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November 2020


How to manage and embrace change in turbulent times

The new “working-from-home economy” is predicted to continue long past the pandemic that prompted it. That’s not all: e-commerce has likely changed forever as online shopping boomed during lockdowns; Zoom meetings and get-togethers are now commonplace; and we all now know how to properly wash our hands. More things will change, and some will never return to “normal”. With human beings naturally wired to resist change, we’re taking a look at strategies that can help you manage your stress in [...]

October 2020


How to generate new opportunities in a time of uncertainty

Being a solo professional or solopreneur can be intimidating, especially if you’ve decided to make the transition to the freelance world without existing clients of your own. A study of sole proprietors in the US showed that more than one-third believed their biggest challenge to be finding the time and resources to generate new business. Intensifying this are the challenges brought about by COVID-19. So, what’s the best approach? Here are some sure-fire ways to generate new opportunities in 2020. Play [...]

August 2020

brand collaboration

Brand collaborations to boost your business

When we need a job done or have to ask someone for help, the most common response is “I know a guy!’’ Growing your business through word of mouth is the Australian way. However, times are changing. With more and more businesses investing in digital advertising and brand collaborations, it can be hard for people to notice your brand. Whether you’re a new business or have been in the game for a while, if you are wanting to reach a [...]

July 2020

Small business culture

On average, we spend 90,000 hours at work in our lifetime. So, as a business owner, making sure your workplace has a positive culture, is the best thing you can do for your company. Culture, as defined by the Cambridge Dictionary is “the way of life, especially the general customs and beliefs, of a particular group of people at a particular time”. So, what makes the culture in a workplace positive?   Atmosphere  Culture in the workplace can make or break an organisation. Without a positive culture, employees will struggle to find value in their work. In turn, this can lead to low productivity, stress, and poor morale, [...]

March 2020

Executive summary

Business Planning: Executive Summary

The purpose of an executive summary is to outline the company’s purpose and goals. It needs to clearly define each section of your plan so the reader is prepared for the upcoming content. Your summary is considered as the most important part of your business plan, it sets it up for success. Even though your executive summary is generally at the start of your business plan, it is often written last. Think of it as the trailer for a new [...]

April 2017

goals and objectives

How to set business goals and objectives you WILL achieve

As an entrepreneur, you probably have no shortage of ideas and dreams, but sometimes you can fall short when it comes to putting them into action. Even with the best plans in place, life can sometimes get in the way of you achieving your goals. Life throws you curveballs, or you get sidetracked with something else, and before you realise you are miles away from the original plan. Here are some tips for setting goals and objectives for your small [...]

February 2014

Small Business & the Winter Olympics

6 things small business owners can learn from the Winter Olympics

The Sochi Winter Olympics has been a masterclass on how to set goals and work to achieve them. The perseverance, time and dedication displayed by the talented athletes are inspiring and somewhat similar to what entrepreneurs do. Therefore I have drawn some parallels and found six things that the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics can teach small business owners. To Reach Your Goals You Have to Put in the Hard Work Thousands of hours have gone into the training and preparation done [...]