Fastest way to reduce your anxiety at work

Natural Therapist, Holistic Counsellor, Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher - Robyn M Wood

Feeling stressed or anxious at work? Your most accessible and fastest tool to reduce your anxiety and bring you back to centre is the always ever-present breath. When we are anxious, our body tenses and we tend to breathe a little faster and shallower. This shortness of breath sends a warning message to the brain that…

TOP-UP YOUR SUPER WITH HELP FROM THE GOVERNMENT

If your income is under a certain threshold, then making personal after-tax super contributions could enable you to qualify for a Government co-contribution and take advantage of the low tax rate payable in super on investment earnings. HOW DOES THE STRATEGY WORK? If you earn less than $51,813 pa (of which at least 10% is…

Farewell Trading Names, Hello Registered Business

Marketing Manager - Sinclair Wilson

Farewell Trading Names, Hello Registered Business Did you know, from the end of October this year, trading names are no more? The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Australian Business Register are retiring what we know as trading names, replacing them with business names. Don’t worry – it’s effectively old news This isn’t exactly breaking…

Guide to personal insurance

DON’T LET THE ‘SHE’LL BE RIGHT’ ATTITUDE  RUIN YOUR PLANS FOR THE FUTURE Protecting your way of life through insurances will relieve financial pressure in what is often an emotionally and physically draining time. Below is an overview of the different types of personal insurances. LIFE INSURANCE This provides your family or estate with a…

Five steps to revealing your super power!

Where do the world’s most brilliant ideas come from? How do great artists, writers, inventors and creators get the inspiration for their work? How do successful entrepreneurs maintain their momentum and drive to stay the course? Are they just lucky or is there something else at play? The term ‘super power’ was first coined by…

A lesson to the investor

I’m not sure about you, but have you noticed how every new financial year like clockwork, companies and fund managers are releasing their statistics and returns for the last financial year. Those that have done well are crowing the loudest, but we’re not seeing or hearing quite so much from the others. The strange thing…

Employer? Employee? Either way, new long service leave laws impact YOU

Marketing Manager - Sinclair Wilson

Long service leave after seven years in the one job, rather than 10, and being able to take small blocks of earned leave, rather than big swathes. These are now all legislated realities  in Victorian workplaces following the introduction of a new Long Service Act at the start of the month. 1 November marked the…

What business are you really in?

The best marketing explains how a business does one or more of these three things: 1.    Meets a need 2.    Solves a problem 3.    Fulfils a fantasy. To help you get clear on what needs you are meeting, problems you are solving or fantasies your are fulfilling, it helps to know what emotional benefits you are delivering. I…