In conversations, and especially in emails, it’s easy to bombard people with irrelevant details. Often, it’s far smarter to make sure you ask the right questions.
While the word ‘productivity’ gets bandied about as if it has the same meaning for everyone, I don’t think it does. Here are three key ways to think about productivity as a soloist.
The new year is a great opportunity to start afresh. Here are the big decisions I’ve made to get the most out of 2014.
The end of the year is an excellent time to look back and reflect on what’s been going on.
There comes a point for every business when going it alone is no longer an option. Here are five key things to consider when you hire your first employee.
Creating your first LinkedIn profile can feel a little daunting. Here are six steps to help you get started.
Around this time of year, many Australians start thinking about getting fit for summer. Here are four key tips that will help you to do the same with your business.
As a sole trader, it’s easy to find the paperwork piling up on your desk. Here are four easy steps to cutting the clutter.
If you want to survive and thrive as a sole trader, being able to persist through the tough times is vital. Here are the key elements of persistence.
Inspiration sometimes strikes at the strangest times. Here are some good ways to record, track, store and organise your ideas.
Good communications is a journey – and one you can’t always map out ahead of time. Thankfully, there are ways to make reaching your desired destination easier.
Is procrastination costing you precious work time? From evaluating costs to using Freddo Frogs, here are five ways to defeat the dreaded time burglar.
If you managed someone else as a boss the same way you manage yourself, what would they say about you? Here are three tough-yet-fair things you can do to improve your self-management style.
Email might be convenient, but there are times it pays to pick up the phone and build a working relationship with the person at the other end.
Especially if you’re a sole trader, the novelty of working from home eventually wears off. Here are my experiences with a couple of the alternative options.
Especially if you’re a sole trader, getting paid on time is essential to your cashflow. Here are five key ways to get paid faster in the new financial year.
Sometimes in business, we can be so caught up in the small details that we fail to see the big picture. However, a lack of vision and perspective can be costly.
When it comes to setting goals and tasks for yourself, there’s a dumb way and a SMART way of doing it.
Maintaining a Facebook page can be more challenging than you might first expect. Thankfully, by following these tips, you can ensure it remains a part of your business you (and your customers) like.
Recently, I was lucky enough to attend the StartupSmart Awards as a guest. The atmosphere of joyful electricity inspired me to think about the best ways of sharing an entrepreneurial passion.