Small business management


Why you need to be a shameless self-promoter

5:37PM | Tuesday, 20 May 2014 |  When it comes to self-promotion and marketing there tends to be two kinds of business owners, those who are their brand and those who hide behind their brand. Here are three good reasons you need to become a shameless self-promoter.

How do I get my time management under control?

2:00AM | Tuesday, 18 February 2014 |  It’s normal to feel overwhelmed but you have to master the feeling.

Are home-based businesses viewed negatively by people in the corporate world?

1:00AM | Tuesday, 28 January 2014 |  Any prospective clients who see that mess in the spare room will be convinced to take their business to your competitors in a flash!

When persistence and passion pays off

8:00AM | Tuesday, 27 August 2013 |  Showing people how much your business means to you and how determined you are can only lead to good things in the long run.

Milk your best sales strategy dry

7:00AM | Monday, 1 July 2013 |  Spending precious time, money and resources on new sales methods isn’t a great idea unless you are 100% certain that you have milked your best sales strategy dry.

How can I cut down my workload?

12:00AM | Thursday, 22 December 2011 |  There are three essential skills you must work on if you want to have a good night's sleep.

Secure your humble USB sticks

9:35PM | Thursday, 15 September 2011 |  When it comes time to secure your computers, don't overlook the basics.

I doubt that my turnover will initially be more than $75,000. Should I register for GST?

10:39AM | Wednesday, 20 October 2010 |  If you do not exceed the thresholds, you can voluntarily register for GST provided that the consultancy is a bona fide commercial operation.

Go on a company retreat

9:33PM | Friday, 2 September 2011 |  Pack your bags, load up the car and fill up the esky – Taskmaster Enterprises is going on a corporate retreat.

Make your IT division sexy

9:13PM | Thursday, 8 September 2011 |  As Myer’s Bernie Brookes highlights, the importance of supply chain management and IT means you should treat these guys as heroes.