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11 Dumb Financial Mistakes of Business Owners

Assumptions, Lack of Knowledge and Hubris - Don't you get caught! There are thousands of posts about clever successful business owners, but becoming successful takes practice, and often leads to blunders along the way. These are some very common Dumb Financial Mistakes, in random order, for you to consider, laugh [...]

2016-12-20T13:08:50+11:00March 24th, 2015|Blog, Cashflow, Profit, Selling Support|

Designing Perfect Reports – “F” Your Reports

Make every report perfect with these 4 "F" Factors Are your reports: * Lengthy? * Badly Laid Out? * Hard to Interpret? * Difficult to compare or see changes over time? * Ugly? Do they deserve a big F for Fail? Designing Perfect Reports A perfect business report is useful, [...]

2016-12-20T13:08:50+11:00March 24th, 2015|Blog, Cashflow, Profit, Selling Support|

Profit v Salary – an owners Dilemma

Every Business Owners Dilemma Should I pay myself more, or take extra profit from the business The best way to work out the answer is to start with some definitions: Profit is the reward for taking the Risk of investing in a business Salary* is the reward for [...]

2016-12-20T13:08:51+11:00March 11th, 2015|Blog, Profit, Selling Support|

11 Business Sale Quick Tips

Are you fed up to the Back Teeth with your Business? Make sure you get the price of your Dreams!   Is your New Year's Resolution to "get out"? Then optimise your sale price using these tips. Firstly, don't rush into this - a good sale price needs a bit [...]

2016-12-20T13:08:52+11:00January 6th, 2015|Blog, Selling Support|

How to NEVER take breaks – it’s easy

Top 4 Vacation Obstructors! These Guarantee you will NEVER take breaks from your SME! Longing for some time off? Dreaming of a Rest, or an Adventure? Start by removing these Top 4 Vacation Blockers! 1. Make every Decision If every tiny detail relating to your business needs to be overseen [...]

2016-12-20T13:08:54+11:00October 6th, 2014|Blog, Selling Support|

Start Distorting your Bottom Line

Inflating your costs can startlingly improve profit! Start Distorting Your Own Bottom Line if you want to Really Succeed in Business For the biggest returns you need to be absolutely honest about what you contribute to your business This week I received the following Question: If a small business owner [...]

2016-12-20T13:08:55+11:00September 22nd, 2014|Profit, Selling Support|

4 Simple DIY steps to Better Reports

4 Simple DIY steps to Better Reports Every Report should drive good decisions But are your reports: * Lengthy? * Badly Laid Out? * Hard to Interpret? * Difficult to compare or see changes over time? * Ugly? An excellent business report provides quick and easy access to the most [...]

2016-12-20T13:08:55+11:00September 1st, 2014|Profit, Selling Support|

Sexy Wages – 4 reasons to Pay yourself well

4 reasons to Pay yourself really Sexy Wages* We Own our Businesses to Prosper - yet so often we underpay ourselves. How many times have you been advised by your Accountant to reduce your profit or takings? Something along the lines of: - "Don't make too much profit; keep [...]

2016-12-20T13:08:55+11:00August 25th, 2014|Blog, Profit, Selling Support|

6 Steps to Choosing Effective KPIs

Choosing Effective KPIs isn't easy Use these 6 steps, to get the best out of your Business KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS - exist to direct decisions and actions; effective KPIs motivate profitable, and successful, business decisions. It seems most people forget to think about the name itself 'Key performance Indicators' when [...]

2016-12-20T13:08:56+11:00July 28th, 2014|Blog, Budgets, Cashflow, Profit, Selling Support|

How to Create Successful KPIs in 4 key steps

Creating Successful KPIs isn't easy Use these 4 steps, to get the best out of your Business KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS - exist to direct decisions and actions; effective KPIs motivate profitable, and successful, business decisions. It seems most people forget to think about the name itself 'Key performance Indicators' when [...]

2016-12-20T13:08:24+11:00December 11th, 2012|Blog, Budgets, Cashflow, Profit, Selling Support|

A quick SME Benchmarking check for Aussie SMEs

SME Benchmarking - What to do Compare your business against average competitors, using ATO data, to see how your business stacks-up. Firstly, plug in your key business figures, next add the newly available ATO data, and this sheet will show where you sit compared to other Australian businesses in your [...]

2016-12-20T13:08:25+11:00November 19th, 2012|Blog, Profit, Selling Support|
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