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Growing Your Business

So you've got the basics under wraps, and now you're turning your focus towards business growth - how do you do it? Do your business and strategic plans hold up to scruity or are they stuck in a drawer? How will you manage change so that all your staff are on board? How can you generate new ideas that will be profitable? In this Case Studies section, discover real-life examples of successes - and failures - in Growing Your Business.
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The Growth Mindset: How To Avoid Being Too Effort Focused

James Sanders understands the importance of constant learning and development - personally and professionally. Co-founder and CEO of Scoot Education, James speaks about the challenges of creating a growth mindset culture; one that is collaborative - where ideas and opinions matter - without being solely effort-focused.

How To Transform One Arm Of A Business Into A Separate Entity

Since 1992, LEAP has become the world's largest provider of legal practice management software for law firms. But with increased demand from customers for personalised websites and online marketing, LEAP decided to rebrand one area of its business into a separate entity, called Zaliet, in 2016.

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 now grown to 30 team members.

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 hoping that something stuck! Once the company had some revenue to work with, getting a positive cash flow became their mantra. This alone took them over 7 years.

How To Survive & Thrive After A Funding Cut

Pippa Bainbridge is the CEO and General Manager of Express Media, an arts organisation that supports the development of young Australian writers. During a recent round of funding cuts to the arts sector, Bainbridge was forced to implement strategies to manage her team on even more limited resources.

How To Get Your Business Award Ready

Tony Burns is the CEO of HPA, an Australian Disability Enterprise that has been providing services to businesses since 1963. HPA is a business and a charity, and provides supported employment and accommodation options to Territorians with disabilities.

Staying Relevant In A Shifting Industry

Since Coffee MIO opened its doors in 1962, there has been a huge change in café and coffee culture. Fifty years ago, there was only a handful of key coffee manufacturers in Australia - now there are many small-batch roasters to compete with.

Implementing Conscious Business Growth

Business growth is a much smoother affair if you plan for it. Setting up systems, hiring the right people and thinking about delegation are all important components of consciously growing a business.

Overcoming The Challenges Of A Disruptive Business

When Jane Huxley became General Manager of Pandora Australia in 2012, she ran the business from home. Since then, she has shaped and grown it into an impressive subsidiary with over 60 employees in Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland. She's seen Pandora play a part in revolutionising the audio industry, and is now a thought leader on the topic of digital disruption.

Maintaining Traction During Periods Of Change

Daniel Flynn knows how important it is for an organisation to maintain focus during stages of change. As Managing Director and Co-founder of social enterprise Thankyou, he acknowledges it can be a challenge to sustain traction - even when experiencing growth.

Keeping Up With An Evolving Industry

Phillip Williamson, CEO of software company Intelledox, finds that technology isn't the only thing changing radically within his industry. The way in which customers are engaging with brands is also changing.

Breaking Into International Markets

From the outset of Bondi Chai, Martin Buggy knew that he eventually wanted to expand his business into the international market.

Doing Business From A Remote Location

Cairns Industries is a construction company led by Kym Cairns. It is based in Borroloola in the Northern Territory - a town located ten hours out of Darwin comprising a population of only 1000 residents.

How To Relocate Staff To Another Country

When British agency Digital Next decided to expand into Australia, CEO Justin Blackhurst insisted on sending staff that understood how Digital Next operated. His approach would ensure its new Australian office was familiar with company ethos and consistent with its brand.

Turning Your Company Into A Commercial Venture

Tony Smith is the Managing Director of NCC Training Resources. Established in 2002, the company originally aimed to provide educational materials to government-funded colleges across the UK. But after several years, it became clear that growth was not sustainable.

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