What Australian tech companies need to emerge as global tech leader

Sydney is primed to be the next Silicon Valley: This is what Australian tech companies need to emerge as global tech leaders. Silicon valley? Forget that. Sydney is on its way to be the next global tech city. AfterPay, Canva, Zip, Atlassian, Prospa – all tech companies founded right here in Sydney. All companies that… Continue reading What Australian tech companies need to emerge as global tech leader

The ROI of Developing a Thriving Workplace Culture That Empowers Your People

The value and ROI of a workplace culture can be challenging to define and measure. Yet, there’s little that’s as important for a growing business to get right. In this read, we’ll shed light on how to measure the ROI of developing a thriving workplace culture for your business.  “What’s the ROI?” is a question… Continue reading The ROI of Developing a Thriving Workplace Culture That Empowers Your People

How to Create a Culture that Embraces Risk and Turns Mistakes into Opportunities

“A failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.” Elon Musk.  And look at how far Tesla has come. It’s no secret that innovation drives success. Competition is everywhere around us, so startups that can come up with new and disruptive products, can create sustainable and significant growth.… Continue reading How to Create a Culture that Embraces Risk and Turns Mistakes into Opportunities

How to Successfully Navigate the Culture Co-Design Process

When it comes to culture design, a co-design process that involves your employees can be incredibly rewarding. Not every business decides to involve their teams in the culture design process. However, at The Culture Equation, we found that when employees are included, they provide important perspectives, unearthing aspects of your culture you didn’t know existed. It increases… Continue reading How to Successfully Navigate the Culture Co-Design Process

Why investors care about workplace culture and why you should too

If you’re a startup founder or CEO, you probably know how important it is to have great workplace culture. If that’s perhaps not on your radar at the moment, buckle up because this resource will make a strong case on why you should start paying attention to your company culture. More importantly, we’ll show you… Continue reading Why investors care about workplace culture and why you should too

Why Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

You’ve probably heard the phrase “culture eats strategy for breakfast” many times before. It describes the idea that a kick-ass business culture will always win over a competitive organisational strategy. It applies to a lot of situations – growth, hiring, innovation, investors and more. But have we ever thought about why culture is such a… Continue reading Why Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Australian Workplace Culture – A Guide To Improving The Culture of Growing Australian Businesses

The startup workplace culture in Australia is exciting, unique, and challenging in several ways. Perhaps the rest of the world typically sees us as laid-back, but the reality is the Australian workforce is a pool of committed, innovative, and hard-working people. But like any workplace culture, startups have their own challenges and opportunities to evolve… Continue reading Australian Workplace Culture – A Guide To Improving The Culture of Growing Australian Businesses

Distributed Not Disconnected

Written by Fiona van Graan Despite the geographical separation most of us are suddenly grappling with, leadership is still about people. So in some ways, nothing has changed. The age-old principles still apply. Great leadership is still about winning hearts and minds, communicating, and building psychological safety by fostering mutual trust, respect and support. It’s… Continue reading Distributed Not Disconnected

A Guide for Businesses Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic

Written by Hiam Sakakini All the news around COVID-19 can become quite overwhelming. And while the potential consequences may look dire, it’s important to keep a level head. Now may be a true test of the abilities of a company’s executive and their management. It’s times like this where good decision making is vital, and… Continue reading A Guide for Businesses Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic

HR Disruption: A generation set up for failure?

Written by Hiam Sakakini We’ve now moved firmly into an era in which millennials are taking on the responsibility of managing people. The problem is their predecessors haven’t given serious consideration to the unique ways millennials learn, adapt and grow as professionals, and consequently are not arming them with the critical leadership capabilities that ensure future… Continue reading HR Disruption: A generation set up for failure?

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