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WORKetc Bags Finalist Seat in Optus My Business Awards 2016

WORKetc is in the running for not one but two different awards: ICT Business of the Year and Innovator of the Year.

WORKetc Bags Finalist Seat in Optus My Business Awards 2016

WORKetc users aren’t the only ones in the running for some major industry awards this year. Optus and My Business magazine have just recently named WORKetc as a finalist in two categories in this year’s Optus My Business Awards.

The Optus My Business Awards is a prestigious national awards program recognizing the best businesses and individuals from across Australia’s more than 2 million SMEs. It’s hosted by My Business, Australia’s longest-running publication tailored to the small business community.

WORKetc has been named a finalist in two out of 24 total categories: Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Business of the Year and Innovator of the Year.

“We built WORKetc to help small businesses do better,” says Daniel Barnett, WORKetc’s CEO and Founder.

“By building the one business management software that lets small businesses manage their entire business from end to end, we’re helping support tens of thousands of people all over the world to do better,” he added.

“Being recognized as an Optus My Business Awards 2016 finalist definitely makes us feel like we’re on the right path to reaching our own definition of business success.”

A total of 26 high-profile judges have been given the task of determining a winner for each category. The winners will be announced at a five-star gala awards dinner on Friday, November 18th, at Sydney’s Four Points by Sheraton.

Keep your fingers crossed and wish us luck!

What’s your definition of business success? Share it with the WORKetc community by leaving a comment below!

  • Business success to me means the business being profitable and sustainable working environment for our team members around the world as well as an effective vehicle to achieving my lifestyle goals. Business success to me is also about growing and contributing to the world at large and allowing us to create cool things that we can be proud of 🙂

  • Bryan Oleman

    IMHO Business success can only be defined in Win-Win context. Every entity connected in some way to your business endeavor will share in each and every transaction either directly or indirectly. Not all of them will share economically in the transaction, although you’ll be surprised how many do when you really stop and think about it. Likewise the scope and number of entities you touch with your transaction will be astonishing even for the neighborhood lemon aide stand run by a couple of grade schoolers. I have a specific goal that every entity I encounter will be effected positively. With my business if I serve others fairly, meet their needs and treat them with respect then one of the bi-products will be a monetary gain. That I believe is the ultimate business success.

  • Just posed this same question to the 4N community and someone sent back a video they recorded on this recently: https://youtu.be/wPvGOdYOLhY
    Thinking back, 10 years ago there was always more month left at the end of the money, and even the new headphones Lee talks about may have been a challenge. That still feels like a by-product of success rather than the definition of it though, and I’d rather my success be measured by what I’ve achieved or given back than on money alone.

  • Lauretta Shokler

    Business success is achieved when a company offers a product or service that fulfills a need it’s client has, and does so in a way that is profitable, repeatable, and sustainable. Businesses that achieve success do so by accomplishing several achievements including obtaining high levels of customer and employee satisfaction, becoming a valuable member of the community in which it is based, and building a system for continual improvement and adaptation to the financial, technical and social ecosystem in which it exists.

  • Katie Ruiz

    Business success to me is achieved by working with a company and people who are doing the right thing and providing a product or service that enhances life and/or work for someone else, or another group of people.

  • Karen Watts

    Success is not having to describe what’s been accomplished as others do it for you! A successful company is one which, behaving ethically and legally, creates value, independent of the owners efforts. This usually results in a sustained stream of profit, and a positive market value, representing the anticipated future profits!

  • For me, business success means offering a product that consumers need and want at an affordable, yet profitable, price, all while maintaining ethical behaviors. Don’t try to oversell in order to earn more. Knowing what your customer needs and doesn’t need will foster long-term relationships and trust in your company and product.

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