Three things entrepreneurs don’t have to worry about

Three things entrepreneurs don’t have to worry about

In the wake of Monash Business Awards’ thought-provoking insight into The Future of Work, I’ve been reminded again that an entrepreneur’s world is often considered ‘worry-free’. Most people think becoming an entrepreneur is all about flexibility and freedom – but as most of us have learned, flexibility can often become an excuse to cram in tempting distractions to avoid the things we least enjoy – thus slowing down […]

New appointment to accelerate innovation

New appointment to accelerate innovation

The Eastern Innovation Business Centre (EIBC) is home to dozens of Founders of Accelerating Ventures working on ventures that are innovative, disruptive and accelerating fast. Interest in the EIBC’s events and programs is flourishing, with diverse individuals and teams now based on site and more than 2500 Australian and overseas visitor tours every six months. To meet demand, the EIBC itself needs to scale […]

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

Did you know that the City of Monash is now Victoria’s second largest employer outside of Melbourne’s CBD, particularly in the health, education and manufacturing sectors? In fact, entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for innovation has been flourishing in our region for well over 100 years, as we recently discovered during the process of renaming of our two buildings. The Eastern Innovation Business Centre (EIBC) is delighted about the […]

The news is out and flexibility is in: Census 2016 reveals workforce trends

The news is out and flexibility is in: Census 2016 reveals workforce trends

The ‘crown jewels’ of Census 2016, as described by Bernard Salt, are now available for our viewing pleasure. Thanks to responses from 90 per cent of Australia’s workforce, we can clearly see how Australia is responding to mega-trends such as globalisation, digital disruption and a surging local market for personal branding. “The single most valuable contribution of […]