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Communication Essentials for Business Success

August 16, 2017 | Ingrid Bayer

Communicate and stay in contact with your clients

In a world of hyper-connectivity, where everyone is seemingly super accessible, I wonder if we really understand how important the old fashioned communication values are in maintaining and retaining our client base. To be clear – you may have the schmickest website in the whole of the Southern Hemisphere, be ranked #1 on Google, have […]



Stop Taking on Too Much – Delegate and Direct

August 11, 2017 | Dianna Jacobsen

As business owners, chances are that we need other people in our team to support us, whether these are employees, contractors, or other forms of outsourced support. And sometimes managing staff, with various personalities and a range of skill-sets can feel like herding goldfish, right? Too often, small business owners try to save money by […]



Why You Can’t Fix Cashflow With Cash

June 8, 2017 | Dianna Jacobsen

So often, business owners say that their biggest challenge is cashflow, and that if they only had a big pile of money, their problems would be solved; but I say that you can’t fix cashflow with cash! Enigmatic, right? True, it is a bit of a paradox. But it simply means this: that the current […]



Company Owned vs Franchised Operations – What Does This Mean?

May 8, 2017 | Simone Pentis

Generally, from my experience if you operate within a franchise system, most stores, outlets and/or operations will be franchised rather than company owned. While a few franchise systems take a different approach and have relatively equal numbers of franchised and company owned operations, this tends to not be the common practice, especially as a system […]



Who is a Leader’s Most Important Raving Fan?

April 13, 2017 | Sally Dooley

A leader’s effectiveness relies on their ability to influence through creating positive relationships. When their team,  boss and most important stakeholders all hold them in high esteem, chances are that the leader is able to influence effectively. However, there is an even more critical positive relationship that as a leader you need to nurture,  and […]



Woman as Leaders: 6 Tips For High Performance Team Building

February 17, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

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As a woman in leadership, you have the rare opportunity to chart not just your own career course, but pave the way for a whole future generation of aspiring women leaders. In this post, learn six key tips to build high performance teams that will benefit you and everyone you work with. Tip 1: Know […]



Money Follows Mindset

January 31, 2017 | Dianna Jacobsen

A few months ago my blog discussion was based around rediscovering the ‘wealthy you’, in terms of recognising the abundance that surrounds each of us every day, in countless aspects such as plentiful food, enjoying nature, health, happiness, enriching experiences, fulfilling relationships, rewarding occupations, freedom of choice, and so forth, regardless of what our current […]



How To 10X The Effectiveness of Your Delegation

November 9, 2016 | Sally Dooley

Juggling multiple clients

Delegation is a critical leadership skill and in my experience as a leadership coach and facilitator,  it is not done well at any level in many organisations! Leaders and managers frequently miss out on the opportunity to build capability and improve productivity; engage and motivate their team; align their own and other’s strengths and passions […]



Repeat after me: “I Give Myself Permission……..”

November 7, 2016 | Dianna Jacobsen

As business owners, we often tend to be driven and passionate about what we do, and we generally have a ‘to-do’ list a mile long at any given time, right? It is easy to fall into the workaholic trap, working into the evenings and on the weekends, either because there is a seemingly-endless list of […]



Need More Clients? Take Ten!

September 28, 2016 | Sigrid de Kaste

The art of getting new business is no mystery, in fact it’s so simple we miss the forest for the trees.  Here are 10 tips to remind you how to build your client base: 1. Get New Business From Old.   Ask existing clients for more business before you try warming up a cold lead.  Ask […]