Businesses go through good times and bad times. The economy goes up and down. Market sentiment rises and falls. Throughout all this, the companies that survive are those that constantly innovate. Stagnant companies get found out, particularly during economic slowdowns, when competition for consumers’ dollars becomes more intense. During these times, innovative companies are able…Posted on .
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) came out this week and claimed that Australia (as well as a number of other Western countries including New Zealand, Canada & the UK) has been getting it wrong when it comes to our inflation targeting approach to monetary policy. In economies that use an inflation-targeting approach to monetary policy,…Posted on .
Over the last few months, we have been seeing a number of clients with extremely good traditional and digital marketing activities wasting their sales conversion opportunities by not having a proactive sales team at the helm to close the deal. Not that the sales people are doing a bad job, its more about communication and…Posted on .
While the world recovers from the global recession, Australia is taking it pretty easy. Job losses were below anticipated figures, GDP growth rates exceeded expectations, and interest rates didn’t reach the “free money” levels of some other economies. As a result of this, and some economic resilience by China, the Australian dollar is holding at…Posted on .
Often we get asked what actually makes up and goes into a business plan. Most people understand the basics of a business plan and the process, however often expensive consultants try to “make one size fits all” as their mantra by rolling out templates or telling their clients they should read a book and all…Posted on .