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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Learning from success stories Participants of PJ SOBA Lab impressed by shared insights

WHILE many entrepreneurs harbour dreams of great success, few achieve such heights. Some of the key speakers at the recent Star Outstanding Business Awards coaching event (SOBA Lab) held at Menara Star provided insights into what it takes to gain access t


Monday, August 13, 2018

Leverage technology for a leg up

THERE is an unmistakable call for SMEs to embrace digital technology.


Thursday, August 9, 2018

Improving businesses by going digital

PETALING JAYA: There are a lot of benefits that businesses can derive from going digital. Better engagements with customers and em­­ployees and reducing the cost of transactions are only some of them.


Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Retaining talent despite shortage of accountants

THERE is an acute shortage of accountants in Malaysia, said Kalyx Consultants.


Monday, August 6, 2018

Change of mindset needed to go digital

Businesses need to think mobile first for long-term gains


Monday, August 6, 2018

Entrepreneurs to offer advice and expertise

THE final SOBA LAB will take place on Wednesday at Menara Star, Petaling Jaya.


Thursday, August 2, 2018

Speakers inspire with their rags-to-riches life stories

OVER 130 participants attended The Star Outstanding Business Awards 2018 (SOBA) Lab at Mu Hotel in Ipoh.


Monday, July 30, 2018

Digital is the way to grow

USERS spend an average of 14 hours on their smartphone daily, which provides a great opportunity for businesses to reach out to their customers via their mobile devices.


Friday, July 27, 2018

Embracing technology to grow business

ALL three panellists for the ‘Technology – The Engine of Change’ forum at the recent SOBA LAB in Penang concur that small and medium enterprises (SME) must adopt technology to move forward.


Thursday, July 26, 2018

‘Treating employees well is CSR’

IPOH: Bosses treating their employees better is also a form of corporate social responsibility (CSR).

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AWARD TIMELINE

  • 18 May

    Announcement of SOBA 2018

  • 18 Jul

    SOBA LAB - Penang

  • 25 Jul

    SOBA LAB - Ipoh

  • 1 Aug

    SOBA LAB - Johor

  • 8 Aug

    SOBA LAB - Petaling Jaya

  • 19 Oct

    Deadline for entries / applications

  • 7 Nov

    Judging of entries

  • 17 Jan 2019

    Awards Night Ceremony