• Teach your brain to overcome fear in business

    Business owners who are spooked by today’s challenging trading conditions are in danger of making a bad situation worse if they allow fear to dominate their thinking, according to Margot Cairnes, founder of Zaffyre International, the business consultants.

    October 21, 9:34 am
  • Essential steps to stay afloat

    TIMES are getting tougher for many small business owners with insolvencies on the rise and now reaching record numbers. A strong dollar, high interest rates and a cautious consumer are hitting companies hard.

    September 14, 12:11 pm
  • How to develop breakthrough new products

    Every business owner dreams of creating, producing and selling a breakthrough new product. Sometimes you have the idea right in front of you but other times it requires a new type of thinking and tool-kit.

    July 8, 4:29 pm
  • Did you know 8 out of 10 businesses don’t fail in the first year?

    If you do a quick search on the internet, you will uncover hundreds of experts, coaches, accountants, journalists and government organizations that quote the statistic “9 out of 10 business fail in the first year”. However, the fact that the statistic is widely touted doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s true or backed up by empirical evidence.

    June 24, 4:23 pm
  • Are you in business… or just busyness?

    If you are like most business owners, you started your own business because you are passionate about what you do and wanted the financial freedom.. And you have probably discovered that it is actually harder than you thought.

    June 8, 4:04 pm
  • Top tips from Kochie's business builders boot camp

    Here are the top tips from Kochie's Business Builders Boot Camp Day 1 and 2

    April 14, 3:43 pm
  • How to filter your business ideas

    Quite often the best ideas have already been developed...but poorly.

    March 14, 10:59 am
  • Become a business brain surgeon

    Are you working longer and still barely managing to keep your customers happy?

    March 2, 3:28 pm
  • Is optimism killing your business or career?

    In your business life, are you missing a crucial opportunity in favour of being optimistic?

    February 28, 10:04 am
  • Planning for success

    Westpac's Business & Succession Planning short course can help you.

    November 26, 8:54 am