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What the winners are investing in their Employees

What the winners are investing in: Their Employees

Is your organisation investing in your greatest asset? As the global marketplace shifts, organisations are attempting to find new ways to remain competitive and innovative. Recent trends have …


Fraud in the Family Business

Fraud in the Family Business

In the last week I have heard three stories of fraud in business. Each of them happened to occur in businesses owned and operated by families. I have …


The new KPIs for modern businesses

The new KPIs for modern businesses

From Twitter to SnapChat, many of the most recognisable corporations in the world are making virtually no profit. Square, FedEx, and Amazon aren’t just industry giants; they also …


CEOs hit the ground running, but need to future-proof for long-term success

CEOs hit the ground running, but need to future-proof for long-term success

Growth, hiring, and effective decision making were the key challenges for Australian CEOs during 2017. Now with 2018 in full swing; technology, culture and productivity will be the …


The top 6 areas CEOs need to explore in 2018

The top 6 areas CEOs need to explore in 2018

It’s not your imagination: business is changing at a much faster pace than ever before. What was once considered market disruption is now commonplace — and CEOs are …


Creating a company culture Lessons form Consolid8

Creating a company culture: Lessons form Consolid8

Consolid8 is an accounting firm that was originally built on the experience Managing Director Tanya Titman developed providing management accounting solutions. From that basis, Tanya realised there was …


3 important considerations fuelling CEO decision-making today

3 important considerations fuelling CEO decision-making today

At a recent TEC conference, over 300 members were asked about the biggest decision they’ve made in the last 90 days and the biggest one they will make …


Most popular TEC articles so far in 2017

Most popular TEC articles so far in 2017

TEC’s blog is comprised of an extensive list of resources suited to the eyes of SME CEOs and executives. If you missed one of our weekly posts, below …


How to outsmart your biases in business decision-making

How to outsmart your biases in business decision-making

Everyone has biases, from the newest entry-level employees to seasoned CEOs. It’s crucial that business leaders are aware of their biases. CEOs who are unaware of their own …


5 Leadership styles and when to apply them

5 Leadership styles and when to apply them

An effective leader motivates and guides employees, targeting their strengths and weaknesses so that both the employees and the organisation can succeed. The relationship between leadership styles and employees, …


A guide to company culture from 5 successful businesses

A guide to company culture from 5 successful businesses

Developing a strong sense of company culture pays off. Employees who are happy are up to 12% more productive than average workers, able to outperform their peers and consistently …


Authentic leadership and what it means for culture

Authentic leadership and what it means for culture

Authentic leadership: An approach to leadership that emphasises building the leader’s legitimacy through honest relationships with followers which value their input and are built on an ethical foundation. …


The first steps you need to take for change management

Strategic planning objectives have to be about much more than the financial impacts and considerations. Often they depend as much on an organisation’s culture and leader as the …


Leadership is risky - Are you for it or against it?

Leadership is risky – Are you for it or against it?

Leadership fundamentally involves three main elements: people, change and risk, as well as the preparedness to fail whilst trying for greatness. However, of all the changes currently affecting …


Culture Vs Strategy? Why not Culture+Strategy?

Culture Vs Strategy? Why not Culture+Strategy?

I recently wrote that one of my favorite sayings is ‘culture eats strategy for breakfast’. Today it is proposed that developing, implementing and living strategy can and should …


Superhero or Servant leader – You chose!

Are you a servant leader or a superhero? A bit of both perhaps? If so, which gives you more fulfillment as a leader? And which role is better …


Building a Winning Organisation. Why is it so hard

Building a Winning Organisation. Why is it so hard?

Every business leader wants to lead a winning organisation, so how come so many fail? A great line is ‘Culture eats strategy for breakfast’. The point being that …


3 ways to get your team thinking creatively

3 ways to get your team thinking creatively

For any business leader, it is important to remember that creativity isn’t an endless resource. Over time, a team can burnout and the ideas that used to spark …


Are you working on your corporate culture and values

Are you working on your corporate culture and values?

Many CEOs and business leaders can become fixated on concrete measures of business performance. Cash flow, share value and number of employees can all hint at the success …