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SBA Insider Secret #6

Continual Change Today there are two types of businesses, those that change and those that disappear. Leaders must have a high level of dissatisfaction and motivation to make change Business leaders must be ready to make change Business leaders must know what changes need to be made to improve the business Business leaders must have…

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Personal productivity in the workplace

What could you do with an extra 100 minutes per day? I attended a session last week facilitated by productivity expert Glenn Tranter, which I found very informative and a wonderful reminder on how important productivity is in the workplace. It got me thinking that if my session with Glenn motivated me, I should share…

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The difference between an entrepreneur and small business owner.

  I am often asked what exactly is an entrepreneur and how does it differ from a business owner? The answer is very interesting and understanding the difference can help you increase your sales and profitability and improved your work-life balance. For context purposes I like to start with what my definition of a business…

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Tick tock, tick tock…… Time is of the essence!

  Why is June so important? As we quickly approach the end of financial year, now is a good time for business leaders to not only review your 15/16 results and achievements but to also get a head start and refocus and reignite your vision, objectives and goals for the upcoming year. It’s a common…

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Change equals profit

Change is the only way to improve profitability in business.          In business we have never seen an environment where the rate of change and the need to change has been so great and experts predict that this rate of change will increase significantly over the next five to ten years. With this in mind, my…

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Change equals profit

Change is the only way to improve profitability in business! In business we have never seen an environment where the rate of change and the need to change has been so great and experts predict that this rate of change will increase significantly over the next five to ten years. With this in mind, my…

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Profit is not a dirty word!

Phil-osophy “A business must make sufficient profit to make the efforts, energies and risks of being in business worthwhile.” There is one fundamental question I always ask a business owner, “what are you in business for?” Although there are many and varied responses, all owners generally include an element of financial betterment. The reality is…

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Many baby boomers struggling to sell their small businesses

Republished from The Age, Monday 23 March 2015 – Adam Courtenay If you are in your 50s and 60s and trying to sell your small business, join the ever-lengthening queue. Never before have so many tried to sell so many nest eggs at such short notice. There are a record 41,200 businesses for sale across Australia…

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