Working from home for small business teams

Work from home

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 […]

Productive Work Teams

Productive work teams

Productive work teams are few and far between. Synergy means your team should achieve more together than each individual contributing team member is capable of. Synergy should be your goal. Few teams I observe ever achieve that level. Leaders understandably get frustrated at the many challenges of building a great team. People can be complex […]

First you must learn principles

Learn principles first

If you want to master anything, it helps to first learn principles. When you go deep enough, everything in this world has principles, which underlie specific methods you might use. Once you understand that, you will realise, almost nothing is new. Few things really change I speak with business owners and advertising professionals every day, […]

Living the 80 20 Rule

The 80 20 Rule: Wardrobe

Have you heard of the 80 20 Rule? Once you get it, you will be able to do less but achieve more. I first took notice of the 80 20 Rule by reading Tim Ferriss’ book, The Four Hour Work Week. I believe the 80 20 Rule is one of the few underlying principles to […]

You get your best ideas in the shower. So do I.

Your Best Ideas

Recently my colleagues designed a sales incentive to attract new clients to advertise on our media network. Our incentive was enough to attract several new clients and encourage existing clients to increase their investment with us.   Rapport was not enough One of my clients, who I had a long-standing relationship with, was a particularly […]