Avoid criticisers

Avoid criticisers

Avoid criticisers

It’s always easier to go second. It’s much easier to criticise what someone else has written or built than to create it. It’s much easier to blame and suck energy than to create and add energy. You can’t always change people to make them more creative or positive, but you can choose people. You can choose to spend time with..

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The power of leverage

The power of leverage

”Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.” – Archimedes. You may not want to move the world but maybe you do want to increase profits in your business to provide a secure financial future for your family. Leverage is how you achieve this without working more hours...

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I’d Never Recommend Anyone Own a Business

I’d Never Recommend Anyone Own a Business

I was chatting with a former business owner of 18 years at a Christmas function on Saturday night and this is what he told me.  He was reflecting on how difficult it was owning a business – working long hours, making less than his employees, being constantly pulled from one thing to another and having the buck always stop with..

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Be Careful What You Wish For

Be Careful What You Wish For

Last week the Fair Work Commission ruled in favour of putting a floor of $25.41 per hour in the award for pickers in the horticulture sector. The move effectively abolishes piece rates where workers are paid based on how much they pick rather than an hourly rate. The Commission found that a “significant” proportion of pickers earned less than the..

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How lucky are we to live in Tasmania!

How lucky are we to live in Tasmania!

I was fortunate to recently spend a night at Saffire Freycinet - a birthday present from Deb who really wanted to stay at Saffire. With the room rate starting at more than $2,000 and our borders with Victoria and NSW closed, I was expecting it to be very quiet but was surprised to find that it was full. Many other..

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