May 2, 2019

Inside Small business has published today an article with the headline, "Admin “killing the dream” of small businesses". 

For me, this is neither new, nor groundbreaking.  Small business owners have always highlighted red tape and regulatory burden as being a huge time-...

January 27, 2018

An SME Snapshot report from MYOB towards the end of 2017 showed that for the six-months up to November, 89% of SMEs had used the services of a freelancer or independent contractor.

January 24, 2018

Summary dismissal shouldn't be your first formal process immediately after an informal process hasn't achieved your hoped-for results.

January 17, 2018

It's easy to let processes slip when there are 1001 things to do, but boy-oh-boy can it be costly!  Sometimes an external set of eyes will do the trick, or you just need a confidential conversation to 'talk out' some things you are worried about.

January 13, 2018

On Monday, 8th January, Minister Hamilton-Smith announced his retirement from political life, indicating a time to re-focus on family.

January 10, 2018

It's easy to let processes slip when there are 1001 things to do, but boy-oh-boy can it be costly!  Sometimes an external set of eyes will do the trick, or you just need a confidential conversation to 'talk out' some things you are worried about.

December 20, 2017

I enjoy the YouTube Channel ASAP Science.  They have a fun and cheerful way of communicating heavy topics, and a cute visual style.  In this article I've brought together three of their videos which are especially relevant to what I'm talking about today.

December 13, 2017

I recently saw a presentation from BeyondBlue, and followed that up with a meeting on organising workshops for the small business community in Adelaide.

This presentation and discussion centred around a study on small business and mental health, and the findings should...

December 6, 2017

When I am sick with an infection, or pain, or other physical symptoms, then I go to my GP.  My doctor assesses my ails and prescribes the correct treatment, or investigates further.

When by back and muscles hurt, I got to my chiropractor, or physio, or massage therapist...