Is being liked as a manager a good thing? blog Sep 22, 2022

The desire to be liked generally serves us well as members of groups, teams, and society. 

But if you’re a...

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6 Habits To Create Time In Your Working Life blog Sep 20, 2022

Everyone has 168 hours a week, but it’s what you do with those hours that is critical.

As a small business...

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Run Your Business Like A Sports Team blog Sep 15, 2022

I love sport and business and it’s interesting there are so many similarities between the two.

There are also...

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5 Steps to Help Your Business Improve Profit Margins blog Sep 13, 2022

As a small business owner, you always look for ways to improve your bottom line and increase profits. 

There are...

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Why Small Businesses Should Invest in SEO to grow their business blog Sep 07, 2022

Being a small business owner, you can understand the importance of standing out from your competition. 

One of...

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Pros And Cons Of Outsourcing By Small Businesses. blog Sep 05, 2022

There are many factors to consider when deciding to outsource or not. 

Here, we will discuss how outsourcing can...

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10 tips for a small business owner hiring in a challenging labour market blog Sep 01, 2022

With unemployment in Australia at 3.4% in August 2022, and the prospect of it reducing further, getting your hiring...

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How to know if you’re the best CEO for your business or not blog Aug 29, 2022

A few key indicators will help you determine whether or not you’re the best CEO for your business. 

If the...

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5 of the most efficient ways a growing small business can improve their sales process blog Aug 24, 2022

Sales are the lifeblood of any business. 

For the prosperity of the business, you must have a good sales...

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8 questions small business owners should ask when drafting a strategic plan blog Aug 23, 2022

I continue to be surprised by business owners who don’t have clarity around where they want to take their...

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Take 1% of your sales and invest it in a ‘fun budget’. blog Aug 17, 2022

Yes, 1%*. The purpose of your fun budget is to ensure you invest in a vibrant environment and...

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The three things, and gratitude blog Aug 15, 2022

We’re just over a quarter through 2020 and the world is gripped with tackling the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Its...

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When should a small business add a Board of Directors or advisors and what and how many roles should it contain blog Aug 10, 2022

Putting aside the compliance needs to be called ‘Directors’ per Australian Securities and Investment...

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What are some of the funding options to grow your small business blog Aug 03, 2022

As the adage goes, ‘cash is king. The same challenge of having enough cash when times are tight...

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Find out in 27 minutes flat if your team loves you. blog Aug 01, 2022

Here is a quick people win for you. You’ll not only look more professional in less time than it takes...

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Get your small business into a meeting rhythm. blog Jul 27, 2022

When small businesses are growing, especially undergoing fast growth, communication is critical. As I like...

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First or final Friday. Either way, it’s guaranteed to be fun and add value to your business. blog Jul 20, 2022

This one is simple, effective and fun. One Friday a month take some of your ‘fun budget’...

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A simple and effective employee performance and appraisal system for small business. blog Jul 18, 2022

Annual performance reviews and on-going appraisals are usually reserved for medium and large businesses. A...

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Where to begin? At the end. blog Jul 13, 2022

One of the first things I ask someone when I start mentoring them is “when do you want to...

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Why I hate Monday mornings – I’m a High D. blog Jul 11, 2022

As I mentioned in the post on introducing DiSC®, I’m a High D. I nearly fell off the...

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The first thing most people do when starting work each day, and why you should cap it. blog Jul 06, 2022

Ask seven people what the first thing they do when they start work in the morning. Nearly everyone will...

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Elephant or ant? Being ‘equity precious’ in your small business can hinder its growth (and your pocket). blog Jul 04, 2022

Here is one of my favourite quotes when it comes to strategy for small business. It beautifully sums up the...

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