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.
Two travel tragics wanted their own share of the business they were bringing in for their corporate parent. It has been quite a trip ...
An ill-timed expansion plunged one entrepreneur into a cashflow nightmare. Recognising his limitations provided the way out. It still does.
Transforming a suburban Melbourne TAFE into an international education brand is a thrilling challenge for its CEO.
A tree-change move away from the pressures of city life led to a whole new business for a Melbourne couple. Its rapid growth is a result of successful relationship management.
After a successful start-up, a bicycle wholesaler faced increasing problems with warehouse error rates and slow delivery. The shed was a mess and needed fixing.
Founding an organisation for CEOs might seem like trying to herd cats (make that lions). Over twenty years - and many lessons - later a thriving membership model is running Australia-wide.
When a Melbourne social worker decided to run her own circus, she needed money and leadership skills. Here's how she did it.
When a Melbourne travel entrepreneur’s exit strategy went wrong, he bought back the business he had sold two years earlier.
Starting a business in order to reclaim professional satisfaction has proved to be a good formula for a truck body maker.
Want happy customers? Then start by fixing the quality of your product or service suppliers. One Victorian builder has done that - and boomed.
A challenge to the giants of the supermarket shelves started with a part-time uni job and a $1000 bet.
Realising her vision took one entrepreneur to the brink of her personal and financial resources.
As a co-op outgrew its management structure, it wanted to retain its unique culture but function more efficiently. Here's how it did it.
After painful flops and business failures, a Bendigo couple learnt how to create a successful national furniture making and retail business.
Convincing people that their cars could be washed without water was just the start of one franchise’s road trip to success.