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B2B Magazine podcast #1: Talking Business with Tim Benson
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Talking Business, Radio 2CC 1206 AM, Canberra Weekender with presenter, Eddie Williams and B2B Magazine Publisher, Tim Benson. Podcast 1 11 February 2017 at 11.15am Saturday This is the first of a series of interviews focusing on Canberra Business success stories and issues that are relevant to local business. https://soundcloud.com/user-853867777/talking-business-with-b2b-magazine-publisher-tim-benson-2cc-radio-canberra
Great leaders don’t believe in failure
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Leading speaker and business innovator shares why avoiding 'mistakes' is bad for business For many business leaders and their employees, the idea that mistakes must be avoided at all costs is an unquestionable reality; one that is undermining the future of many businesses. One global study revealed that the fear of failure is potentially stifling Aussie innovation, and a survey...
Tips for doing international business
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Australian businesses are increasingly recognising the need for employees to travel more. It's important for these businesses to both educate their employees regarding international business etiquette and to make it easy for them to manage the expenses while on the road. Murray Warner, business development director, Concur, said, "Working across different countries and cultures can be difficult as there is...
Employee-owned companies command a higher share price …
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New index shows employee-owned companies command a higher share price and have better environmental, social and governance standards Companies with a strong employee ownership culture command a significant share price premium over their publicly listed peers, according to the Employee Ownership Australian (EOA) Index launched today. An initiative of Employee Ownership Australia, the EOA Index tracks the share price of...
Redundancy in the supply chain and nature’s way
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Modern business strategies that focus on lean supply chain networks and just in time deliveries have left corporations vulnerable to disruptive forces ranging from natural disasters to cyber-attacks, according to University of Sydney researchers. Inspired by natural food networks, a multi-faculty study has found that complex networks that include connections to both strong and weak product and service providers allow...
What is ‘open data’ and who needs it anyway?
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With information sharing a key underpinning for many businesses today and potentially the development of new businesses in the future, Canberra Business Chamber is seeking the views of the ACT business and wider community on how to position our region to capture the benefits of Open Data. A discussion paper has been developed by the Chamber's Innovation Taskforce to explore...
Yet another review into ACT Health’s data management
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Admissions by Meegan Fitzharris in the Assembly today about the unreliability of the ACT's health data, goes back to at least 2010, spawning no less than four reports of the Auditor-General and another from PwC. Still, the health minister cannot get it right, Shadow Minister for Health Vicki Dunne said today. "Health data records and reporting are critical to ensuring...
ACT Law Society supports Shadow ACT Attorney-General
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The President of the Law Society of the ACT, Sarah Avery, today acknowledged the call by the Shadow ACT Attorney-General for an independent review of the bail system in the ACT, prompted in part by the tragic events in Melbourne. "Like others, the Society was deeply saddened by the events in the CBD in Melbourne and expresses its deepest sympathy...
Carnell puts pressure on Turnbull to be accountable to small business
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2017 is expected to be a year of deliverables for small business and it is important that governments do not lose sight of the sector's priorities, which would risk undermining future economic growth and prosperity, according to Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) Kate Carnell. "Whether it be small business tax cuts, competition reform, unfair contracts, government procurement...
Second NRL ANZAC Test for Canberra
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Chief Minister Andrew Barr and Minister for Sport and Recreation Yvette Berry announce Canberra will host the 2017 NRL ANZAC Test between Australia and New Zealand on Friday 5 May at GIO Stadium. Minister Berry joined NRL Ambassador Alan Tongue, Kangaroos player Shannon Boyd and Kiwi player Jordan Rapana to announce the clash, which is another exciting opportunity for the...
She Leads In-Conversation with Yassmin Abdel-Magied
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International advocate, author, and 2015 Queensland Young Citizen of the Year, Yassmin Abdel-Magied, will appear at a special She Leads In-Conversation event, hosted by YWCA Canberra on Wednesday 22 February at the University of Canberra. Abdel-Magied has achieved national and international attention as a leading advocate for social inclusion and cultural diversity, as well as being a prominent woman in...
Roses are Red MS fundraiser at Cream
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Life for Rose Pisano was great. She was 40, happily married and the kids were growing up nicely, doing what kids usually do…. Then she began noticing that she was exhausted every day, her speech was slurry, and she was tripping when she walked. Holding a pen felt strange as she could no longer sign her name or write properly....
Take your team to the top with the Thredbo Alpine Hotel
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Inspire success on the rooftop of Australia at a conference destination with a difference. The Thredbo Alpine Hotel offers endless conference options year round away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Host your corporate event in the heart of the Kosciuszko National Park and give your guests an invigorating environment to clear the mind and focus on an...
ATTENTION: Reduce electricity usage this afternoon
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Canberrans are being urged to keep reducing their electrical use as much as possible given the ongoing risk of supply shortfalls later this afternoon. "We've been in conversations throughout the day with the Australian Energy Market Operator. There remains a possibility of supply shortfalls in Canberra especially from mid to late afternoon," Director-General, Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate Dorte...
Protect yourself from invasive Cross-Device Tracking by advertisers
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One could imagine Internet users understand they are being tracked by advertisers as soon as they go online: the ad for some recently Googled product suddenly reappears on every Internet page visited. However, a new study shows that the majority of consumers do not realize their private data is being sold to advertising networks and third-party entities in order to...
Road opening creates better access to Gungahlin Town Centre
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Road opening creates better access to Gungahlin Town Centre The ring road system on the eastern side of the Gungahlin Town Centre will soon be complete with the opening on Monday (13 February) of the Manning Clark Crescent extension. The extension from Flemington Road to Anthony Rolfe Avenue creates better access to, and around, the town centre. Combined with the...
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