7 amazing apps to automate your work or business

When I suggest you “automate your work”, you probably think that’s only for tech geeks or the high flyers who can afford to pay them. But even the smallest business or the most technically challenged individual can automate everyday routine tasks. “For a man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can (more…)

Working from home for small business teams

Working from home has been a hot topic in recent years but never more so than now, as recent environmental and now pandemic events threaten the survival of many small and micro-businesses. Fears of a pandemic are quite extreme, however, other less threatening events have also disrupted businesses recently. Consider recent bushfires in Australia, which (more…)

50 First Dates With My Assistant

I once had an office assistant working on my team, who would email then call each team member daily, sometimes multiple times, for an update. First, she would send an email. Then, one of my other colleagues would remark, “Did you see that email?” Finally, the assistant would call me 15 minutes later to check (more…)

Sharpen your soft skills

6 work skills for your future Soft skills, which have lasted for centuries, will continue to be essential in the new world of work. Instead of looking at what’s changing, maybe we need to look at what doesn’t change. Soft skills are basically the skills that make us most human. They’re not technical skills that (more…)