Distributed teams: The growth strategy used by the savviest startups

By Heidi Sundin and Nina Sochon Growing an amazing business requires strategy and breakthrough thinking. In this article we propose an approach you may not have thought of to address one of your key challenges: building your team. For many small businesses seeking growth, there are some essential elements required for your growth strategy. Whilst… Read More

Is marketing wagging your strategy? Top tips for ensuring strategic alignment of your marketing strategy

By Heidi Sundin and Hamish Anderson Irrespective of the industry you work in, or the size of your organisation we believe it is critical that your go-to-market and indeed your marketing strategy, plans and initiatives are aligned with your business strategy. Recently we’ve observed a number of clients and organisations present with a similar challenge… Read More

5 things to look for when choosing an employer that supports gender equality

Many organisations have still simply not embraced gender equality or other forms of diversity and the advantages that it brings. This week the Workplace Gender Equality Agency released Australia’s 2016 gender equality scorecard showing the state of play of gender equality in our workplaces. Some of the key insights indicate that women make up half of… Read More

Career choices: a linear path or add a little colour?

Looking for a role is a challenging process. As I’ve looked for roles at different points in my career I’ve often had the feedback ‘you’re very colourful’, ‘I don’t know how to place you as you’ve done lots of different things’, ‘you need to pick one path to go down’. A linear career path takes… Read More

Fair go, but she’ll be right – taking steps to address gender related pay gaps in your organisation

I’m often asked about the reality of the gender pay gap in organisations – people always seemed shocked that these gaps occur and question whether they are gender related. So here’s the first thing I always say – it’s great to ask questions about gender pay gaps and be open to a discussion. The kinds of… Read More