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Learn from the ideas, practices and ethos of business leaders as they candidly share their pathway to business success - or, for some, their business failure. New business case studies and CEO interviews are published regularly, so watch this space!

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How To Be An Effective Working Manager

It's important to have an open-door policy when it comes to team communication. You want to be a leader that's approachable and encourage... READ MORE

Transitioning Your Side-hustle To A Larger Business

While working full-time in a rehabilitation hospital, Fiona White established Own Body, a mobile physiotherapy and rehabilitation service that has... READ MORE

Why Sustainable Corporate Social Responsibility Is Good Business

Like many businesses, when The Fruit Box Group started out, social responsibility wasn't on their radar. Their focus was just chasing the sale and... READ MORE

How To Re-ignite Passion And Bring A Team To Life

After 8 years in business, the founders of digital consultancy Thirst Studios started to question their next move. Ben Tollady and Andrew Gunstone... READ MORE

More recent Case Studies

The Importance Of Workplace Culture

By IIDM

Kym Williams, Managing Director of BRS Results, focuses heavily on the culture within his business consulting company. Aside from its effectiveness, "it would be a bit like a mechanic who doesn't service his own car," he says. "You have to practice what you preach."

To Infiniti And Beyond

By IIDM

It may not sound like the smartest idea to set up a new telecommunications company when the market is fraught with competition. But Pete Williams, CEO of Infiniti Telecommunications, fearlessly launched his phone solutions company several years ago – with huge success. Despite pitting himself against big players like Telstra and Optus, he claimed his stake in a saturated marketplace. Here, he shares some of the tricks he keeps up his sleeve.

Building A Brighter Brand

By IIDM

When Catriona Pollard first decided to branch out alone, she knew building a new brand would be tough. She discovered that it was crucial for fledgling businesses to focus on building a consistent visual brand statement and stick to it; making your brand recognisable and credible.

Master Of All Trades

By IIDM

If you’re market-savvy enough to run a business featuring multiple products or services, you’ll know that it’s not easy to advertise them all under one umbrella. But Peter Morrison, CEO of Paperless Trail, knows how to overcome the pitfalls that come with offering too many services.

Building Up When Times Are Down

By IIDM

Equipping customers with tools to manage their finances, anywhere, anytime, has been a huge success for web-based business Bill.com. However, it was challenging to nurture and grow a start-up at the same time that the US economy suffered a huge blow during the GFC. René had to determine where to invest his venture capital funds and at what rate to build his workforce at a time when the national economy was crashing around him.

Case Study Categories

Business Basics

What are the basics of business? What do you need to get your new business...

Business IT

Are you keeping up with the latest in technology advances? Social media?...

Finance And Risk

Cashflow - is it flowing in your organisation? Do you always get paid on...

Growing Your Business

So you've got the basics under wraps, and now you're turning your focus...

Leadership

Are you steering your ship in the right direction? How do you get team...

Managing People

Staff are the lifeblood of any business - if they're not performing at...

Personal Success

Are you able to achieve balance in your life? Or does what really matter...

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