Why You Should Consider a Virtual COO
What’s a COO? Why do you need one? And why does hiring a virtual COO make the most sense for your business? A COO handles your business’ day-to-day operations as a CEO’s right-hand person, definitely. But a great COO will also think strategically about your…
What to Look for in a Virtual COO
You’ve made the decision to hire a virtual COO — congratulations! Now you can begin searching for and vetting potential candidates, and it’s imperative that you’re thorough in this process. A COO can make or break your business, so you need someone who’s going to…
Future-Proof Your Business By Going Digital
Unusual winter weather in London is costing £1 billion per day this last week. And yes, you read that number right. While places that are a bit more used to winter weather have the infrastructure to deal with snow and below-zero temperatures without missing a…
It’s Not a Booze Cruise: The Dos & Don’ts of Networking
With the final quarter of the year left, when everyone is busy running mad to achieve those goals and objectives and the silly season only a few months away this is the time of the year where there are a number of network opportunities to…
Game of Trolls
‘Who’s that tIp trapping over my bridge?’
Back in my day Trolls lived under a bridge and scared the Billy Goats Gruff as they crossed the bridge to get to the other side for the green. Then Trolls turned into cute colourful characters with cool long hair that you attached to the top of you pencil. You collected as many colored haired trolls as you could. Now the Billy Goat Gruff Trolls are back! Except now they have a greater voice and live online hiding behind their computer screens rather than under a bridge
This Is Why Your Event Sucks
Most of us spent a lot of our work (and out of work) hours attending events such as conferences, competitions, meet-ups and networking events. When an event goes well you are blessed with relevant speakers, thought-provoking presentations, tasty food and drink and some fantastic networking. But it’s when events go wrong that people are most vocal. Here’s some of the most common things people complain about during events and how to prevent them:
CakeDrop Disrupts the World of Workplace Birthday Celebrations
My interest was piqued when I came across CakeDrop, a company in London that offers an office cake delivery service. I spoke to founder Anna Ward. She explained that she left a career in marketing to devote herself to cake.
Tech Scene Spotlight: Adelaide, Australia
You might not really have Adelaide so much on your radar. It’s considered colloquially to be the city of churches and home to the infamous pie floaters. It has a lot of the charms of a big country town with plenty of green spaces, coastal areas, and neighbourhoods where people get to know you on a first name basis.
Down Under Berlin Celebrates the Best of Aus/NZ Film
One thing you notice when you move countries from Australia/New Zealand is how different the cultural references can be back home compared to your new abode. This week marks the 7th annual Down Under Film Festival in Berlin, a festival that since 2011 has bought poetic, visually stunning images, a distinct quirkiness, dark humour and authentic storytelling to Germany.