09 Aug 2018
Disasters. They happen. In personal lives, and in business.
That’s not being negative, that’s being real. Every day disasters affect families and businesses somewhere in the world, but it always seems to happen to someone else, doesn’t it?
Then every once ...
26 Jul 2018
Any business that isn’t planning for the future is planning to get left behind.
While most business owners know that budgeting is a critical part of their planning, there is some confusion about which components should be included in a budget.
13 Jul 2018
“I get all my business from word-of-mouth marketing.”
“I’m a referral business.”
“I don’t have the budget for marketing.”
“I’m just too busy to market my business!”
If you find yourself saying any of the above, it’s likely that you experience considerable peaks and ...
13 Jun 2018
If a business owner said to you that they run their business without a budget, what would you think? You’d think they were incompetent. Or perhaps lazy? Or both?
But what do most families do?
When you think about it, a family ...
25 May 2018
Time is running out.
If you want to take a few simple preventative measures to minimise or defer how much tax you will pay for this Financial Year, you need to do two things:
1. Read the following 9 point checklist, then
18 May 2018
For many, the word ‘budget’ is about as appealing as the word ‘diet’.
It seems to imply what you will go without, rather than what you will achieve.
To a successful business owner, however, the word ‘budget’ has a very different meaning.
10 May 2018
“Signing on the dotted line.” It wasn’t all that long ago that phrase meant signing pen-on-paper. Increasingly these days it can also mean signing on-screen with a stylus—or even with your finger tip!—or by using your computer and keyboard.
So why ...
15 Jan 2018
Whenever you mention the word ‘budget’, most people get a feeling of dread. Similar to the word ‘diet’, budget conjures up images of deprivation, scarcity and discipline. As a result, many business owners and managers try to postpone putting their ...