FREE EVENT – How to make more sales and get stuff done

Another practical event from Small Business SA full of ideas you can implement in your business straight away. How to get stuff done! Want to get more done? Tired of not achieving your goals? Procrastination is the thief of time! At this event, Joni Combe will give an insightful talk about procrastination – understand the four reasons why we do … Read More

One Hour MBA from Small Business SA – Tuesday May 1st

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Many small business owners don’t have the time to sit through hours and hours of webinars, presentations etc. This is why Small Business SA have created the One Hour MBA. Hear from 5 experts in Sales, Digital Marketing, Human Resources, Taxation and Law that will each give you their 3 … Read More

Stress is contagious

Is there someone at work who always complains about how busy they are and seems constantly flustered and rushed? Do you have a friend who has to immediately respond to an incoming text no matter where they are or what you are talking about? Or do you know someone going through a tough divorce who desperately needs you to listen? … Read More

“People are our greatest asset”. Really?

So many organisations explicitly state that their employees are their “greatest asset”. But what does it actually mean?  In practice.  In terms of vision, organisational structure, how work is undertaken and roles defined, how people are managed and do their jobs? Employee engagement and retention is one of the core leadership challenges facing Australian organisations.   Attracting and developing talent to … Read More

Lease Agreements

The success of your business may well depend on a well-negotiated lease. General questions you should ask about a lease Has the landlord given me all documents which are legally required to be provided? What is the duration of the lease and have I got an option to renew? This needs to be clearly stated. It’s usually much cheaper to extend … Read More

The Business Will

Whilst the term “Business Will” is a relatively new one, the concept is not. What a “Business Will” is designed to achieve is perhaps better described by the term “Business Succession Agreement”. This term gives an insight into only one part of the process of planning for the future of a business, and for how an unexpected death, injury or … Read More

Choosing the right Business Structure

Introduction Choosing the right structure for your business is essential from a taxation and legal perspective. How do you know which one is right for you? The three most popular business structures are sole trader partnership company Knowing the differences between these structures and choosing what’s best for your business can put you in the most favourable tax and legal … Read More

Resilience – how to bounce back better.

Resilience is the ability to not just bounce back from difficulties and challenges faced in life. Resilience is bouncing back better, more self-aware and stronger mentally than you were before. Some people snap, some people snap back better. Are we born with it or can we learn it? Research suggests that resilience can be a learned skill. Stress seems to be the pre-cursor to testing … Read More

What is success?

Action is the foundational key to all success. ~ Pablo Picasso How do you define success? Is it wealth? Is it happiness? Is it the number of social media “likes” you get? Webster’s dictionary has three definitions; The fact of getting or achieving wealth respect or fame (this is the worst definition of the 3 options in my opinion!). The correct or desired … Read More