Purpose above pay cheque - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

Purpose above pay cheque

It has always been important for me to be a part of an organisation that I could be proud of and I have been able to find this pride in a large variety of businesses – from healthy burger franchises, mining companies, a communications agency to a manufacturing plant. All of these businesses were clear on their why, the people …

Is managing humans a craft? - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

Is managing humans a craft?

My family and I have chosen to live on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland Australia, and I commute about 1.5 hours to our office in Brisbane. I have been doing this for about 12 months and like to utilise the drive time as part of my working day. I use the time to make calls, listen to eBooks and more …

Increases to the National Minimum Wage - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

Increases to the National Minimum Wage

Effective 01 July 2017, the Fair Work Commission have decided to award a 3.3% increase in modern award minimum rates and the national minimum wage. So what does this mean for your business?

What are you grateful for? - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

What are you grateful for?

I recently had a conversation with a friend about gratitude. He relayed an incredible story of a colleague, who had moved to Australia from India with his family in search of a better life. Despite full and reputable qualifications and wide experience in India, he was finding it impossible to secure a full-time role in his field. Days, weeks and …

It’s time to give your employees permission to fail - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

It’s time to give your employees permission to fail

In an entrepreneur’s world we are taught that to succeed we must fail. We know that to build the best product or service for our customers we will need to make many iterations along the way, always adapting to the changing needs of the market. We know that we will build things that people don’t like and don’t want and …