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Do you take holidays? Here’s why you should

In my first business, an accountancy practice, I followed the mantra of “work hard and work long”. I did not

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When were you last conned by a job title?

Have you ever bought a book based on its cover and ended up with a disappointing read? Perhaps you have

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Relationships are difficult enough – why add a business to the mix?

The divorce rate in Australia is approximately 40%. Meanwhile, the business failure rate is 50% within five years. We humans

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Who is to blame – the system or the operator?

Like many business owners, I became aware of the importance of checklists by looking at how airlines and surgeons operate

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So you think you can’t sell?

As a business mentor, I find one of the most common challenges business owners face is selling their products and

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The pen is mightier than the sword (and keyboard)

The saying, “the pen is mightier than the sword”, was first coined in 1839 by English novelist and playwright Edward

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Governments: Bloodsuckers or golden geese?

In 2015, ABC Fact Check investigated comments made by a senator that 50% of the Australian population received a government

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The games people play (and not on a computer)

Psychiatrist Eric Berne’s bestselling book, Games People Play, was first published in 1964. It describes more than 100 different games

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Is your bookkeeping costing you more than a good bookkeeper would?

On 1st July 2000, Australia introduced the GST. One of the initial impacts was that most businesses had to start

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The business owner and work-life balance

A business owner has a different perspective on work-life balance compared with an employee or executive. For most business owners,

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