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The world has changed, business fundamentals haven't

Dr Matthews says one big lesson is to know whether the light that is blinking at you is red, yellow or green, each of which requires a different response from CEOs. You can hear more of our conversation in the podcast:

The Business Growth podcast by ANZ's Dr Jana Matthews with Andrew Cornell

Questions every CEO must answer with David Worth

Answering those big-picture questions

“This is not slow moving. This is fast moving. Consumers can change preference quite quickly… we always talk about the bright shiny new toys… we try to give consumers something exciting to look at.”

David Worth is the co-founder of Go Natural. Over 25 years, David and his family has grown Go Natural into a significant FMCG business with an enviable distribution network. Go Natural uses high quality, natural ingredients and supports local farmers wherever possible. It’s this very approach that resonates with today’s consumers in the fiercely competitive snack bar category. David discusses the key questions every CEO must answer to grow such a thriving business.

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The changing roles of the CEO with Edward Staughton

The different roles to play to enhance your business

“One of the challenges was growing as a leader myself as we’ve evolved and are bringing senior people on to the team.”

Edward Staughton is CEO of Staughton Group. The Group started out as a family business 30 years ago and has grown into a multi-brand pet food business. Brand’s include Vets All Natural, Dried & True, and the “The Healthy Pet Treat Company”. The Group’s healthy pet foods and treats are available at major grocery chains across Australia with exporting to the USA and Asia. Edward talks with Rachael about his experience juggling the changing roles of the CEO.

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