5 Bad Bosses - Are You One?

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Are You A Bad Boss?

Everyone has had a horrible boss. They can make life unbearable. It’s important to be sure that you are not that horrible boss.

Here are the five major enemies in the workplace. Read More

Productivity Tips

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Research shows that the amount of time in an average workday actually spent doing productive work, can sometimes be as low as 40%. Lack of productivity is ultimately due to distractions. The greater the distractions, the lower your productivity.

The solution - less distractions means more productivity – but how? Read More

Less Is More - Perfecting Your Sales Pitch

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Perfecting Your Sales Pitch

Sometimes you can save yourself a few words and a few heartaches if you make your sales pitch shorter.

Your customers and potential customers will be happy to get to the point and you will be able to increase your sales as you’ll get through more and more calls than you did before in much less time. Read More

How To Manage Smart(er) People

Thursday, March 16, 2017

How To Manage Smart(er) People

At some point in your managerial career, you will be faced with the task of managing those who score much higher than you on exams.

Perhaps they’re the engineering type or maybe they just have a more immediate take on the maths and sciences. Either way, it’s a delicate issue. Read More

Managing Your Business During A Personal Crisis

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Life happens. Unfortunately, you can’t close down the business every time you have a little trouble come along. If you did, you might not have a business very long, which might lead you down a very different path in life bringing more personal crises your way. It is a vicious cycle.

There are a few things you can do to make sure you survive during the trauma. It’s all about being honest. Read More

Can Talking About The Weather Help My Business?

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Can Talking About The Weather Help My Business

The weather is always a starter for conversation at this time of year. Our Australian summer with high temperatures and the risk of fires has kept us glued to the TV. Weather forecasters do their best to predict upcoming conditions so we know what to expect and have time to do our best to prepare.

There is no doubt about it - it's been a warm summer. But this article isn’t really just about the weather. So what’s the weather got to do with sound business practices? Read More