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Untapped entrepreneurs learn to innovate, rebuilding Victorian economy

YBF and the Victorian Government partner to launch the YBF Startup Immersion Program – a pilot program focused on reskilling corporate talent for Victoria’s economic recovery. 2020 has seen immense changes to society, health, and the economy – more than most Victorians have seen in their lifetimes. Over 500,000 people have been...
YBF Ventures 27 Oct '20

Why your gut is failing you

Digital transformation has been a buzz phrase for years now. While the pandemic has stuck a rocket under this change initiative, there is one area which has lagged behind: executive decision making.  It is tempting to accuse senior executives as being digital Luddites causing this inertia. That is a fair accusation. Having said that,...
CornellTsiang 22 Oct '20

#OSW Melbourne - Why this is the best startup event to attend in 2020!

We're very excited to be hosting Techstars Online Startup Weekend Melbourne November 6th - 8th! This is the first-ever Online Startup Weekend in Melbourne. We believe our world-class startup ecosystem is packed to the brim with creative and world-leading founders and entrepreneurs. That's why we are thrilled to offer every designer, coder,...
startupvic 19 Oct '20

How to kick off your startup while keeping your day job

Starting your own business is never easy. I can certainly attest to that after a failed business venture I tried to get off the ground eight years ago. No one likes the feeling of failing, but just because you fail, doesn’t make you a failure. It’s what you learn from your mistakes so that you can do it better the next time around. Besides,...
Masoud 19 Oct '20

Bring back a bit of normal!

In normal times, businesses would have a vision. Resources and time would have been spent devising a set of goals along a road map to achieving this vision. In normal times, leaders would imagine stretch goals, which seemed impossible, for teams and staff to aspire to. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many of these practices. In the...
CornellTsiang 19 Oct '20

Why do companies get stuck

During this pandemic, key lessons to be learnt from prior economic crises have been proselytized by every consultant and his dog - including me.  The fundamental message, which is essentially the same, revolves around impetus and change. Such advice has been extensively discussed for over a decade. Specifically, these are to quickly...
startupvic 08 Oct '20

Scholarship Applications Now Open

We are pleased to announce that thanks to the generous contribution of our sponsors, this year we have the ability to provide three types of scholarships for people to participate at our annual Ethical Enterprise Conference on the 26th to the 28th of October 2020 which of course will be an online event. We are offering 30 scholarships to...
wpengine 02 Oct '20

Hunting for gold amongst write-downs

A common outcome emerging from earnings announcements this year has been losses arising from write-downs.  Within the US, impairment charges for the first half of 2020 have exceeded $260 bn which is almost 30% higher than the entire amount recorded in 2019.  Moreover, it is on track to exceed the highest for the past 20 years which...
CornellTsiang 30 Sep '20

Free personality report generated from your online public profiles in 5 minutes

Curious about what the words you use to communicate reveal about your personality to others in a “digital first” world? Would you like to take part anonymously in groundbreaking research and find out how others interpret your online posts and attribute personalities to you? https://link.reputationaire.com/8s5 The language you use on...
reputationaire 29 Sep '20