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When did you last ask your customers if they were happy?

Communication. It's an essential ingredient in any relationship and yet we often underestimate its importance. 

Unfair Contract Terms: ACCC Enforces New Laws

The ACCC introduced new laws on 12 November 2016 which extended to cover small business contracts and afford protection from unfair contract terms.

Puzzle Solved: Internal vs. External Bookkeeper

With so many small businesses failing in the first five years, finding the right bookkeeper can be instrumental for long-term success.

Want to grow revenue without taking on more staff?

Growing a service-based business isn't easy.

5 lessons for boards from the Weinstein scandal

The Weinstein scandal has shown boards what not to do when there are serious accusations of harassment against a senior organisational figure.

John Wylie's six ways to improve your risk culture

The danger of being a stationary target has never been greater for business, writes leading banker and investor John Wylie AM FAICD.

The Private Company Pay Controversy

 Many private company executives are envious of the equity incentives received by their peers in listed companies, referencing individuals that ‘cashed out big’ for just doing their job.

What is business intelligence - and what problems can it solve?

What is business intelligence?Often when we think about business intelligence, we think about algorithms and machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Designing superior customer experiences

A big part of creating a positive customer experience lies in identifying ways to make your customers’ lives easier. In other words, taking away the pain points.

The 5 key barriers to integrating advanced marketing analytics

Implementing and integrating advanced marketing analytics is one of the toughest decisions facing many businesses over the past few years.

5 trends of the robot revolution

Automation will transform jobs, businesses and the economy. Beverley Head surveyed the data and spoke to the experts on what directors need to know. 1. Automation will replace some jobs

Recognising the signs of disruption

Disruption: It’s become the latest buzzword in business, and is likely being heard with increasing regularity in every boardroom across Australia – and so it should be, because no industry or business

Seven strategies for better SCADA data protection

Although supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA) are vital to the operation of a broad spectrum of critical infrastructure including manufacturing, transport and energy networks, they

Growing your business in a low growth environment

Almost every conversation I’ve had with the market over the last 12 months has had one underlying theme, and that is profitable growth.Perth has been in a deflationary environment for some time now.

Low Pay-No Way!

Market Practice 

Four quarters with Mike Fitzpatrick

In the thick of football finals season, we spoke to former AFL chairman, Rio Tinto director and Subiaco ruckman Mike Fitzpatrick about AFL governance and how as a director you know when it's the right

Strengthen Your Business in a Down Market

The effect of a downturn in the market has strong implications on businesses of all sizes.

The gap between saying and doing: how to address cognitive dissonance in your customer base

Cognitive dissonance, in essence, is the gap between what you say and what you do. It's when your words, thoughts or actions contradict your beliefs.

4 questions directors must ask to lead their organisations through the digital age

Today all businesses are technology businesses.

Has the role of your Accountant done a full circle?

Rewind 100 years and you have an accountant who took an active role in their clients’ family affairs. They’d sit around the dinner table to talk numbers and balance the books with the manual ledgers.

Why four seconds could be killing your business online

If this page took more than four seconds to load, there’s a good chance you wouldn’t be reading it right now.

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