Business Advice

When You See a Business That Truly Stands Out, Ask Yourself - What Distinguishes That Companys Performance from Its Competitors?

Before I take on a client I stop and look at everything about that industry that could gripe, frustrate or irritate a potential customer. I ask people what irritates them. I try to internalize the sa...

By Bob Lyon 12/09/2019
Guide to Buying a Business

You’ve weighed the pros and cons, and now you’ve made the decision to buy a business. But what’s the next step? Buying a business is a complex and time-consuming process. It requires...

By Queensland Government 05/09/2019
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 Define Which Business is Right For You

Humanity and our environment are going through historically important changes, which we need to navigate more carefully. Technology can leave you vulnerable, but it is not the only challenge we face i...

By Troy Eichelberger 22/08/2019
Starting a Business: to Buy a Franchise or Go it Alone?

Starting a business can be a daunting proposition, with the aspiring business owner facing a myriad of tasks, decisions and challenges. Many business functions suddenly become the responsibility of th...

By Dr. Warren Harmer 14/08/2019
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
Buying a business: which is best – an asset or share sale?

Introduction In the sale or purchase of a business, a very important consideration is whether the buyer should purchase the: shares of the company comprising the business; or assets of the busine...

By by Justin Hill 03/06/2019
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