Features

Keeping your team engaged in the wake of COVID-19

- March 26, 2020 3 MIN READ

With a lot of businesses moving to operate virtually in the wake of COVID-19, many employees are adjusting to remote working as the new norm. Remote working comes with its own challenges, including lack of human interaction and distractions from one’s surroundings, just to name a few, writes Claudio Cardile, ANZ Managing Director, Barco. It’s… Read more »

Features

12 time management mistakes that set you up for failure

- November 20, 2019 7 MIN READ

Time management is all the rage these days, and it’s easy to understand why. Most people, particularly small business owners and entrepreneurs, are working themselves to the bone. It’s been found that 70 per cent of us work beyond “office hours” and into the weekends. We’re working from bed, while eating dinner and when on vacation. This… Read more »

News

Nitro survey finds death-by-meeting and outdated tech crippling Aussie businesses

- December 7, 2018 3 MIN READ

Document productivity startup, Nitro, has found Aussie employees are wasting valuable hours battling outdated tech, mired in unnecessary meetings and trapped in poor workflow.  Nitro, surveyed more than 1,000 Australian office workers to better understand the productivity challenges faced by employees and discovered five primary pain points. 59 per cent of employees reported outdated processes,… Read more »

Features

Take control of your time with these 5 apps

- September 27, 2018 3 MIN READ

We live in a 24/7 state of connectivity. Yet business owners and employees often complain there is not enough time to juggle all their work. Endless emails, long meetings and the constant onslaught of information that comes our way every day can make it difficult to focus. Efficiency goes out the window and jobs fall… Read more »

customer innovation
Business Basics

4 types of innovation and the one most needed in Australia

- November 20, 2017 3 MIN READ

It made sense for the past couple of decades for companies to be pretty obsessed with operational efficiencies. As world commerce globalised, production shifted to the minimum viable economic location as established companies worked to reduce costs. Technology enabled better communication and access to working platforms between the developing and developed world. Company innovation The… Read more »

Growth

Your 4 step leadership plan

- March 9, 2017 2 MIN READ

Good leadership is the lifeline of any business and the growth of a business is strongly influenced by the quality of its leadership. Effective leadership in an organisation, regardless of the size of the business, can make a significant difference and can boost profits. So, how can your small business benefit? Find out here! This… Read more »

Business Basics

Free government funding for staff training

- March 1, 2017 3 MIN READ

Limited cash-flow is an oft-used excuse for putting off staff development projects in a small business. However, with the help of government funding, this doesn’t have to be the case. Offering training is great way to retain staff. A more productive workforce is also paramount for the bottom line. So, how can your small business benefit from subsidised training… Read more »