Be Careful What You Wish For

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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What would happen if you increased your prices by 10%?

What would happen if you increased your prices by 10%?

What would happen if you increased your prices by 10%? Could you afford to invest more time to provide an even better service? Would some customers perceive your product or service as being better quality? Would you reinvest some of your increased profits in training your staff? Could you afford more senior or experienced staff? Could you invest in other..

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Too busy to sharpen the axe?

Too busy to sharpen the axe?

Don’t be like the woodcutter that was too busy to sharpen his axe. Take the time to invest in better systems, better people and a better plan.

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Parkinson’s Law

Parkinson’s Law

Parkinson’s Law states that work expands to fill the time available. And this is important because it is a key driver of productivity, or more correctly, lack of productivity.  If you give someone a week to complete a task, they will usually take a week.  If you give them two days to complete the same task they’ll probably complete it in..

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