mental

The mental gym is always open, so use it.

At the beginning of the year, so many of us had high hopes for 2021. We’d done the hard yards (particularly in Victoria) and we now knew how to beat the virus. Unfortunately, we were unrealistically optimistic – not knowing Delta was madly evolving o ...

parental

Position Descriptions

You invest a lot of time in finding the right people to join your team. So, it’s important that once you have made the decision to hire someone, you must give this partnership the very best chance of delivering a great outcome for your business. P ...

leadership

The qualities of leadership

Leadership is an art form. There is no right or wrong way to lead, but what all great leaders seem to have in common is the ability to influence people.  If you are blessed with the skill to inspire a team, then you have a distinct advantage.  Howeve ...

doc

The importance of a file note

Whether you are a small or large business, franchisor or franchisee, you need to make a habit of using file notes.  Not only can it help you grow your business, but it can also act as an aide memoire, and help you remember what happened if you have a ...

hybrid

The hybrid workplace

In early 2020, during the initial COVID lockdown, many businesses around Australia were forced to implement a working from home (WFH) set-up for their employees as the only way of keeping their business operating. After a few weeks of ensuring everyo ...

projectmanage

Using tech to drive project management

Digital project management systems are no longer the future of workflow management: they are the present, and any business that is not implementing a digital project management system is losing a competitive advantage. Digital project management syst ...

virtualevent

Is there still a place for virtual events

COVID19 lockdowns forced businesses to embrace the concept of a virtual event. Whether that was an annual awards celebration, a conference, a farewell or a largescale training session, for example, the only way to deliver was online, and many compani ...

branding

Brand evolution or revolution

A highly recognisable brand that is instantly tied to a quality product or reliable service is the Utopia that businesses aim for. And we know it’s a long haul to get your brand well known. But those elements of the brand that comprise visual recogni ...