“Speed to market is critical:” A CEO’s steps for using tech to grow fast

CEO of 28 by Sam Wood, David Jackson, talks us through their decision to triple investment in analytics and technology in order to grow and  lead the space in online, at-home fitness.  28 by Sam Wood (part of Australian Life Tech) is a technology led health & fitness company. Through web, iOS and Android platforms,… Continue reading “Speed to market is critical:” A CEO’s steps for using tech to grow fast

Traditional values, old tactics: CEO of Ritchies shares their importance

Fred Harrison, CEO of Ritchies supermarkets

In this Dynamic Business podcast episode, we chat with Fred Harrison, who is the CEO of Ritchies supermarkets (mainly based in Victoria). Throughout the interview, we learn about his rather unique story and take away some fantastic ideas and insights from his leadership and strategy. Ritchies celebrates a 150 year milestone this year, and we… Continue reading Traditional values, old tactics: CEO of Ritchies shares their importance

How to lead a team: 6 qualities of a successful CEO

Dean Taylor, CEO of Digital Wine Ventures and founder of WINEDEPOT

Being a CEO doesn’t immediately make you a great leader. In my opinion being a great leader takes time and experience to understand how to navigate both the highs and lows that come with business. As the founder of 8 business, I’ve seen it all. I’ve led teams through busy and thriving periods, times of… Continue reading How to lead a team: 6 qualities of a successful CEO

Business owners: How to be a boss in 2020

Every business owner, big and small, needs objectives to stay motivated, keep their business on a healthy progression and for all their employees to feel a part of the process. A new year is a new opportunity to set goals, and with 2020 around the corner, there is no better time than now to ensure… Continue reading Business owners: How to be a boss in 2020

Sirtex’s ex-CEO admits to insider trading

 Mr Gilman Edwin Wong, the former Chief Executive Officer and director of Sirtex Medical Limited, has pleaded guilty to one charge of insider trading. Appearing at the Downing Centre Local Court yesterday, Mr Wong pleaded guilty to one charge of insider trading. He was committed to the Sydney District Court for sentencing on a date… Continue reading Sirtex’s ex-CEO admits to insider trading

The fusion of CEO and CFO is the future of HR

Byline: Alicia Roach, Director of QHR and Creator of eQ8 With so much buzz around “The Future of Work” it seems only natural to think about “The Future of HR”.  Certainly, it feels like there is a shift occurring in the field. The external imperatives are there with, technology, globalisation, growth, change and consolidation. The… Continue reading The fusion of CEO and CFO is the future of HR

The five keys to a successful business partnership

Ak Sabbagh (left) and business partner Lui Pangiarella (right)

Byline: Ak Sabbagh Nothing is of more importance to a successful business than working with the right people. When it comes to partnerships, that’s even more crucial. The person you work with can make or break your business, your prosperity, and by extension, your wellbeing. So, the stakes on picking the right business partner are… Continue reading The five keys to a successful business partnership

Let’s Talk: Leadership

This week for our Let’s Talk discussion we ask the experts about leadership, and the one business rule they swear by concerning it. At recent interviews, Dynamic Business has explored the idea that soft skills may be more relevant than ever in the leadership game. The ability to listen as a leader, to empathise and… Continue reading Let’s Talk: Leadership

Record number of CEOs sleeping on streets for charity

CEOs from business, community and government will sleep on the streets of Sydney tomorrow night in an effort to raise money for the 116,000 Australians experiencing homelessness. It’s a record turnout for the 14th annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout, which aims to raise over $7 million nationally for accommodation, counselling, healthcare, food and other homelessness support services.… Continue reading Record number of CEOs sleeping on streets for charity

It’s time for small business owners to reconnect with their passion

Byline: Ben White People start small businesses for many different reasons. Some see a problem that no one else is solving, or an opportunity that no one else has seen. Others want to break free from the shackles of their workplace. Their reasons might all be different, but one thing they have in common is… Continue reading It’s time for small business owners to reconnect with their passion