The small business paradox of 'busy-ness'

Planning our actions provides clarity about what we are seeking to do, guidance about how we will do it, communicates our intentions to align our team and helps us identify and reduce risk. So why are we choosing not to plan and instead fly by night?

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Are we missing the point of strategy?

In my early days as a newly minted CEO, I discovered that it was incredibly easy to overlook the most important part of strategy… This is what I learnt.

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How Australian SMEs can leverage technology to improve the customer experience

As a phrase, ‘Customer Experience’ has become familiar to CEOs but it’s value does not seem to have resonated with a lot of small to medium sized businesses in Australia yet. It has a potentially enormous impact on your bottom line - so here is what you need to do to harness the power of technology and improve the Customer Experience your business offers…

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How to master the art of delegation

Delegation is one of the hardest things to do well, but with some help and the right approach it could be the best cultural move you ever make for the success of your business. Here's why and how you can get it right, too. 

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Business and personal finance becoming blurred?  Here’s what you need to do…

A recent survey showed that one in three Australian small business owners have used their personal cash to keep the business afloat. Find out how you can avoid ever blurring the lines of personal and business finance and keep your business on the path to success here...

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