 MIN READ

Just a decade ago, when your mobile phone was little more than a brick in your pocket and driverless vehicles were wishful thinking, networking at business events was very important. In fact, if you didn’t go to them, your name and business were invisible to your local business community. Nowadays, with the business landscape moving… Read more »

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Business Basics

How I mastered my elevator pitch

- November 23, 2017 3 MIN READ

Everybody in business has a pitch. Whilst many pitches are refined by trial and error over time and serve their purpose well enough, I have my own ideas about elevator pitches. Maybe it is because, even after many years as an entrepreneur, I find that the hard sell is not where I am comfortable. I… Read more »

Business Basics

How to build success in regional Australia

- October 12, 2017 4 MIN READ

The majority of us grow up being indoctrinated into the belief that strong economic opportunities only exist in the city, and the idea of a sea change (or tree change) is reserved solely for retirees, hemp-wearing hippies, or mysterious tech billionaires. Yet we are seeing more and more examples of savvy, innovative change-makers ditching the… Read more »

Business Basics

Special offer: be inspired with Kochie

- June 21, 2017 2 MIN READ

One of my most influential mentors always says the owner is the biggest asset of any small business. Yes, clients are very important and so are customers. But you are the most critical component of your business. You are the creative, cultural and sales driver of your business. However, if you’re jaded, lacking enthusiasm, uninspired and burnt… Read more »

Experts

5 secrets of successful networking

- June 19, 2017 3 MIN READ

Everyone needs a network, whether you’re a manager who has just scored a promotion, a leader looking for their next move or a small business owner looking for the next growth opportunity.  Finding the right people, with the right knowledge and the right experience is key to your personal success. So what are the secrets… Read more »

Experts

How to network in your local community

- May 26, 2017 3 MIN READ

Gone are the days when networking your small business in the local community involved a ‘suburb specific’ listing in the Yellow Pages, an advertisement in the local paper and a prominent outdoor sign at the business address (with a name and phone number only). Today, there are an increasing number of home based, online and… Read more »

Resources

The new small business revolution

- February 21, 2017 2 MIN READ

Mentoring programs increase employee engagement, employee retention, and internal knowledge transfer; while also improving overall company culture. Unfortunately for small businesses, most of the technology companies who have built the software which could facilitate an SME mentoring revolution, circumnavigate them entirely in favour of prized enterprise clients. However, there is now a feasible and effective… Read more »