Digital

What I learned in 2017 as a start-up

- January 31, 2018 3 MIN READ

Andrew Joyce explains how his app Found Careers went from obscurity to fame in three short years. There’s a critical time in any start-up’s lifecycle. It’s the point that you become ‘A Thing’. This might sound strange, but for everyone inside the business (especially those who’ve been there since the beginning), it’s very clear when… Read more »

Features

How can you tell if someone is a ‘good hire’?

- September 15, 2017 3 MIN READ

Dr Amantha Imber, an innovation psychologist, best-selling author, and founder of innovation consultancy, Inventium, has helped many businesses innovate more successfully. She works with the likes of Google, Virgin Airlines and Commonwealth Bank. Here, she shares with Business Builders her personal interviewing processes to help you always get the best hire. According to Dr Amantha, there is… Read more »

Business Basics

How did China become so ‘hot’?

- July 3, 2017 4 MIN READ

Anyone who has visited the country recently knows the growth in China is real, and very visible. In 1950 some 544 million people lived mostly in villages; by 2015, the population had ballooned to 1.38 billion people, with 56 per cent living in cities. The scale of construction being carried out to accommodate this population… 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 »

Competition

WIN! $60,000 worth of small business support & lunch with David Koch! This competition has now ended.

- May 25, 2017 4 MIN READ

News flash: the lucky winner is Just Mums Recruitment! Just Mums Recruitment have won $63,727 worth of small business support from Kochie’s Business Builders experts including from KBB Digital 1 x Our Top of the Range Custom Website. Web Premier Package = $13,200, 1 x Enterprise Grade Web Hosting & Management for 6 months =… Read more »

Growth

Thinking of exporting? Follow these steps!

- May 2, 2017 3 MIN READ

The decision to export, or enter into an export-related contract, is a great opportunity for many small businesses to grow and expand sales. Before entering into any form of export activity, you should address these six considerations to ensure your small business is set up for export success: Management commitment and resources Expanding or investing… Read more »

Features

5 clear-cut steps to ace in sales

- April 26, 2017 3 MIN READ

Without sales you have no business. And for most starting a new business there are often no funds to employ a sales team. As well as the CEO, CFO, designer, bookkeeper, marketing guru, etc., you also need to become the sales authority in your business. You may have full confidence in your product or service… Read more »