Productivity

How to Find an Extra 2 hours per Day

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It’s well documented that one of the philosophies of highly successful people is an early start to their day.  Successful people are members of what is known as the 5am club, rising and achieving more before most of us have even opened our eyes at around 7am. They get more done each and everyday, have time to work on their ... Read More »

9 ways to be more productive right now!

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This  post was first published on She Owns It Being productive in business is one of the key drivers to being more profitable. We would all like to be more efficient with our time, but often it’s little things that, when you put them together, can have a dramatic impact on your productivity. Try these productivity hits: Focus – turn ... Read More »

If I started over….

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I’ve been in business for a while - I’ve bought and sold a surf shop, started an accountancy business and launched a series of products and services that have assisted many business owners navigate the sometimes rocky world of business ownership. But if I started over what would I do differently? Read More »

Give Your Mind a Break, But Listen to that Voice of Reason

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First published on the ABN Her Business Blog Sometimes you get in a headspace that is not healthy for your business. On the surface everything is okay; you’re getting the bare minimum done. But you’ve lost your enthusiasm, your drive to do more, to be better and grow. And if you stay in that mindset for too long, you can ... Read More »

Which 1 will you choose?

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First Published on Dynamic Business Blog The number 1 can be so powerful; it’s really just a matter of how you look at. While small, it can make a fundamental difference in your business growth each and every day. Read More »

9 steps to streamlining your work week

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First Published on Dynamic Business Blog Do you feel like the first seven months of this year have been a blur of busyness, but not much actually getting done? It can get like that, can’t it? Would you love to feel more in control of your workload and finally get to those projects that you’ve been attempting to work on for quite some time; those projects that will provide revenue-generating opportunities; and implement them, finally? Read More »

Are you avoiding your paperwork?

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First published on the ABN Her Business Blog Have you buried your head in the sand when it comes to your business financials? Do you know where your money is being spent and how much money you have earned? Or do you simply get your books done (or not – shriek!) to get your BAS out of the way, pray that you don’t owe any money and get back to being busy? Are you afraid of knowing exactly how your business is going? I love that saying “feel the fear and do it anyway”, because at least if you do know the hard facts, you’ll be able to make changes. And you never know, your business might be doing better than you thought! Read More »

What You Should Look For In A Bookkeeper – It’s Not Just About Skill Set!

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First published on the ABN Her Business Blog Have you resolved to improve the management of your business this year? Perhaps you’ve realised that you can’t be responsible for everything? Bookkeeping is often one of the first tasks that business owners outsource. Unless you’re a bookkeeper, it’s most probably something that nags at the back of your head all the time, stopping you from focusing on what you do best. Read More »

Give Up? Not a chance

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First published on the ABN Her Business Blog I reached one of those tipping points in my business this week. You know the ones, where it all makes sense and sense of order prevails. How about you? Have you reached your tipping point yet? I know I am now in the next phase of my business. I have created big ... Read More »

Just do

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First published on the ABN Her Business Blog Les McKeown author of “Predictable Success’ wrote the following as a blog post: Forget the word ‘better’. You’re already better. Read More »