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Beautiful watercolour prints from Australia

Tax Preparation

Friday, 1 June 2018

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Getting ahead of the game

Boy the time flies doesn’t it? There’s about six weeks till the end of the financial...

Basic Bookkeeping

Friday, 20 April 2018

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Keeping on track

For many small business owners just the thought of anything to do with accounts or finance...

Managing Payroll

Friday, 6 April 2018

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Sharing the Load

Hopefully at some point there will come a time where you are no longer just a one person...

Systems and Record Keeping

Friday, 6 April 2018

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Having it all close to hand

I recently talked about your need for keeping records for the tax department...

Cyber Security for Your Business

Sunday, 18 March 2018

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Protecting yourself Online

Protecting your business online is not always one of the first things you think...

Deductions for Home based Businesses

Sunday, 18 March 2018

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Staking Your Claim

We’ve just been informed that the tax man will be taking a good look at people who make...

Why You Need a Financial Calender

Thursday, 8 March 2018

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Save the Date

When you’re the one running the show there’s always something else to do.  That’s why I keep...

Manufacturing New Products and Content

Monday, 5 March 2018

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Trying to Pick a Winner

Theres a fine line between making sure you have something fresh and new to offer...

Automation

Saturday, 24 February 2018

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Time is Money

At the risk of sounding like your grandma, things have sure changed since I first started a...

Finding Funding

Friday, 16 February 2018

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Show Me the Money

It can be no small thing to find a source of funding to help finance your business until...

Keeping Financial Records

Friday, 9 February 2018

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Why it matters

Along with running your business day to day comes the added responsibility of having to keep...

Time Management

Friday, 2 February 2018

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Finding the time

Theres a lot said these days about time management and productivity but at the end of the...

Organisation and Structure

Thursday, 25 January 2018

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Picking the right kind of business

So you’ve decided to start a business.  Great! What kind of business are...

Easy Finance for Small Business

Monday, 22 January 2018

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What Every Business owner should know

The subject of finance is one of the biggest headaches for many small...

Setting Financial Goals

Monday, 15 January 2018

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Setting the tone

The New Year is here and I am already running late  Never mind, better late than never....

Big Breath Out

Friday, 29 December 2017

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Finding the Good

The year is about to end.  As you get older the rate at which they fly by becomes exponentially...

It's Not About the Money

Monday, 18 December 2017

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Finding the reasons why

When you start up a business it can be a struggle financially to get things going....

Self Care for the Self Employed

Monday, 11 December 2017

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Fitting it all in

I don’t know about you but I’m already feeling a little battle weary about Christmas and...

Review, Revise, Refresh

Friday, 1 December 2017

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Getting a Head Start

The end of the year is approaching at a rapid rate and this is a great time to be thinking...

Bending not Breaking

Sunday, 26 November 2017

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Managing the Unforeseen

One of the things I continue to struggle with, both in business and in life, is uncertainty....

The Secret to Staying Engaged

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

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Staying Sane in the Silly Season

During this busy (hopefully) time of year it can feel a little like you’re...

Five Ideas for Finding Topics

Friday, 10 November 2017

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Hitting the Headlines

After you’ve been in business for a while it can often be hard to feel like you’ve...

The Magic of Repetition

Monday, 30 October 2017

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Over and Over

I think that as a business owners we often imagine that business success comes like lightening...

Ten Things You Can Do To Market Your Business

Saturday, 21 October 2017

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Try Something New

When you’re used to handling most or all of the promotion for your business it can be easy...

Playing to your Strengths

Sunday, 8 October 2017

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Your SWOT analysis

I recently read an article about what you should be thinking about when delegating and...

Just Pictures

Friday, 29 September 2017

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New Australian Series

I’m excited to announce the release my first set of Australian prints featuring some...

Ready for Christmas

Friday, 22 September 2017

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What to do now

It may seem like way too early to be getting ready for Christmas but there are only 13 and...

Exit Strategies

Friday, 15 September 2017

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What to do at the end

When you first start your business you're not even thinking about the time when you...

How To Get Rich

Friday, 8 September 2017

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Anyone can learn

Last week I talked about how businesses have changed from the traditional model. It used...

The New Business Model

Friday, 1 September 2017

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What Works for You

In the past, businesses ran Monday to Friday, from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm or thereabouts....

Saving 101

Friday, 25 August 2017

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Show Me The Money

One of the most asked questions from people when I'm talking about buying property is “How...

A Beginners Guide to Buying Property - part two

Friday, 18 August 2017

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Property Finance

Last week I started talking about how to take the first steps to buy a property. This week...

A Beginners Guide to Buying Property

Friday, 11 August 2017

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Getting your foot in the door

I get a little annoyed when I hear people banging on about the unaffordability...

Online Etiquette

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

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Minding your E’s and Q's

Have you ever had one of those experiences where someone has completely misunderstood...