People with purpose : how great leaders use purpose to build thriving organizations (book)

Author: Kevin Murray This book shows leaders how to create a valuable framework that integrates purpose, values and goals on a single page in order to articulate their organization’s unique vision to employees and stakeholders. Kevin Murray interviews top CEOs who have used purpose to transform performance, motivate their people, develop organizational resilience and deliver … Read more


Launched at the height of the GFC in 2007, Sydney-based print production company Shout Media gained traction by capitalising on increased demand from organisations for outsourced printing. It has thrived, however, by forging collaborative relationships with its clients and maintaining a diverse pool of solutions, responsive to their ever-changing needs. Co-founder and director Greg Vidler … Read more


Gender equality seems to be the topic on everyone’s lips – yet despite an increase in awareness and such extensive media coverage, it’s something that many businesses still struggle to achieve. As women in leadership roles of male dominated businesses, what can we do to inspire an internal culture shift? When I first stepped into … Read more

Born to lead? : empowering insights and personal journeys of outstanding business leaders (book)

Authors: Tony Dormer and Charisse Gray Are exceptional leadership traits part of one’s DNA – bred from circumstance or formed on life’s journey? Are there personalities or characteristics that make people fit, or unfit, to be a leader? How to exceptional leaders differentiate themselves, and is there such a thing as an exceptional leadership philosophy? … Read more

Soft skills: The vacuum that exists within many Australian startups

From my participation on a number of startup boards and constant interaction with founders in our investment fund’s portfolio, I have observed that many founders are struggling with the soft skills required to effectively run and build their business. And this is not just my own observation. According to Noam Wasserman, author of The Founder’s Dilemma, … Read more

The 10 medtech startups selected for Australia’s Catalyst accelerator program

Another 10 medtech startups have been selected for the third year of HCF Catalyst accelerator program. The new cohort of entrepreneurs will spend the next 12 weeks with startup accelerator Slingshot turning their health tech ideas into high impact businesses. Here are the 10: Vantari VR. New ways to visualise, interpret and understand medical images … Read more

Gold Coast software company secures major deal with Panasonic

Gold Coast software company CyTrack has scored a major deal to package up its contact centre solutions for US giant Panasonic. The deal will allow for a seamless integration between CyTrack’s customer experience technology and Panasonic’s business communication servers which will allow its client organisations to respond to its customers through a range of channels. … Read more

The Mindful Leader : 7 Practices for Transforming Your Leadership, Your Organisation and Your Life (ebook)

Author: Michael Bunting Integrating proven mindfulness practices and world-class leadership theory, The Mindful Leader is the essential guide for self-aware leadership. The book simplifies mindfulness principles and links them solidly to business benefits. It provides a practically-grounded template for leaders to develop unprecedented levels of self awareness, wellbeing and effectiveness. Research findings throughout the book … Read more