‘Crazy’ ideas need nurturing

Australia needs a ‘Department of Crazy Ideas’ to ensure good ideas aren’t destroyed by slow moving regulatory frameworks says Uber Australia’s General Manager David Rohrsheim. Speaking at CCI’s The Sharing Economy business breakfast this month, Mr Rohrsheim said it was well-known that Uber had run into regulatory issues in Australia since its launch in 2012. […]

There must be an organisation wide focus on profit to be successful.

It’s not just about selling more products. Best practice commercial operations focus on profitability in every area of their business. When you scratch the surface profit is easy to explain – Revenue less expenses equals profit. However the greatest financial business success comes when leaders implement an organisation wide profitability strategy. To do this not […]

A manager’s number 1 job is to attract, find and keep talented people.

A manager’s number 1 job is to attract, find and keep talented people.

Sounds easy right. Talented people want to make big things happen and progress. They demand and produce, disregard and challenge, defy and innovate, create and rebel they ask us the dreaded question “why”. Talented people want to work for leaders, not managers. If you are in a management position chances are high you are like […]