We all have a too hard basket. That place where we put those ideas we know would be great to put in place but are simply too hard to actually do. The question is are they really too hard or do we just not know the easy way to do […]

So, you don’t think networking works for your business, but you are not sure why. You know multiple people who swear by it, but it just hasn’t worked out for you. The question is are you sure you are doing it right? A lot of people who have recently started […]

Questions are an essential tool for any business, but are you asking the right ones in the right way? A question can help you find out information, it can prove a point and it can help you make a sale. So, the most important question is: How do you ask […]

We hear the term small business a lot these days, and October is small business month here in Australia, but the question is are you running a small business or are you running a micro business? The Australian Bureau of Statistics says you are only classified as a small business […]

Most of us begin our working life as an employee, there are regular paydays, paid leave, sick leave and many other perks. When we go out and work for ourselves it is all a bit different. The first major difference is that the money coming in isn’t quite as regular, […]

Small businesses need to think about technology on a larger scale, even if you are not using the latest tech yourself you need to be aware of what is out there and what it means for the way we do business. Cloud computing – this is one of those areas […]

When it comes to business partnerships monogamy is not always the way to go. The chances of finding one business partner who will be able to meet all your needs moving forward are very slim and can harm your business in the long run. Don’t get me wrong here, there […]

The official definition of opportunity cost is “the loss of other alternatives when one alternative is chosen” but what does that really mean for businesses? If you run your own business there are many moving parts that you need to manage. If you are focussing on getting one part to […]