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Innovation, the NBN and the economy – time to refocus.

Business, Innovation, Leadership /

Australia’s declining ranking in Akamai’s latest internet speed report has caused the mess that is the NBN to once again rise to the surface of public debate. While the relevancy of the Akamai results must be taken with a grain of salt, there is no doubt that the the NBN should be one of the…

Losing sight of what innovation really means

Growing, Leadership /

There is a great deal of talk about innovation at the moment at all levels of government and business. While the rhetoric in recent speeches and policy announcements is promising, it is vital that we do not lose focus on the substance of the policies, many of which do not contain much substance beyond the…

Why You Need A Mentor

Getting Started, Leadership /

Nothing brings about success like walking through the right doors, and a sure way to get through those doors, is finding the right mentor. Working out what you need to succeed in business is a challenging, complex process that requires constant analysis and dedication. Utilising the advice of someone who has already faced these challenges…

3 fool proof ways to keep your team motivated

Leadership, Operating /

As a business owner one of the most powerful things I can do to improve the performance of my staff is to motive them. Working out what motivates and inspires your team can be challenging, but there are some simple steps you can take to get the ball rolling. Set Business Goals Setting goals is…

Business Casual with Steve Hoskins and Sam Bashiry

Getting Started, Leadership /

I share my story with Steve Hoskins from Village TV.