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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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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Successful business owners have a plan!

Successful business owners have a plan!

If a plan without action is a dream, then action without a plan is a nightmare.   Successful business owners have a plan, take action consistent with their plan and then review progress. It’s not really that difficult when you have an experienced business coach to help you develop: * A plan with the right amount of ambition and detail..

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Solving Problems

Solving Problems

I have often told my employees over the years that death is in the detail. What I mean by this is that every problem should be solved at the highest level possible. It is so easy to waste time and energy solving the wrong problem or dealing with a symptom rather than a cause. The key is to ask the..

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What is great communication?

What is great communication?

Great communication is critical for success in business. But what is great communication? This image is an example I found at Miyajima island near Hiroshima in Japan. It’s simple, funny and overcomes the problems presented by other walking direction signs. It makes it clear that the time is one way only and that you don’t need to run to do..

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