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"The best branding: identifying with 'People Like Us' (US)

The best branding: Identifying with 'People Like Us' (PLU)

Yvonne Howie, Chief Executive - NSW

Recently an expert guest presenter at The CEO Institute in Sydney, Jaimes Leggett, Group CEO M&C Saatchi, spoke about 'The Value of Brand and how to...

Tips on talent management

Tips on talent management

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - VIC, QLD & NZ

Good staff are a valuable asset and key to a company for growth and development. As competition for the best talent grows, businesses must reduce the...

4 Key Challenges for CEOs in 2017

4 key challenges for CEOs in 2017

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD, VIC & NZ

CEOs face new and different challenges every year, from adapting to new technological advances and political changes to recruiting top talent in a...

The New Customers

The new customers

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD, VIC & NZ

In a recent CEO Institute Syndicate meeting, a guest speaker spoke of the need to understand the needs and wants of the 'entrepreneurial consumer' to...

The role of the CEO is changing

The role of the CEO is changing

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD, VIC, NZ

The business world is changing. Employees are changing. Consumers are changing. Business models are becoming obsolete.

Restructuring? Again?

Restructuring? Again?

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD

Some of us embrace change. But many of us don't. What can help us through change is a better understanding of 'why'. What are the key indicators that...

Mergers and acquisitions - the difference explaineed

Mergers and acquisitions - the difference explained

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD

The words 'merger' and 'acquisition' are typically used hand in hand. However, in the true sense of the words, they refer to quite different things....

Tell-tale signs your business is in danger of disruption

Tell-tale signs your business is in danger of disruption

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD

There is only one certainty in predicting the future: the world will look different in 12 months' time. For some businesses, change will be the...

How to recognise a good business opportunity when it knocks

How to recognise a good business opportunity when it knocks

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD

Not all opportunities are good opportunities, and discovering good business opportunities means nothing if it can't be recognised. "It's tough to find...

Success - is it luck or hard work?

Success - is it luck or hard work?

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD

What do you think makes you successful? Some say success is the intersection between hard work and luck. Hard work puts cause and effect into motion....

A resolution to make New Year's resolutions

A resolution to make New Year's resolutions

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD

Each New Year, many of us make New Year's resolutions to improve ourselves - exercise more, lose weight, spend more time with family and friends......

Have you stopped making bets?

Have you stopped making bets?

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD

Unlike a gambler in a casino, in order to stay relevant and alive, businesses cannot afford to stop making bets. Does your enterprise continually...

you want to be a CEO

So you want to be a CEO…

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD, VIC & NZ

Many aspire to be a CEO, but few make it. How do you distinguish yourself from the pack, to become a front-runner for the top job?

Success and Succession

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD, VIC & NZ

Succession planning is not just about the CEO. It should be an integral part of preparing for the company's future. Every key position and key person...

Building Business Partnerships

Building Business Partnerships

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD, VIC & NZ

There is plenty of evidence that meaningful partnerships and alliances are good for business. Knowing how to join forces with another business can be...

Has Competitive Advantage lost relevance?

Has Competitive Advantage lost relevance?

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD, VIC, NZ

With today's competitive environment in perpetual motion, strategy needs to be moving just as fast as the business itself. More executives are...

3 reasons why referral marketing is so important

3 reasons why referral marketing is so important

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD, VIC, NZ

A personal referral to a business prospect is far more likely to turn into revenue than other prospect sources. Why is this?

Dynamic or dinasouric?

Dynamic or dinasouric?

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD, VIC, NZ

As companies compete for market dominance, those who cannot maintain improvement and continually evolve to better meet the needs of their customers...

Reap the benefits of financial year end planning

Evan Davies, Chief Executive - QLD, VIC, NZ

The countdown to 30 June has begun. The end of the financial year is a good time to review your business. It provides an opportunity to rule off the...

How to grow your organisation

Evan Davies

Growth is a key consideration for many CEOs, and is a topic commonly discussed between our members. Marketing strategy is one key component that...

Expert Blog

This blog is an integrated platform for sharing, engaging and learning - you will tap into the knowledge base of our national (and international) network.

Where did that idea come from?

Carl Gunther - KPMG Australia

In May, Carl Gunther spoke exclusively...

Connecting with customers through apps

Connecting with customers through apps

Leon Gettler

CEOs have to know how to manage apps to...

Adding value as a differentiator

Adding value as a differentiator

Leon Gettler

Value add is what makes the company...

Dealing with difficult customers

Dealing with difficult customers

Leon Gettler

Dealing with difficult customers is a...

Using your personal brand to run a company

Boosting profits in a downturn

Leon Gettler

Smart CEOs know that boosting profits...

Writing a marketing plan

Writing a marketing plan

Leon Gettler

How do you create a marketing plan...

Taking advantage of the mobile revolution

Taking advantage of the mobile revolution

Leon Gettler

The mobile revolution is here and CEOs...

Managing remote work teams

Managing remote work teams

Leon Gettler

How do CEOs manage remote work teams?...

Running your business lean and green

Running your business lean and green

Leon Gettler

Many CEOs are starting to see that going...

Building a brand

Building a brand

Leon Gettler

The CEO is responsible for building the...

How to become a leader that people want to follow

Leon Gettler

What makes a great leader? Good leaders...