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Who Do You Need To Be As A Leader in 2016?

February 5, 2016 | Sally Dooley

Leadership Planning

Studies suggest that only 8% of people who make New Year resolutions actually keep them. As you head into a fresh year it is a great time to both reflect on what you achieved last year and set goals for the year ahead. But, how do you make sure you are in the top 8% […]



The Franchisee Structure – Get It Right

December 15, 2015 | Simone Pentis

Taking the time to get your Franchisee structure  right, could save you more than just money in the long run.

The franchisee entity can take many forms, varying from individual sole trader, partnership, joint venture, trust, corporate and/or mix of these structures. While most franchisees tend to operate as a corporate structure, what is the best structure will depend on the personal circumstances of those who will make up the franchisee entity and any franchisor […]



Rejuvenate and Empower With Fabulous Feedback

December 10, 2015 | Sally Dooley

The holiday season is the perfect time to connect and give your team feedback

At this time of year, Christmas fever sets in and focus starts to wander. Your team can easily slip into cruise mode and lose valuable momentum. Successful leaders notice the shift and proactively seek to lift the energy and focus to keep momentum moving in the right direction. Harnessing the power of feedback is a […]



Why the Annual Code Update is More Important Than Ever Before

October 19, 2015 | Simone Pentis

Ensure you review and diarise the new Franchising Code of Conduct.

For most franchisors 30 October is a significant date. Given that most franchise systems within Australia follow the Australian financial year of 1 July to 30 June, then 30 October represents the expiry of the 4-month period from the franchisor’s last financial year whereupon franchisors must generally have ensured that they have updated Disclosure Documents […]



Telling Good Stories

September 9, 2015 | Sally Dooley

Tell stories about your business

In my last post I shared how great leaders use story telling to effectively impart and gather the information that truly matters in organisations. This post focuses on how you can increase your capacity to craft and deliver powerful stories to help shape the culture and future of your organisation. Here are some points to […]



Women in Branding: Where Are They?

August 19, 2015 | Emelye Lovell

Women need different financial advice from the male-dominated financial world.

At a recent branding and advertising industry conference, I watched on as four heads of creative agencies spoke on the topic, ‘What Does the Modern Agency Look Like?’ Whilst their answers varied, one answer spoke volumes: they were all men. When a brazen female audience member pointed out this embarrassingly obvious fact, they squirmed, each […]



Leading Authentically

August 11, 2015 | Sally Dooley

The quality of the conversations you have give rise to your leadership ability.

Leadership begins with who you really are and your willingness to really connect with others in a genuine way. To be an effective leader you must master the art of authenticity, which is the capacity to be comfortable with who you are and courageous enough to let that guide the decisions you make, the way […]



Leadership

August 7, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Grow your business by affiliate marketing. It's about creating a win-win situation.

If you are a speaker, more than likely you are a successful leader, or at least an aspiring leader.  You must first lead yourself.  I like to keep things simple and have acronyms for many facets of my life. Here’s one of mine on Leadership. What does Leadership mean to me? L    Learning – always be […]



Stay Focused! Increase Your Productivity

July 29, 2015 | Sue Davey

How to refocus and be more productive

Surprisingly, one of the biggest barriers to us managing our time better is the ability to stay focused. We get distracted by all sorts of things in our working day, whether it’s your phone, social media channels, chats with colleagues or whatever else comes flying your way. Here are a few tips to keep you […]



The Dark Side of Time Management

June 26, 2015 | Sue Davey

Practise meditation

Do you feel stressed by your over-scheduled life, especially if you’re trying to stay on top of your game when it comes to your career, your family and your friends? Well if you do, you are not alone! Women all over the world live in fear as they try to balance their lives, be a […]