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First 5000 is a business network for Australia's most significant mid-sized companies. It's a vehicle to connect and network with local and international big business as well as policy makers and each other.

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Robyn Haydon

 

Have you ever missed out on an opportunity you really deserved to win? Struggled to explain what you offer to people who just don’t seem to understand? Maybe you’ve watched by helplessly as a prospective customer made a decision that you knew was not right for them.

When you do great work, and sell great products, these situations are frustrating, difficult, and unfortunately, very common. 

Robyn Haydon
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Peter McKenna

 

The Australia-ASEAN region is undergoing historic changes that impact businesses, especially SMEs, domestically and internationally. 
 
Landmark agreements such as the ASEAN Economic Community, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA) and others, make it critical for Australian and ASEAN businesses to be informed and position themselves to benefit from the opportunities which these agreements present. 

Peter McKenna, Venturenauts
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Katrina McKinnon

 

What is the right thing to do if a colleague collapses while you are at work?

Knowing how to respond in such a situation presents a crucial element for the quick recovery of the person.

Katrina McKinnon
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Megan Boehm

 

Businesses are ditching Australia’s big banks and turning to non-bank lenders for finance in droves.

According to the inaugural ‘Non-Bank Business Lender’s Survey’ by fintech broker eBroker.com.au, more than 50% of its loan applicants have previously been declined by a bank.

Megan Boehm
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Yamini Naidu

What drives us to reach our full potential? The opportunity to exercise influence and shape how things are done, according to CEB Global’s recent talent report.

Successful business people know that influence can make the difference between reaching their full potential or falling short and, keeping clients or losing them.

Yamini Naidu
 

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