The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) wants to know why small businesses must pay significantly higher interest rates. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has teamed up with natural gas producer QGC and local chambers of commerce and business groups to help rural and regional small businesses. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) welcomes its ecoBiz champions and partners to a special event at one of Brisbane’s greenest centres. Read more.
Whether they be smart, savvy, emotive or humorous, brands rely on brand stories to connect with their customers. Why? Stories make life interesting and they make people listen. In fact, research shows that our brains become more active[https://blog.bufferapp.com/science-of-storytelling-why-telling-a-story-is-the-most-powerful-way-to-activate-our-brains]when we engage in a captivating story. Read more.
Recent commentary[http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/deputy-premier-jackie-trad-searches-globe-for-cross-river-rail-funding-options-20160925-gro7kr.html] around funding for Brisbane’s Cross River Rail has seen the State Government again hinting to the private sector: Show me the money! Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) welcomes the findings of a report on government procurement procedures and moves to set up an advisory group to examine key issues. Read more.
Since their inception, mobile applications or, ‘apps’ as they’re known have dominated the conversation about technology in relation to nearly every aspect of our lives - from gaming and music, to travel and fashion. Now, we’re seeing entrepreneurs and small business owners becoming increasingly reliant on these savvy tools to help their business grow and improve workplace coordination and productivity. But with such a huge array of resources available, how do you know which apps are going to prove most useful for your business? Read more.
I’ve been fascinated by small business and entrepreneurialism for decades. The ingenuity, the creativity and the passion of people never ceases to amaze me. I’ve spent a lot of time learning from thousands of smart people all over the world and in many ways, that’s one of the secrets of my success. Read more.
When selling, you often need to get your customers thinking differently before you can make a sale. And stories can be a very powerful way to do that. In his excellent book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Stephen Covey talks about how you can change your actions and even your feelings based on how you think about a certain situation. Stephen then uses a wonderful personal story to illustrate his point. Read more.