Business Advice

Selling your business? You Need Your Staff More Than They Need You

The job market is not like it used to be. The people on both sides of the table know that business owners need their staff more than the staff need their employer, and if they plan to sell up, they ne...

By Kerry Anne Nelson 29/08/2019
How To Lead The Field This Financial Year

The end of the financial year brings with it the thrills of counting the beans of your business wins, or the condolences of tallying up losses. It is a perfect time to take stock of your current posit...

By Kerry Anne Nelson 21/06/2019
Why Businesses Fail

Did you know that 97% of all businesses here in Australia are small businesses? And did you also know that over 67% of small business owners don’t make it through to survive their first 5 years?...

By Kerry Anne Nelson 24/05/2019
How to stay ahead of the growth curve in your business

“The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe It’s hard to keep up appearances in your business whe...

By Kerry Anne Nelson 13/05/2019
Time for business to champion sensible responses on energy

Today one of our major national newspapers is carrying a front-page story about the ongoing energy crisis and the potential economic risks that flow from political plans based around ideology not real...

By Peter Strong 03/05/2019
Can I Sell My Business If It's Insolvent?

It’s inevitable that some businesses will fall into insolvency in their lifespan. This means the business is in a position where they are unable to pay their debts. Despites efforts to turn the ...

By Christopher Tsiknas 12/04/2019
Where Advertising Stops, and Marketing Doesn't Go

Branding is, where advertising stops, and marketing doesn’t go. Back in the day, cattle were branded to help protect breeders and buyers from rustlers. Today’s iconic brands are often for...

By Stella Gianotto 05/04/2019
Do you want your brand to be seen and heard?

PR is a powerful marketing tool that can introduce your brand to new audiences. However, to achieve the best results, it’s important to understand how it fits into your overall marketing strateg...

By Jules Brooke 27/03/2019
Success is About Discipline and Persistence

If you could sit down with some of the most successful people in business and learn all the lessons of success that they had taken a lifetime to gather. Do you think that would help you to be more suc...

By Bob Lyon 21/03/2019
3 Steps to Improving the Return on Your Business For Sale

The fundamental principles of selling a business are the same as selling anything, including whatever the business sells. The best businesses have a sales system and documented processes. They also se...

By Paul Lange 08/03/2019