13 tips to being effective with your time in 2020

The challenge for most business owners isn’t keeping busy hour by hour, day by day – that’s easy.  It’s actually doing things that give real results and grow their business.   Generally speaking if you’re busy as a leader, you’re doing it wrong. When you’re busy, you’re more likely to make poor time-management choices — taking on commitments […]

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Having an Open Mind

A super-critical ingredient for business success is having an open mind. Over many years of dealing with small to medium privately owned businesses, one of the key differences I’ve found between successful businesses and unsuccessful ones, is that successful business owners understand that they do not know everything, and therefore seek advice from whoever they […]

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A Business Plan

This is not a matter of Life or Death – it’s much more important than that!  A well thought out Strategic Business Plan is often the missing ingredient that a business needs to be successful.  Statistics currently show that 82% of Australian companies go out of business in their first 10 years.  In my opinion, […]

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Cashflow is King

Cash is King!  We’ve all heard this before, but most small-medium business owners know that cash flow is their most important metric.  Unfortunately, poor cash flow is also the number one reason why SME’s go into liquidation. A business can go a long time without being profitable.  However, a highly profitable company with poor cash […]

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