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The War on Waste continues: Small businesses explain how sustainability is the new customer expectation

In this year’s “war” against businesses and consumers using unnecessary packaging, visuals have been a key piece of arsenal. It was the image of a tram stuffed with disposable coffee cups on the ABC’s War on Waste program that sparked a frenzy of interest in reusable cups and storage products in June. War on Waste returned to TV screens this … Read more

WHAT KING KONG’S FOUNDER IS DOING TO OUTPACE OTHER DIGITAL AGENCIES IN THE RACE FOR GROWTH

Asked how King Kong came to be crowned Australia’s fastest-growing digital marketing agency, founder Sabri Suby said his team practice what they preach, put skin in the game, don’t hide behind vanity metrics and focus on bringing cash in the door – “We’ve had no choice, being bootstrapped, but there’s no smarter way to grow”. … Read more

Competing against luck : the story of innovation and customer choice (book)

Authors: Clayton M. Christensen and others How do companies know how to grow? How can they create products that they are sure customers want to buy? Can innovation be more than a game of hit and miss? Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen has the answer. A generation ago, Christensen revolutionized business with his groundbreaking … Read more

Ros Harvey is an IT entrepreneur with an answer for future food crisis

“Agtech is a sexy sector. Who would have thought?” muses Ros Harvey, founder of The Yield. Her bemusement is understandable – farm technology isn’t much to get excited about. But the buzz around agtech is palpable and few people are leading the charge as fervently as Ms Harvey. Across the pastures and vineyards of Australia, farmers are … Read more