Category Archives: Planning Back

Use a project mindset to create a bridge between your business and its people

Jeff Schwisow – SmartCompany – 17 July 2018 In today’s constantly shifting business landscape, the thriving organisations will be those that are nimble enough to adapt at the pace of change. To create this fast-paced adaptability, business leaders need to establish and maintain a meaningful connection with their people. The most powerful way to create that … Read more

How to go digital : practical wisdom to help drive your organization’s digital transformation (book)

Author: MIT Sloan Management Review The most important skills a leader needs to succeed in a digital environment are not technical in nature but managerial — strategic vision, forward-looking perspective, change-oriented mindset. A company’s digital transformation does not involve abandoning widget-making for app developing or pursuing “disruption” at the cost of stability. Rather, it is … Read more

UberEats faces new battle from Australian food ordering platform

Sydney man John Saadie was quietly plotting the launch of an online food ordering platform well before UberEats, Menulog or Deliveroo burst onto the scene. He launched Order Up! in 2011, and now counts Nando’s, Caltex and Grill’d among platform subscribers. The end-to-end solution for retailers enables them to manage their online ordering, payments and delivery logistics … Read more

Reinvent Your Business Model : How to Seize the White Space for Transformative Growth (ebook)

Author: Mark W. Johnson In his pioneering book Seizing the White Space, Mark W. Johnson argued that business model innovation is the most proven path to transformational growth. Since then, Uber, Airbnb, and other startups have disrupted whole industries; incumbents such as Blockbuster, Sears, Toys “R” Us, and BlackBerry have fallen by the wayside; and … Read more

Need templated forms, business plan samples or industry reports? Check out ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database!

Members of the Business Studio now have access to the full version of the ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database! This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly – including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings – to a full toolkit … Read more

Brisbane’s QueensPlaza to undergo $36m revamp

Vicinity Centres, the owner of Brisbane inner city shopping destination QueensPlaza, announced on Friday that its redevelopment application for the centre has been approved by Brisbane City Council. Through a $36 million development, the company plans to elevate QueensPlaza’s precinct and shopping capabilities to cater for a growing demand in luxury brands. Executive general manager … Read more