• gemba-walk

    ‘How to do a Gemba Walk’ – book now for Michael Bremer workshops in November

    Take a Walk to Change Your Leadership Style! ‘How to do a Gemba Walk’ workshops by Michael Bremer, will be held in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth this November 2017. Michael Bremer is a world-reknowned authority on Lean, and was the 2016 Shingo Research Award Receipient. While it’s comforting to blame others, change actually starts with you. Do you ...
  • Nufarm - Endeavour Awards Exporter of the Year 2017

    Congratulations Nufarm – Wins Exporter of the Year Award

    Congratulations to Nufarm, an active member of the Best Practice Network, who won the Exporter of the Year Award at the Endeavour Awards in Melbourne on 11 May 2017. Well done Nufarm! www.endeavourawards.com.au/home/
  • Perth City 2017

    Best Practice Network Launching in Western Australia

    Our major national members highlighted the need for their Western Australian counterparts to be offered the opportunity to participate in the Best Practice Network. In response, we are pleased to announce the launch of our new business network in Western Australia on the 14th of June. With thriving well established fast growing networks across Melbourne, Sydney and ...
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    People Process Purpose Performance – 2017 OPEX National Summit

    Our recent Best Practice Network National OPEX Summit held in Sydney in February 2017, provided a networking atmosphere where you could learn from successful Australian transformational leaders. Helping you find the right combination of culture, systems and tools to improve your business results. Delegates from NSW, Victoria, Queensland and Vietnam, came along to help change the way their team ...
  • Given The Chance

    Vistaprint – Given A Chance – A Great Initiative

    Best Practice Network members, Vistaprint (formerly Cimpress) have been working with the Brotherhood of St Laurence for some time to give refugees from various backgrounds and skill levels support finding employment opportunities. The program is called Given a Chance. “During our peak period we employed 5 refugees and literally given them a chance to work at Vistaprint. The program ...
  • Vanessa Lopez with Gareth Brown, 2017 National Summit

    It Pays to Register Early!

    Just ask Vanessa Lopez from BlueScope… Vanessa registered early for the 2017 OPEX National Summit, held recently in NSW and walked away with a professional DJI Phantom 3 Drone worth over $1200! “Thanks so much for the day AND the drone! Was one of the last things I thought I would be walking away with… The OPEX ...
  • Rick Terpstra with Victor Caune, Best Practice Network

    Congratulations Rick Terpstra! Best Practice Networker Recipient

    Best Practice Networker Award at 2017 OPEX National Summit Congratulations Rick Terpstra, CSR Way Manager, who was the recipient of the 2017 “Best Practice Networker Award” presented to him at the successful OPEX National Summit in NSW on Wednesday 22nd February. Rick was the well deserved recipient of the award, in recognition of his long term ...
  • It's Not About the Dirt David Stannard (2017)

    Passion is the third secret ingredient according to David Stannard

    David Stannard  – author and Best Practice Network Member I describe “Passion as the hidden secret ingredient. It is the leadership glue that can transform an organisation and its results. It is quite simply a difference maker, a culture transformer, that extra something that separates excellence from average”. But passion is not automatic. It cannot be bought like ...
  • Be the first off the blocks

    How to Build Your Professional Network – Be the first off the Blocks

    The people that surround you and the information in their heads is an incredibly valuable asset. Your personal network is a fundamental component of you being successful in both your career and your business. It doesn’t mean you go out and meet people all the time, it doesn’t mean you attend networking events all the time. ...
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    CAR MANUFACTURING ENDS; BUT HEAVY VEHICLES ROLL ON.

    IT’S THE END OF THE LINE FOR AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING IN AUSTRALIA THIS WEEK. THE FINAL HOLDEN V6 ENGINE ROLLED OFF THE PRODUCTION LINE IN PORT MELBOURNE AFTER 80 YEARS OF MANUFACTURING. WHAT REMAINS, HOWEVER, IS A HEALTHY AUD$1.8 BILLION TRUCK AND BUS MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY. READ MORE: