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How To 10X The Effectiveness of Your Delegation

November 9, 2016 | Sally Dooley

Stop trying to juggle it all yourself and learn how to delegate.  The fact is, if you're not capable of delegating management will not view you as leadership material.

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

Do you let your business completely control your time? Start treating yourself like an employee and take that much needed time out before you collapse from sheer exhaustion.

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

Ways to create new business are often right in front of us. Here's 10 that will help boost the dollars in your door.

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 […]



Have You Ever Struggled With a Procrastinator?

September 2, 2016 | Kylie Warry

Trying to communicate with a procrastinator  can be a frustrating situation. Here's some helpful tips.

Patient and stabilising communicators … can struggle with procrastination. In strength, this steady gentle style is one that is warm, welcoming, all about relationship and somewhat more reserved than the playful or powerful styles.  However, they can really struggle with procrastination, they like to change at their pace, if at all. These guys are all […]



Take Your Business From Woe to WOW

August 16, 2016 | Vicki Writer

How do you reward your staff when they go over and above your expectations?

I sat in on a great session while overseas recently with Michelle Hoskin, a business coach in the UK who shared a couple of really simple, easy to implement ideas for growing your business. First and foremost, we need a vision. Almost all really successful business owners have a vision that is much bigger than […]



Franchising Networks: The impact of one and the importance of the Franchisor

August 10, 2016 | Simone Pentis

Regardless of what franchise they visit customers should receive a consistent experience.

When dealing with a franchise network, people will not often distinguish between different franchised businesses, but instead think of one overall business. Franchising as a business format encourages the above view. Most franchise systems seek to ensure that every existing or potential customer can generally expect to experience the same consistent products and/or services irrelevant […]



Happy Workers Are Satisfied And More Productive

August 8, 2016 | Sally Dooley

Happy Workers

Effective leaders know that creating an environment where teams are happy is not just a nice idea, it is a critical business imperative. One study found that those happiest at work are a staggeringly 47% more productive at work compared with those who are least happiest, and, perhaps more importantly, 180% happier with life in […]



Have You Ever Struggled With Perfectionism?

August 2, 2016 | Kylie Warry

Perfect Processes

Are you a perfectionist, or do you know one? In terms of the Communication Styles, the ‘Perfectionist’ style is the one who is most likely to struggle with this trait. If you live with, work with or love a perfectionist,  you may be relating already. Let me refresh your memory, the Perfectionist Communicator is all about […]



How Do You Deal With a Chatterbox?

July 1, 2016 | Kylie Warry

Playful communicators

Have you ever had to deal with a Chatterbox?  Someone who loves to talk, tell stories and uses many more words than necessary?  They are lovely but if you are short on time it can be tricky. Last time we spoke about Powerful Communicators, today we will talk about ‘Playful and Influencing’ communicators. The Playful  communicator is […]



Uncover, Unlock, Unleash The WEALTHY You!

June 27, 2016 | Dianna Jacobsen

Wealth journal

Are you waiting until you have lots of money to feel wealthy? Feel wealthy now… and then you’ll have lots of money! Paradoxical, isn’t it! You see, ‘wealth’ is a mindset, not a number. ‘Wealth’ encompasses not only financial prosperity, but also physical health and well-being, positive relationships, happiness, personal empowerment, and the countless things that […]