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5 Top Tips for Relaunching into Your Market

Reinventing the wheel can be one way to move forward in business, but when you are already established, you’d be surprised how much value you can unlock from working with what you’ve already got. This article will outline 5 Top Tips for relaunching your existent business in its existent market. A re-launch is something to…

EOFY is Upon Us

How you can use EOFY as a growth opportunity Love it or hate it, it’s almost the end of financial year (EOFY). EOFY is an important time for businesses of all shapes and sizes, but it does add some tasks to the ever-expanding to-do list and can be a super busy time for you and…

Building Business Resilience in Difficult Times

It is no secret the world is in an unprecedented time of change and disruption right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Borders have closed, people are sheltering in place, health systems have been overwhelmed and economies are buckling under the pressure of stringent mechanisms in place across the world to help stop the spread…

The Value of Diversification in Business Success

Businesses are always looking for methods to expand and grow, and diversification is one approach that is worth giving some thought to. Diversification is all about gently pivoting without damaging current revenue stream by building new products, exploring new markets and taking risks. Most multinational companies already operate in more than two industries and it…

Stop Just Surviving, Start Thriving!

6 Top Tips If you’re still in business right now, you’ve likely survived some tough economic times, possibly even a share market crash and, depending on your birthday, potentially even a bona fide recession. Chances are you know what to do to survive. But are you thriving? Success is something we all want, and we…

How to Thrive & Succeed in a Global Marketplace

Opinions from Across the Globe   Q. How do you bridge the gap between what you are known for doing well as a business and what you want to be known for doing well as a business? Progress in life is all about reinvention. Reinvention is what allows you endless opportunities to continue exploring new…

Spotlight on… Content & Storytelling!

This month we go behind the stories & loose our excuses to get started with Carin Pickworth, who is here to answer 3 common questions about content and storytelling for business.   Q. I find it hard to get started on producing content/stories – how can I make this easier? Writer’s block or writer’s fear…

The Art of Storytelling for Business

5 tips to ensure you’re telling good stories…You most likely remember some of the first stories you were ever told. Fairytales, perhaps, or fables that communicated important life lessons in a format relevant to your age level. Storytelling is alive and well, and the advent of the digital age has renewed its relevance for businesses.…

The Recipe For Strategic Planning Your Grandma Didn’t Pass Down

Strategic plans seem pretty overwhelming when you look at it from the meta perspective, but once you’ve nailed down how to achieve the process of putting the plan together, you’ll be thankful for your efforts. Every business requires a strategic plan. It would be like trying to bake without a recipe – you might get…

Spotlight on… Strategic Planning!

So many service organisations talk about Strategic Planning. We sat down with Director and Head of Marketing, Simone Givney to figure out IF we REALLY need it, and if so WHY.     Q. This constantly feels like something I should ‘just do’ whether I want to or not. Why should I bother? Think of…

The Ripple Effect of Sir Richard Branson

We recently had the privilege of an up close and personal with Sir Richard Branson. He is a name so many people know. His achievements are up there with the likes of Tesla (the inventor, not the brand), of whom Sir Richard admitted he has admiration for. During a chat with Lisa Messenger, he regaled…

Client Q&A – Wealth Monsta

Can your Monsta be the happiest & wealthiest in all the land? How did this idea come about and why is it so important and necessary? We sat down with Michael Partis, founder and CEmOnsta of Wealth Monsta to find out. Q. What is Wealth Monsta? A. WealthMonsta™ is a unique education platform. It tracks WHAT…

7 Types of Finance to Expand Your Business

Finding the right finance options for your growing business can be a stressful scenario, but this article will give you a good insight into where to start. Featuring 7 Types of Finance you might consider for your business evolution, we outline which types of finance suits whom and the considerations you could make before deciding…

Spotlight on… Simone Givney!

At Ingredior we’re all about building meaningful connections with our clients so every month we put the spotlight on a member of our fabulous team to help you get to know us. For our October newsletter we’re putting the spotlight on one of our directors and our Head of Marketing, the unstoppable Simone Givney! Q.…

5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Strategic Partnerships

Our whole world is intricately balanced on the partnerships we forge and foster. We make partnerships with our family, with our significant others, with the next generation and with our colleagues. It makes sense that a business entity needs its own set of partnerships to survive, but forging professional partnerships is not just something that…

Spotlight on… Mitchell Johnston!

Q. Tell us about your role at Ingredior and experience in the industry My role as an Assistant Accountant requires me to work with all things accounting within the finance team. Through the diverse range of clients Ingredior has compiled I must be able to quickly learn and adapt to these differences, giving me a…

4 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Efficient Accounting

ROBUST financial management is a must for any business and this article will explore the essential business function of accounting and focus in on 4 reasons why your business needs it. HINT: Pay particular attention to number 4. We’ve included a list of things we do differently in relation to this at Ingredior – don’t…

Spotlight on… Leanne Jansz!

Q. Tell us about your role at Ingredior I am in my second month as Head of Operations so I’m quickly getting up to spend on what it is I need to do. Having said that my aim is to support the great team here at Ingredior. The goal is to assist the workflow from…

Ingredior’s 1st Birthday

July was Ingredior’s FIRST Birthday and we celebrated in style, at Fox in a Box, Brisbane. If you’re not familiar with this excellent business, Fox in a Box is the most well-known escape room company in Europe, and lucky for all of us, they’ve recently opened in Brisbane. If you’re not familiar with an “escape…

Top 5 policies Every Business Should Have

We have recently taken a step back to review our activity in the last 12 months. There have been some wins, some misses and some losses, especially in HR. What became evident was going backwards to go forward would make the difference to our business, not only for us as Directors but for the team…

Client Q&A – So Brave

Ingredior would like to introduce you to our wonderful client, So Brave. The following Q&A will tell you more about this incredible business and how they’re changing the world for young women with breast cancer all over Australia. Q. What do you aim to achieve with So Brave? A.So Brave’s vision is to be the voice for…

Spotlight on… Carin Pickworth!

Q. Tell us about your role at Ingredior I am the Content Specialist at Ingredior which basically means I write stuff! I weirdly love stumbling upon a big mess of jumbled words that are going nowhere and forging out a path that makes better sense to a wider audience. I might chop out some jargon…

5 Ways to Safeguard Your Brand Integrity on Social Media

If you’re in business you’re likely on social media. Social media channels can be a great way to share what you do with the masses. In the best-case scenario, you’ll net new clients and inspire your followers, but brand consistency is key if you want your social media presence to have a lasting impact for…

Feeling Confident with Finance

How to Check Your Company’s Financial Health? When doing business, the No.1 question you want to know is: Is my business viable and profitable? To answer this question, there are four main areas of financial health you should look at to accurately evaluate the financial health and long-term sustainability of your company. They are: liquidity,…

Spotlight on… Simon Christie!

Q. Tell us about your role at Ingredior I am the all-round IT guy for Ingredior. I handle everything from websites and email blasts to software and hardware solutions and everything in between. I also handle some visual design and multimedia work when needed and work closely with the rest of the team to ensure we…

WHY is it important to interlink your Business Development & Marketing activity?

There are significant differences between Business Development and marketing in the business world that are not always recognised. The key difference? Marketing is the brand engagement activity and processes to create, communicate, deliver, and exchange offerings of value for your customers and clients. Business Development is the pursuit of new opportunities by developing new products, entering new markets and forming alliances with the marketplace…

Spotlight on… Nichol Lu!

At Ingredior we’re all about building meaningful connections with our clients so each month we put the spotlight on a member of our fabulous team to help you get to know us a little better. This month we’re putting the spotlight on our incredible Project Lead and general go-to-person, the amazing all-rounder Nichol Lu! Q.…

The Psychology of Design and Colour

Find out… How does design & colour manipulate us? Why do we have design & colour bias? How can I test this with my audience? Colour is the building block to the world around us. Without it, there is no world. It has a HUGE influence on our daily mood influencing our emotions in how…