Let’s Talk: Getting the right people in

Credit: Marvin Meyer

Taking the plunge and starting your own business can be scary. However a good team and support network can make the process much smoother. Having the right roles and also the right people in those roles can determine the success of your business. This week we ask: what were the first roles you hired in… Continue reading Let’s Talk: Getting the right people in

The 3 P’s of the workplace – it’s no longer just pay and perks, employees want purpose

Over the course of our adult lives, we will spend up to 4,821 days working on projects that may not inspire or motivate us. Let that sink in for a moment! The reason these projects aren’t motivating us is that they do not align with our personal values… Increasingly employees are looking for more than just… Continue reading The 3 P’s of the workplace – it’s no longer just pay and perks, employees want purpose

Ensuring human connectedness in a technological age

Byline: Lindsay Brown, Vice President, APAC and Japan, LogMeIn The way we communicate and build relationships has changed drastically over the past decade. Just take a look at our workplaces. Many of us sit behind screens and speak to each other via internal chat programs rather than walking over to one another or picking up… Continue reading Ensuring human connectedness in a technological age

Top HR tips: An insight interview with Chief People Officer at Sephora, Karalyn Smith

Dynamic Business attended the Qualtrics X4 summit in Sydney on Friday 31stMay, which featured some amazing speakers from organisations that are all using Qualtrics as part of their consumer experience management. The key note speakers, including Karalyn Smith from Sephora, Sonny Sethifrom Uber and Patricia Limanouwfrom Qantas shared business insight and expert advice.   We had… Continue reading Top HR tips: An insight interview with Chief People Officer at Sephora, Karalyn Smith

Why business ‘culture’ needs a new narrative

What does ‘culture’ in a corporate context really mean anyway? We all throw the term around with the assumption there is a common understanding of what it actually means, but I feel in its over use its lost its meaning and worth defining to set the scene. Most people would agree corporate or organisational culture… Continue reading Why business ‘culture’ needs a new narrative

Branson is Wrong: you CAN train for attitude

Richard Branson is right about many things…but he’s wrong about attitude. One of his famous observations was that “you can learn expertise and gain experience but attitude is inherent”. In other words, you can’t train for attitudes – you hire attitudes. I believe that view is now defunct. By failing to train for attitude, organisations miss out… Continue reading Branson is Wrong: you CAN train for attitude

People, processes and culture: don’t let these three innovation enablers become roadblocks

Businesses, both small and large, should know by now that innovation is the key to competing in the digital age, and that longevity isn’t possible without a culture that is inherently innovative  A report by IBM provides evidence that creativity is at the heart of innovation, revealing that executive leaders consider creativity the most crucial… Continue reading People, processes and culture: don’t let these three innovation enablers become roadblocks