Category Archives: Challenges

How Your Business Will Beat Your Competitors

How Your Business Will Beat Your Competitors

Have you ever given thought to what your offering your customers? I mean, more than the names of the products and services you provide? What is it they are actually buying? As the old saying goes, people don’t want a drill. They want a hole in the wall. So yes, you might sell drills, but […]

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Why 45% Of Small Business Starting Today Won’t Last 3 Years And What They Can Do About It

Why 45% Of Small Business Starting Today Won’t Last 3 Years And What They Can Do About It

It’s staggering statistic isn’t it?   Almost every 2nd business that starts this year, won’t exist in just 3 years. If you dig deeper into the data set (which you can find here),  you also find that 20% of business fail in the first year! Not even 12 months in, and the business (and the […]

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A Guide To Superannuation For Small Business

A Guide To Superannuation For Small Business

Superannuation has been around a while now. The earliest instances can actually be traced back to Federation in 1900. If you’re really keen on the history you can check it out here. It only became mandatory in 1992 as a strategy to reduce the pension liabilities on the public purse. Whether it is achieving this […]

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The financial reports small business owners must look at

The financial reports small business owners must look at

In my last blog I shared with you a month end checklist to help you improve your reporting processes. This was designed to create a structure about how you manage your internal finances. To help you get organised which helps you get on top of your taxation planning and compliance and also to provide relevant, […]

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What your small business should be doing each month

What your small business should be doing each month

Another month is over, and you’re on to the next one, days and weeks roll into each other and before you know it, the year is over, and you look to the bank accounts to see if you’ve “made any money”.  Sound familiar? Then your accountant gets started on your tax returns, and has a […]

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What Should A Small Business Board Of Advice Be Talking About?

What Should A Small Business Board Of Advice Be Talking About?

“You need an advisory board” is something I’ve heard a bit in the market place. It’s something I tell my clients, it’s something the QLD state government will provide up to $10,000 in funding to under the Accelerate Small Business Grants Program, but it’s something I fear doesn’t get the return on investment it should.  And […]

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