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Let It Go

October 29, 2015 | David Solomon

Inner peace and happiness

Perhaps you’re sick and tired of hearing these words because your kids have worn them out singing THAT song? Or perhaps this is the advice a friend gave you about something that happened that has been bugging you for a while? In any case, the “let it go” I’m referring to here is about letting something go […]

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 […]

Treat Your Speaking Business Like Flying in A Plane

October 2, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Speaker survival

Often when building your speaking business, you may get consumed by others who want to take time and energy from you and they constantly ask you to speak here and there, they want you help them or do something for them. You need to STOP!  Before you rush into things or help anybody else, you […]

It Might Be Time To Ditch The Business Plan

September 30, 2015 | David Solomon

Ditch complicated business planning

Before you get too carried away, it’s not about not having any sort of business plan at all. What I am saying is that you shouldn’t spend too long creating the “perfect” business plan. Many businesses get bogged down writing huge documents that never get implemented. They simply gather dust in a drawer or sit […]

Live a Life You Truly Love

August 26, 2015 | David Solomon

Higher Purpose business

Motivation will tell you what you’re supposed to do, what you should do or what you must do. But that’s not nearly as powerful as what you are inspired to do. Inspiration will get you up earlier and keep you up later. When you are inspired by something you would do it whether you are paid […]

Business Name Registration Doesn’t Mean You Own It

August 24, 2015 | Binh Rey

Choosing the right blog platform

Many businesses do not think of calling a trademark consultant when they start up a new business, create a product name or buy an existing business. It is a fact that registering a business, company or domain name does not give you any proprietary rights. With a trade mark you are able to take legal […]

Because Success is Personal

July 31, 2015 | David Solomon

Success looks different to all of us

A client recently asked me to help her break through some barriers to achievement she was experiencing in her business. As preparation I asked her to come up with an answer to “What does success mean for YOU?” Her answer was very interesting… This process was not too much different from one I’d put myself […]

How Letting Go Means You Get More (Part 2)

June 24, 2015 | David Solomon

Revitalise your business: Surrender the old and allow the new to flow into your business and life.

Please read Part 1 first if you haven’t read it yet! …So my 2015 word of the year had become quite apparent. It needed to be one of the many synonyms that indicate letting go. Eventually I decided on the word “SURRENDER”. I chose SURRENDER as it is a passive process of just letting go, […]

Tax-Planning Doesn’t Have To Be Hard Work!

June 16, 2015 | Dianna Jacobsen

Taxation Planning 2015

As anyone in business will be aware, we are almost at the end of yet another financial year. “So what?” you ask? Well, now is the perfect time to be checking on your ‘numbers’ for the past year, and scheduling a visit to your accountant, to tally up your 2014-2015 totals to date, and to […]

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

May 26, 2015 | Simone Pentis

Putting an agreement in place helps to ensure that all parties fully understand the expectations and minimises any potential misunderstandings.

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 […]