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October 26, 2020

Business expert, CEO and thought leader Sharon Williams explores doing business in troubled times with Kochie’s Business Builders

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Many organisations in Australia and beyond are now knee-deep in re-engineering, transformation, pivoting or whatever name is being given to the latest COVID-19 survival strategies and focus. However, Taurus CEO/ Founder suggests there is more to strategising and wargaming and the many conversations in the media about how things are going to be. And that is employees – our… Read more »

October 15, 2020

Dicker Data (ASX:DDR) in SmartCompany and Women’s Agenda as they embrace 42 years supporting women in tech and encourage workplace flexibility!

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In business for over 40 years, Taurus client Dicker Data (ASX:DDR) is Australia’s largest and leading value-added distributor of hardware, software, cloud and emerging technologies. Before the work from home movement even existed, Dicker Data was already the champion of flexible working arrangements and was built on a foundation of working mums. Employing over 500… Read more »

October 14, 2020

Dicker Data (ASX:DDR) launches New Microsoft Cloud Division!

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Taurus client Dicker Data (ASX:DDR), a leading value-added distributor of hardware, software, cloud and emerging technologies has launched a new dedicated Microsoft Cloud business unit to be led by Sarah Loiterton as General Manager. As Australia’s leading locally owned Microsoft Cloud distributor, this demonstrates Dicker Data’s commitment to extend software and Cloud technologies solution offerings… Read more »

October 13, 2020

Social Media expert and Taurus CEO/Founder Sharon Williams shares 5 social media tips that will boost your online presence

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Social media tools are not necessarily new, but statistics show SME business owners, the vast majority without marketing departments, are still not sure how to maximise them with the time and money available. COVID-19 has seen a significant increase in social media usage but research shows only 24 percent of SMEs have begun social media… Read more »

The power of blogging in a digital era

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As the world accelerates to a digital and virtual way of work, it’s becoming increasingly important for businesses of all sizes to develop a strong voice, remain engaged and constantly communicate to existing and prospective stakeholders. One of the most effective ways to build brand awareness and stay connected is by providing relevant content and… Read more »

September 11, 2020

Taurus CEO/Founder and Personal Branding expert, Sharon Williams shares her advice on how to stay relevant in a COVID and virtual era

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If you are a leader or an expert in your field, whether you like it or not, you are the Captain of your personal brand. The new reality gives us an extraordinary opportunity to show real leadership and accountability whether you are self-employed or work for a firm. Recognised as a leading personal branding expert,… Read more »

September 9, 2020

Taurus CEO/Founder Sharon Williams leading the conversation on the future of work and rewriting the rule book in SmartCompany!

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The COVID-19 crisis has led to devastation for many companies. Getting through this, and ahead of the next stage of this economic crisis, is a survival game on a number of counts. The upside? We are being provided with endless new opportunities. Sharon Williams, CEO/Founder of Taurus Marketing shares an article with SmartCompany on how… Read more »

August 28, 2020

Taurus intern alumni and Co-Founder Of Nexba, Troy Douglas salutes Taurus and Sharon’s mentorship

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Taurus CEO/Founder Sharon Williams is passionate about mentoring individuals to reach new heights and maximise their potential. Since founding Taurus and the TaurusAcademy program 25 years ago she has helped over 500 individuals achieve their personal and professional goals. Her strength lies in providing strategic, practical no-bull advice. Troy Douglas, current Co-Founder Of Nexba and… Read more »

July 27, 2020

Building a successful PR Campaign and understanding how to measure it

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Public Relations covers a range of strategies and tactics that share a common purpose, to communicate a positive message about your company or personal brand with the aim of influencing the behaviour and purchasing decisions of customers, shareholders, prospects and other stakeholders. Measurement and evaluation of PR activities is an important step that all organisations… Read more »

June 29, 2020

Maintaining Internal Communications and Company Culture in A Virtual World

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The global pandemic has been the catalyst for a remote work revolution, reshaping the way we work, operate and communicate. As we navigate to a post-COVID-19 business landscape, it’s becoming clear the new way of work will be a hybrid of remote and physical office spaces. While we’re living in a new reality, (that is… Read more »

May 20, 2020

Every child, and the child inside all of us, gifted Anthony Bertini’s latest children’s fable, ‘’Where Happiness Hides’

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The Taurus team is proud to be working with beloved Australian author Anthony Bertini and Dirt Lane Press to launch the children’s fable, Where Happiness Hides! Inspired by brevity and preciousness of life, Where Happiness Hides is available to children and families around the world who don’t always have access to books. The meaningful fable… Read more »

May 8, 2020

Taurus expands client relationships and expertise in the technology and information security sector with FirmGuard!

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Taurus is thrilled to work alongside FirmGuard and Founder/Managing Director Dan Ussher, delivering a TaurusBullseye© Strategy Session. FirmGuard are an advisory service providing Information Security (InfoSec), Governance Risk and Compliance (CGR) expertise to Boards, Directors and organisations in highly regulated industries (including education sectors, information and technology, finance and more,) to navigate the complexities of InfoSec… Read more »

May 5, 2020

Join Taurus client, Androgogic at Asia’s largest virtual HR conference, HR Tech Fest Connect 2020

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Join Taurus EduTech client, Androgogic at HR Tech Fest Connect 2020, Asia’s largest virtual HR conference for FREE on May 12th and 14th. Androgogic‘s CEO/Principal Education Technologist, Alexander Roche and Totara Learning‘s Chief Learning Officer, Lars Hyland will be speaking about strategies and tools that HR and education leaders should consider to manage a future… Read more »

May 3, 2020

Leading Australian and privately-owned IT services company FTS Group unveils Safety Evolved, Australia’s 1st workplace health and safety integrator!

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Taurus is proud to be working on the PR launch campaign of Safety Evolved. Australia’s 1st workplace health and safety integrator, transforming traditional safety cultures and outcomes through turnkey Environmental, Health and Safety (SaaS) solutions. Safety Evolved has developed digital tools paired with extensive capabilities and experience to deliver speed to value for industry-specific Work… Read more »

April 21, 2020

TaurusProfile™: Keeping your Personal Brand in check!

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In today’s new normal and with the unprecedented changes requiring us to adapt almost by the hour, it’s never been more important to define, protect, evolve and differentiate your personal brand, image and expertise no matter what industry you’re in. Your personal brand is constantly being shaped and influenced by online mediums and by your… Read more »

November 23, 2018

Lauren Hannaford speaks to Inspire Sport about how exercise impacts educational performance!

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The benefits of exercise and healthy living reaches far beyond the physical aesthetic the world sees. It has been scientifically proven that a fit and nutritious lifestyle benefits your mental health, academic performance and overall happiness. Whether your training at the gym or challenging yourself with a fitness program like FHIT by Lauren Hannaford or in a… Read more »