Nobody started 2020 with 2020 vision of what this year would bring

Nobody started 2020 with 2020 vision of what this year would bring

Nobody started 2020 with 2020 vision of what this year would bring

Nobody started 2020 with 2020 vision of what this year would bring.   If you had seen what was coming, what would you have done differently? Maybe stocked up on toilet paper in February, purchased shares in Netflix or Amazon, extracted your parents from their aged care facility or renovated the home office?   The reality is that we will..

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“It only takes one rotten apple”

“It only takes one rotten apple”

Take decisive action (within the Fair Work rules) and remove them from your business as soon as possible.   Apply the five year rule. If you don’t see them as part of your future in five years, make them part of your past now.   This sounds harsh, but the damage one person can cause is astounding.  

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What would you do if you couldn’t fail?

What would you do if you couldn’t fail?

I have asked seminar participants to write down what they would do if they couldn’t fail. I then ask them to think about and write down what is the worst that could happen if they did this, and finally what are the odds of this worst case outcome.   The result of this simple exercise is almost always that they..

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JobKeeper 3

JobKeeper 3

Last week I provided an update on JobKeeper 2 and the very next day the government announced changes resulting in JobKeeper 3. Everything I told you is still correct except that eligibility for the December quarter is now no longer dependent on a 30% reduction in turnover for the June quarter. Here is my blog from last week suitably amended:..

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JobKeeper 2

JobKeeper 2

The good news is that despite much speculation the current JobKeeper subsidy will continue to 27th September as originally announced.   The even better news is that the system will be extended to 28th March 2021, albeit with changes to both the eligibility criteria and the fortnightly payments. The big change is that to be eligible for the December quarter,..

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