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How These Four Australian CEOs Are Using Innovation to Future-Proof Their Business

How These Four Australian CEOs Are Using Innovation to Future-Proof Their Business

Today’s businesses are having to aggressively pivot and strategise if they want to succeed in a constantly changing world. By embracing change rather than reeling away from it, …


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 …


The Impact of Cyber Crime Why Cybersecurity Should be Your Priority

The Impact of Cyber Crime: Why Cybersecurity Should be Your Priority

While most of us are sleeping, a professional, cyber-military-trained team is attempting to fight off wave after wave of cyber attacks. And that’s necessary in a world in …


Cyber Support not top of mind for Australian CEOs

Since the Australian Privacy Act’s introduction 30 years ago, the dramatic evolution of technology has created extraordinary changes, challenges and opportunities in the way personal information is collected …


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 …


Liberate the workforce using technology

Liberate the workforce using technology 

At a roundtable recently, The Executive Connection discussed how new and emerging technology will change, and already is changing the way people work; evolving to a point where …


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 …


The (r)evolution of business

  The combination of globalisation and the dizzying rate of technological advancements means that the corporate world is on the brink of a Fourth Industrial Revolution. At a …


The key to successful change management for CEOs

The key to successful change management for CEOs

Throughout Fortune 1000 companies, change management has been estimated to only have a 50 percent success rate. Some estimates even place success rates at as low as 20 percent.  Acquisitions, …


Marketing technologies to support your sales strategy

Marketing technologies to support your sales strategy

Marketing strategies are growing in complexity every day. From social media advertising, mobile advertising, and content marketing to paid advertising and email marketing — how are today’s organisations …


The guide to marketing metrics that really matter

It’s easy for a business to become overwhelmed with the sheer amount of marketing data that it has collected. But marketing data isn’t just ‘data’, it is critical to improving …


Inbound marketing: A new way of marketing

63 percent of businesses now report that generating traffic and leads is one of their top marketing challenges. A few decades ago, it was commonplace for consumers to rely …


Staying relevant in a disrupted industry Lessons from Eckersley Group

Staying relevant in a disrupted industry: Lessons from Eckersley Group

Businesses need to move with the times, something that Tom Eckersley quickly realised when he took over his father’s company, Eckersley Group, with his brother in 1991. Providing …


How to unlock data in your business

How to unlock data in your business

Big data is currently a global industry worth an estimated $130.1 billion — and it’s expected to grow to more than $203 billion by 2020. Businesses in all industries have …


How to build a foundation for exponential business growth

How to build a foundation for exponential business growth

Growth is a balancing act. Grow too quickly, and you run the risk of over-extending your organisation. Grow too slowly, and you may be eclipsed by the competition. …


Supercharge your goal setting with these tips, apps and hacks

Find the right tools to help you stay accountable and achieve your goals You can now boost your business and personal life by matching goal setting guidelines with …


Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur but not everybody has a plan

Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur but not everybody has a plan

As news continues to break that Snapchat defied the odds and raised over $1.8 billion in funding, many people have been reminded of the money to be made …


If we don’t innovate...we’re toast

‘If we don’t innovate…we’re toast.’

In June the CEO of Commonwealth Bank said his business will be ‘toast’ within a decade if it fails to successfully innovate, describing it as an ‘existential imperative’. …


Looking into the Future: Blockchain Technology

Looking into the Future: Blockchain Technology

Blockchain is perhaps the most radical innovation of the last few years – and perhaps one you haven’t yet heard of. With banks believing blockchain technology is the …


What you need to know about disruption

What you need to know about disruption

Why are there no more Blockbuster chains? No more Borders book stores? Why did Kodak declare bankruptcy in 2012? When disruption hit, innovation took too long. We call …


Technology isn't your roadblock in the digital world, people are

Technology isn’t your roadblock in the digital world, people are

The world’s connectivity is growing at an exponential rate. While this may be exciting from a consumer’s point of view, it’s giving Australia’s business leaders plenty to think …


perfect storm for SMEs

From Atlassian to Zappos the writing’s on the wall…it’s the perfect storm for SMEs.

As we see the dawn of a new focus on innovation in our government, it’s the perfect time to look to enterprise to see what innovation looks like …


What is SEO

What is SEO?

In the 21st century, being a business leader is as much about being present in the digital sphere as it is about meeting in person. As businesses have …


What are the top issues affecting SMEs

What are the top issues affecting SMEs?

SMEs represent some of the most inventive companies within Australia, with the size to move quickly and seize business opportunities that larger companies cannot match. Many people are …


The 10 sites and apps every executive should be using

The 10 sites and apps every executive should be using

There are plenty of apps that can help a CEO achieve highly. Here are 10 which can add value to a business leader and boost their productivity. The …


Is your business agile enough

Is your business agile enough?

For business leaders, the challenge is now to develop a strategy that is agile enough to meet the demands being placed on them and adjusting quickly. The world …