We all indulge during the festive season, but the need to stay Safe and Sound is also important. Did you know that: Australians’ weekly average alcohol intake triples during the festive season One third of Australians consume more than 10 standard drinks a week during the festive season Nearly … [Read more...] about Does Santa Really Know if you’re Good or Bad?
Steve Jobs is surely one of the world’s most respected business leaders. He has built an iconic brand in an industry most of us affectionately call ‘geeky’ gathering millions of loyal ‘paying’ customers in the process. While Steve himself is elusive and rarely gives interviews, there is a lot … [Read more...] about Build your Business: Steve Jobs Style
Oprah Winfrey built a media empire using the same basic principles that has earmarked every successful entrepreneur. When you look at your role models, have you had what I call a pity-party? photo from www.oprah.com You know where you sit, wondering (with lots of envy), why not me? Those … [Read more...] about Build your Business: Oprah Winfrey Style
Recently, I was asked to speak about the things I know now that I wish I knew back when I first started in business. This really got me thinking through everything I have done, what I have seen and the mistakes I’ve made. Here is my list of insights that I wish I had known way back when: You … [Read more...] about Things I’ve learnt About Business!
Budget time again. After scouring through the papers and online material, there aren’t a lot of surprises this year. The government has delivered a pretty basic budget promising to get Australia back in black by 2012-13. Lets see what it has for Small Business Addressing a Skills Shortage: … [Read more...] about The Budget Impacts for Small Business
Did you, like me, create a list of New Year’s resolutions that even as you wrote them your devil’s advocate was saying things like ’Oh there’s one from last year’s list!’, ‘You are kidding with that one aren’t you?’. In a moment of absolute clarity, I threw out my list. I’m as busy as I can … [Read more...] about Networking – Improving my ROI