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4 Working Skills Employers Are Looking For in First Jobbers

October 21, 2016 | Fonthip Ward


Getting your first job can be stressful. When you don’t have the experience to appear competitive to the job market, you can feel like you’re never going to get hired. But employers are looking for more than just a background of employment when they’re deciding who they should hire. When attempting to land your first […]

How To Effectively Use Twitter Influencers To Grow Your Brand

October 19, 2016 | Corinna Essa

Influencers with klout - by engaging with self-made internet stars you can create awareness of your brand.

More and more brands on social networks are actively looking to partner with social influencers in order to increase their reach and brand awareness. Social influencers are usually: Self-made internet stars Well-known in their industry Have high engagement levels on social networks Have authority and credibility in their industry Have large and specific audiences. But […]

Are You Missing in Action?

October 17, 2016 | Sue Lester

Feeling worn out and exhausted? Try reconnecting with the joy and excitement in your life.

Have you gone missing in action?  Yes, you’re physically still present, rushing here and there, juggling home and work commitments.  Your family, staff and clients can see your body, but where are you? The real you, inside, the you that was always fun, with a taste for adventure in life – do you even remember […]

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

October 14, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

To make more connections you need to move outside of your comfort zone. If you don't speak up your won't get ahead.

They say that to be successful you have to be prepared to get out of your comfort zone. Basically, you gotta “get comfortable being uncomfortable!” Many of my family and friends know that my mission is ‘to positively impact One Million people!’ A huge goal. Yes. And one that I cannot do alone. So I […]

Pokemon Go – Fitness App or Fitness Irritation

October 12, 2016 | Jo Cordell-Cooper

Pokemon Go

I downloaded Pokémon Go in August as I was hearing so much about it in the media I was curious (and I like to have some clue as to what my kids are talking about).  This game is downloaded to your smart device and is the cleverest use of technology I’ve ever seen!  In the […]

What Does Your Balance Sheet Say About You?

October 10, 2016 | Lisa Stoneham

Balance Sheet

In my last blog post we demystified the profit and loss statement by exploring the different items in the report and what to look for in order to understand how well the business is performing. The third part of our series of blog posts on ‘Understanding Your Numbers’ will unravel another one of the reports […]

The Tenth Secret to Success & Inner Peace: Wisdom is Avoiding All Thoughts That Weaken You

October 7, 2016 | Dianna Jacobsen

Your thoughts are what's driving your life.

As we round off our series of The Ten Secrets to Success and Inner Peace, by the late Dr Wayne Dyer, let’s look at one that is probably the easiest to do, in theory, yet quite difficult to do, in practice…. But be assured, this gets easier with time and practice, so please be patient! […]

You Don’t Have to Come Home Empty Handed from your First China Buying Trip

October 6, 2016 | Lindy Chen

Overseas buying trip

I can imagine some entrepreneurs consider an initial exploratory visit to China as a pleasure trip, mixed with some business.  The trip can be treated as sunk costs in starting a business, an investment in the learning process or par for the course.  If however, you want to make the most out of your initial […]

Good Faith – It’s Important and is Here to Stay and Grow!

October 5, 2016 | Simone Pentis

Good Faith

In 2015 any debate as to whether there are obligations to act in Good Faith within the franchising industry ended with the Franchising Code of Conduct (the main law regulating franchising in Australia) expressly confirming Good Faith exists in franchising and cannot be excluded or limited. The obligation to act in Good Faith applies before, […]

Are You a Reluctant Communicator?

October 3, 2016 | Kylie Warry

Your problems won't go away because you don't talk about them

Are you a reluctant communicator? Have you ever avoided a conversation?  Have you ever just walked away when speaking up would have been a better option?  When we do this it is usually based on fear.  Fear of the unknown can ensure that we avoid a conversation, or fear of facing confrontation, rejection, anger, the […]