6 apps to boost your business

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Running a small business means juggling. Some skills and tasks can be outsource but this can be tricky on a tight budget. Thanks to technology, there are some great apps that can help to provide a secret support team to a small business manager so you can have numerous balls in the air and keep your cool! Here are a few of my favourites that support me in my daily operations. Read More

A 5 minute checklist for a rock solid contract

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“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw

Whether you are a designer or hiring a designer, how concerned are you with client/designer contracts? You hope that designers will always do their best to fulfil their clients’ needs and meet their goals, but it is best to have a few things written down so that both parties know what is what, who should do what and what happens if stuff goes wrong. Read More

Who wants to be a millionaire?

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Review of Melbourne Unconvention

I recently attended the Melbourne Unconvention along with 900 other entrepreneurs and business people. Hosted by The Entourage, the day was to be jam packed full of real life stories as well as advice on starting and running a business. I went along with an open mind to listen to the eight hours of keynote speakers as I am always keen to hear inspiring stories and pick up business tips. The host and MC, Richard Bell, promised in his introduction that the day would not involve any selling or sales pitch! Read More

Be the boss of your time

Be the Boss of Your Time

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Four Steps to a More Productive Day

Time management is an important life skill that we can all constantly reflect and improve on. Practicing strategies and techniques to manage time enables you to embark on new challenges with confidence. Time management is mainly about controlling your environment, rather than allowing your environment to control you. If you tolerate and allow the interruptions and demands of others then you effectively encourage these time management pressures to continue. Although everybody works differently, the following four steps are a framework to enable you be the boss of your time. Read More