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Do you believe in luck?

Do you believe in luck? Do you believe in luck making a difference in your life and your small business? I have always believed it’s not luck but good management that makes people and organisations successful. I am careful not to say “good luck” before a major activity – because if you are prepared enough…

Happy New Year The Ox 2021

Year of the Metal Ox

Today, February 12, 202, as per the lunisolar calendars traditional in many Asian countries including China, Vietnam, and South Korea is the start of the Lunar New Year, the year of the Metal Ox. The holiday is a celebration of new beginnings, reunion dinners with loved ones, and Spring Festival celebrations in China. This year…

Zoom Gloom

On this day 12 months ago began a story that has touched the world. The first case of COVID-19. COVID-19 is one of the few events in our lifetime that have impacted on the entire world. In so many ways we are so very lucky to be living on this Island called Australia. For me,…

Plan for a rainy day in your business

Plan A B & C for your Business in COVID-19

More Government Help With Governments (Local, State and Federal) offering more to help small business navigate the ever-changing beast that is COVID-19 now is the ideal time to plan for a range of different future scenarios. If you feel unsure and anxious about the future now could be the time to plan for the remainder…

Time to take the lead

In my research for the book I am writing on the late Anita Roddick I have been transcribing many of her old speeches. I find it gobsmacking that all I need to do is change the date and her words remain as relevant and as eloquent even when 20+ years old. We miss her leadership…