The importance of having a business coach

The importance of having a business coach

It can be lonely at the top when you’re running your own business. As the owner manager, the buck stops with you and that can result in all the pressures of financial management, people management, strategy and business performance ending up on your shoulders....
Have you changed your business purpose?

Have you changed your business purpose?

Many businesses will have been through a tough and transformative period through 2020, 2021 and into 2022. In some cases, companies have had to update, change and pivot just to survive – and this means having to rethink the core mission behind your enterprise. Having...
How’s your work-life balance?

How’s your work-life balance?

It’s great to be the boss – you can work any hours you like, right? Unfortunately, for many business owners, that means long hours, plenty of stress, and very few breaks and holidays. A survey done by Statistics NZ found that: 21% of employers work 60 hours per week...
Business Burnout

Business Burnout

The last two years have been demanding and exhausting for many business owners. Are you one of them? The challenges have been relentless, and we know many small business owners have had to navigate unprecedented demands because of the pandemic and related government...
Planning for Dips in Income

Planning for Dips in Income

Seasonal dips in income can be highly challenging when you’re a small business. But there are proactive ways to predict, plan for and overcome these dips in revenue. The key to dealing with seasonal dips is to know when they’re most likely to occur, and to have...
Payroll Mistakes That Can Cost Your Business

Payroll Mistakes That Can Cost Your Business

Getting payroll wrong is a major financial and legal risk. Business owners and management are ultimately responsible for any pay mistakes and their consequences, which could be a hefty fine from a Fair Work Ombudsman Inspector, or the Australian Taxation Office, as...