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Planning a Balanced 2015 – Business and LIFE!

December 12, 2014 | Dianna Jacobsen

Get some balance in 2015

As 2014 draws to a close, many of us are doing a number of things: stressing about Christmas preparations; looking forward to some family time and days off work; starting to wonder what 2015 may bring and what we should plan for next year; and dwelling on how many things we have yet to tick-off […]



The New Code – Changing Franchising From 1 January 2015

December 10, 2014 | Simone Pentis

Franchisees need to be aware of changes that could take place from 1 January 2015.

The Franchising industry is about to go through another major change. The final version of the new Franchising Code of Conduct (“New Code”) together with the regulation repealing the existing Franchising Code of Conduct (“Old Code”) have been released and are now moving through the process of being tabled into the houses of parliament. While […]



Do More Than Just Survive Christmas – 10 Tips on How to Thrive.

December 8, 2014 | Sue Lester

The festive seasons brings out all sorts of feelings. Here's some tips for coping with them.

No matter what your normal family dynamics, the busy festive season can be stressful, so here are some helpful tips and reminders to get you through with a smile. 1. Leave the Past where it belongs, your version of it only exists in your head. 2. If you are going to imagine a future event […]



If You Are Confused About Wealth – Then Smile!

December 5, 2014 | Leo Eliades

Financial freedom

When I was in my twenties there was a time when I was convinced that wealth was only for others, not me. As much as I wanted the freedom and the choices that came with wealth, I was so confused and that was enough to make me give up. Fortunately for me and those I […]



How to Use Google Keyword Planner to Brainstorm Blog Topics

December 3, 2014 | Sorcha Mullis

Learn how to identify topics and subjects of high interest and blog about them.

Not just good for paid and organic keyword research, Google’s keyword planner tool also offers a terrific platform for brainstorming new blog topics that you know people will want to read – because they’ve been searching for it! Google keyword planner is a free AdWords tool that will help you find ideas for your blog […]



Silly Season Change

December 1, 2014 | Janet Culpitt

Don't let your Christmas spending send you broke

Do things change for you in the ‘Silly Season’?  Effective Debt Management and keeping your cash flow under control are important at this time of year or you could spend the next 12 months paying for it. Many of us begin to wind down from work and start ‘End of Year’ partying, gift shopping, and […]



Franchisee’s Request for an Updated Disclosure Document – warning sign or a just normal part of operations?

November 28, 2014 | Simone Pentis

Selling a Franchise

Within Australia, each and all franchisees have the right to require from their franchisor at least once every 12 months that a current Disclosure Document be provided to them within 14 days of their written request. This right arguably acknowledges that franchisees are generally involved in a long term relationship with their franchisor and every […]



Work Smarter Not Harder This Christmas

November 26, 2014 | Danielle MacInnis

Here are some great websites that will help to get your creative juices flowing.

The holiday season is almost upon us and client gift giving is top of mind. For many business owners things are a bit quieter during the holiday season so it is a good time to get across the various websites that could be helpful in making their business shine over the year ahead. Below you […]



Now is The Time For Christmas Marketing on Facebook!

November 24, 2014 | Natalie Alaimo

The holiday season often is the perfect time to connect and market to your audience.

Business owners who focus on the business to business market tend to have slower sales in November, December and January. Why? I think it’s because they believe that it is the party season and business transactions are stopping. Here at Natalie Alaimo International we sell training courses to other business owners on how they can […]



When It Comes to Business Advice, WHO Do I Listen To?!

November 21, 2014 | Dianna Jacobsen

Not everyone will agree with you

Have you ever noticed that when it comes to your life, everyone has an opinion?! That all of your friends and rellies are suddenly ‘experts’ on time management, parenting, business development, marketing, financial strategy, relationships, personal health and well-being, and so on? And yet, when you look at their lives, they aren’t really doing anything […]