The Cost of Foxes and how we are showing farmers how to fight back and win.

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Foxes are an introduced declared pest animal. They are the agent of death that has seen multiple known native animal species destroyed and/or taken to the edge of extinction. They also directly kill, maim and terrify millions of lambs, poultry, pets, and other livestock. So this is not an article about cute. Its about cost.…

How to ask for a pay rise

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Time to ask for a pay rise? The gender wage gap is putting many women on the back foot financially – but a successful salary negotiation can make a significant difference. Here’s how to do it. In November 2016, Hillary Clinton came close to shattering the glass ceiling in her run for the US presidency –…

Are you prepared for life’s unexpected twists and turns?

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It’s impossible to know what’s on the horizon, but with the right personal insurance, at least you can be financially prepared against life’s curve balls. So how do you know which types of cover are right for you? Here are some personal insurance basics to get you started on the road to financial protection. Life…

How to Improve Your Business’ Cashflow

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Cash flow is the life blood of a business and is the measure of money flowing in and out of your business at any given time. Some simple steps can really IMPACT your bank balance! In an ideal business cycle, you should always have more cash flowing in than flowing out. The reality is however,…

7 Days of Brand-Building

Building a brand takes time and commitment. It won’t happen overnight, but with daily effort, you’ll soon have a bankable brand. In fact, let’s consider for a moment that your brand is a bank into which you can make daily deposits. These daily deposits will help to build your “brand equity”. That is, they will help you…

Want to turn your passion into a successful home-based business?

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Setting up a home business is an exciting step. But for many small business owners, it can also make the juggling act between work and family a bit more challenging.  Here’s how to start out on the right foot. Running your own business can be incredibly rewarding, but it’s also plenty of hard work –…

When Things Don’t go to Plan

If you’re experiencing financial difficulty – if you’ve taken some hard knocks – then you’ll know how quickly things can spiral. We look at five ways you can take charge. Give me the main points Talk to a free government-funded Financial Counsellor. Get in touch with your bank ASAP – talk to their financial hardship…

Local Business Leader Launches Book To “Save Our World Through Business

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Warrnambool’s Chris Beks celebrated the release of their latest business book, Legacy: The Sustainable Development Goals in Action last Wednesday 17th July 2019 Chris together with B1G1 and Dean Publishing are proud to offer their new book hitting bookstores worldwide July 2019. Legacy is a compelling collection of 52 leading changemakers dedicated to global change…

Are you really leading your team?

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As a business owner and entrepreneur, you will experience leading your team in good times and bad. The bad times are when you prove your leadership skills. In business it’s about re-confirming your vision and purpose, or your ‘WHY’ for doing what you do, finding out what their concerns are, acknowledging them and providing reassurance…

Why do you do what you do?

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Knowing why you are in business or having a clear understanding of why you do what you do gives the small business owner a clarity of purpose and a powerful marketing advantage. In 2019 discovering and clearly articulating your “why” is the most important thing you can figure out. It is the reason you do…