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Franchisor’s Time For a Check Up: The New Franchise Code 5 Months In

May 26, 2015 | Simone Pentis

Franchise Code 5 month on

2015 has been a big year for those operating within the franchising industry, most especially Franchisors. As of 1 January 2015, the franchising industry faced the repeal of the pre-existing Franchise Code of Conduct with the introduction of a new Franchising Code of Conduct (“New Code”). Furthermore, the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Industry Code-Penalties) Act […]



Are You Sick Of Low Quality Communication?

May 25, 2015 | Kylie Warry

Are you maximising every opportunity to communicate effectively and connect your business.

As “Women in Business”, Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and friends you all communicate each and everyday. In fact, High Quality Communication is crucial to your business not just surviving but thriving. How often do you actually stop and think about your Communication and gauge how well it is serving you? I would say based on research […]



How Letting Go Means You Get More (Part 1)

May 20, 2015 | David Solomon

Success and freedom could be yours by just letting go of the things that no longer serve you or your business.

Last year my word of the year was “FLOW”. In case you’re not familiar with the concept, a word of the year is designed to guide you and to give you a steady focus and reminder throughout the year as to what is most important for you thematically. Some people don’t even set resolutions or […]



Needs-based Selling: It Starts With Why

May 6, 2015 | Sarah Savvas

Selling dynamics

Right now across Australia, there is an exciting cultural change being driven by some of the major corporate players. These companies have awoken to the reality that in today’s saturated market, it’s not what or how you sell that determines your success. It’s why you sell. Today, trust is low and customers are increasingly critical. […]



There Is Good And Bad In Everything

April 27, 2015 | Janet Culpitt

Take control of your debt management before it takes control of you.

I intend to make 2015 a great year for me. I have set goals that will mean stretching out of my comfort zone. Debt management is one of those goals. I plan to clear a debt created years ago, it was a necessary debt at the time it was taken out. A quick fix is not […]



Start With The End In Mind

April 24, 2015 | Danielle MacInnis

Online Tools That are useful

WHAT If you don’t know where you are going, you might just get there… I am planning the launch of my new website in March and so am going through the same planning process I do with my clients. Who is my ideal client? What is my business model? Where do I want to be […]



7 Key Elements To The Perfect Business

April 22, 2015 | David Solomon

Use these 7 key elements to evaluate the success of your business.

In over 30+ years in business I’ve seen plenty of what works well – and even more of what doesn’t! Here’s a quick checklist for you to evaluate your own business. How many can you tick off? P = Purpose (Higher Purpose) A Higher Purpose or a Big Why. This is a motive that is […]



Be Empowered – Financially!

April 21, 2015 | Dianna Jacobsen

Financial empowerment

“Financial Empowerment”. What does this mean to you? Financial security? Financial literacy? Feeling ‘in control’ of your money and your financial or business results? Feeling positive and optimistic about your ability to generate money and to be in a comfortable position financially? Yes, it means all of these things. But do you really feel this […]



Why Customer Retention Should Be Your No. 1 Priority (Part 2)

April 8, 2015 | Sarah Savvas

Customer Retention and feedback

Once you’ve cemented trust and loyalty with your customers through the customer retention strategies discussed in Part One, you can then move on to focusing on more proactive and targeted strategies to cement and secure long term customer retention. Some of these strategies include: 1. Implement anticipatory service Anticipatory service simply means taking a proactive […]



Control, Alt, Delete

March 27, 2015 | Janet Culpitt

Take advantage of how to legally minimise the tax you pay.

What does the word control conjure up in your mind? Immediately for me I think of the control key on a computer keyboard; for my husband it’s the TV remote control. When I Googled the word, Wikipedia alone came up with over 2 dozen Control definitions and explanations. (Sometimes I wonder why non English speaking people […]