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Professional Development
  • November 12 2015 Introducing the Tinder for finance professionals

    Networking: the single most powerful marketing tactic to accelerate and sustain success for any individual or organisation. The new-to-industry finance broker, Edwena Dixon tried to network, but to no avail. And there were a number of problems. In her experience, non-industry specific networking groups were ineffective and industry-specific initiatives were often just “old boys’ clubs, Read More…

  • November 5 2015 “We knew we were on to something:” The transpacific partnership closing the gender gap in entrepreneurship

    Isolation, lack of mentoring and lack of access to professional advice and services are some of the many challenges women face in business today. The 2014 Dell Gender-GEDI Report, a 30-country analysis of the conditions that foster female entrepreneurship found that globally, women and men are not on a level playing field in terms of Read More…

  • October 22 2015 It’s all about networking physically, not digitally

    The digital age has given us a lot to be thankful for. With the ability to transfer information freely and quickly, we have never been better connected with information, resources and people. It’s easy – with only a few touches of a keypad, we need not speak, travel or put on our best corporate attire Read More…

  • October 9 2015 Paying it forward with Cub Network

    Daniel Hakim feels fortunate to have had a wealth of opportunities and experiences through a personal network of family and friends. He understands how enriching it is for any professional to be surrounded by the right support, knowledge and resources to accomplish their ambitions. From here came his simple, yet unique idea for Cub Network. Read More…

  • October 2 2015 Hotel entrepreneur reviving Sydney’s heritage buildings

    Caught in a common predicament, many of us find themselves motivated by the idea of pursuing a business opportunity but quickly recoil with apprehension. A perceived lack of knowledge, experience, or fears of deviating from a career trajectory are just a few of the things holding us back. The ‘ball and chain’ of entrepreneurialism perhaps. Read More…

  • September 24 2015 Why is IT training important no matter your field

    When personal computers first entered the workplace, this caused a major shift in how businesses operated. This one advancement ended the need for businesses to spend boatloads of money on manual typewriters and cases of whiteout. As software became more advanced, the need to store paper-based files went by the wayside as well. In order Read More…

  • September 18 2015 Planting the seed for business

    For Andrey Shirben, entrepreneurialism is not defined by simply starting and running a business. Beginning in Israel at the early age of 19, Shirben soon identified himself as an entrepreneur with wider aspirations to build and grow businesses of the future. Anticipating an impending boom of online business, Shirben sought to realise his goals by Read More…

  • September 16 2015 The 7 greatest challenges facing young entrepreneurs

    Aside from managing the pressures of running your own business, young entrepreneurs can be subjected to certain social attitudes and stereotypes that make it even more difficult to be successful and obtain a secure position in the business world. This could be considered the best and easiest moment in history to become an entrepreneur with Read More…

  • September 15 2015 How to deliver a winning business presentation

    A presentation is a public performance of your very own show. The show is remembered by the highlights, the laughs, the drama, and the pathos. However, as a business person you will be wise to avoid the facets of a Hollywood production and focus on your business goal. Below are some tips on how to Read More…

  • September 15 2015 Lost art of business etiquette: Impact of social media

    Social media may be the new communication paradigm but it is having an adverse impact on the way Australians conduct themselves professionally. It has, in fact, dulled our professional IQ. The way people behave in a business context is a hot topic. Under scrutiny is how we talk to each other, the way we write Read More…

  • September 4 2015 Revamping education through innovation

    We’ve all experienced the monotony of online training, typically characterised by a series of slides where the only shred of interactivity comes through the “next” button. But according to Ben Roulston, learning doesn’t have to be like that. After forging a career in the consulting space and gaining a wealth of experience from various customer Read More…

  • September 4 2015 Don’t become the next forgotten brand: Why entrepreneurship matters to all companies

    If there’s one thing that separates great companies from the rest of the pack, it’s that they are never afraid of change. When the world or their industry changes around them — as it often does — great companies rise to the challenge, and ensure they aren’t left behind. Innovation can come in different packages. Read More…

  • July 28 2015 Searching for inspiration to start your business? Startup Spring is back

    Startup Spring, the three-week long, Australia-wide festival of events and activities to celebrate and promote the startup business community will return for a third-year running. Launched by StartupAUS in 2013, the festival sees hundreds of events and activities take place around Australia. This year StartupAUS are hoping to top last years’ record of 160 events Read More…

  • July 24 2015 Entrepreneur brings New York shopping experience to your home

    Giving up the security of a high-flying career to ‘go it alone’ is no easy decision and for some, the sacrifices are simply too daunting. Ms Chan, former Australian lawyer from Melbourne, tells Dynamic Business how having the drive, determination and flexibility can secure a successful future in a world of untapped opportunities. Shortly after Read More…

  • July 17 2015 Karen Gee: Fashioning success and inspiring entrepreneurs

    A mother of five and former Mrs Australia Globe, Karen has made a name for herself as not only a successful entrepreneur, taking her self-titled fashion label to towering success in just two short years, but as a philanthropist aiming to instill the drive in others to reach the business success they so desire.

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