What are Lifelong Learning and Lifelong Training Platforms?

What are Lifelong Learning and Lifelong Training Platforms?

Lifelong learning is the concept that learning isn’t confined to an individual’s childhood, but can be pursued throughout their life, and often in non-traditional settings. With lifelong learning, the knowledge or skills a person acquires through social interactions...

Sometimes “Real World” Marketing, Not Digital, is More Appropriate

IF YOU’RE A TRADIE, working as a plumber, builder or carpenter, handyman, gardener or electrician, then you probably already know that some of the best jobs come by referral. Identify “real world” marketing opportunities During my recent renovation of an...
MYOB AccountRight Plus and MYOB Essentials Combined

MYOB AccountRight Plus and MYOB Essentials Combined

MYOB became the cloud laggard NOT ALL TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES were 100% committed to cloud-based software (commonly known at the time as SAAS — Software As A Service) when the high level of Internet adoption made it more feasible. One of those companies was MYOB. At the...
Have the Happiest of Christmases!

Have the Happiest of Christmases!

We’re not trying to be warm and fuzzy when we say it’s our privilege to keep helping people upskill, find a more fulfilling job and take the plunge in starting their own business. Truly, it’s why we do what we do and we thank you for choosing to...

How to Reduce Your Fail Rate in Business by 50%

What You Can Do this Christmas DID YOU KNOW research shows that by taking just one short course on small business management, the chance a business will fail is reduced by as much as 50 percent. This is because business mismanagement is the primary reason businesses...
Why Aren’t The Phones Ringing or Leads Coming Through?

Why Aren’t The Phones Ringing or Leads Coming Through?

Researching the Market is a Crucial Part of Every Business Strategy In a previous post, Is Your Charge-Out Rate a Marketing or Business Strategy?, I talked about Mark the painter, who charged a really low day rate that ultimately proved to be unsuccessful, because he...
Is Your Day Rate a Marketing or Business Strategy?

Is Your Day Rate a Marketing or Business Strategy?

I RECENTLY MET A PAINTER during a residential renovation I was involved with in Newcastle (an extremely valuable experience that will help us add to our property investment courses.) We got talking about how he wins new clients and he said: I advertise on social media...
The Perfect Job; the Ideal Employee

The Perfect Job; the Ideal Employee

And the online training to help you get there I WAS BROWSING THROUGH my contacts on LinkedIn and found an advertisement by a company that was looking to hire people. They were in the AI (Artificial Intelligence) space and their headquarters were in Europe. However,...
Ray White’s Amber and LJ Hooker Compete with Purple & Jim’s Real Estate Play

Ray White’s Amber and LJ Hooker Compete with Purple & Jim’s Real Estate Play

Real estate agents are seeing purple! THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY IS undergoing substantial disruption. Only the real estate agents and agencies that decide to innovate will make it out the other side. A big part of that means letting go of the traditional model and...

Is Xero Better than MYOB for Bookkeeping Businesses?

Bookkeeping Incumbent, MYOB Versus Cloud Innovator, Xero MYOB HAS LONG BEEN the preferred accounting software of choice for accountants, but a lot of small business owners have now come to prefer Xero. It’s easier to use, and they can access it anywhere — their...
Accounting Software or ERP System?

Accounting Software or ERP System?

Are you BIG enough yet? I’VE BEEN IN BUSINESS since my early twenties but it wasn’t until my late twenties that I had any clue about how larger companies use and pay for software. I was going through the process of selling a water filter business that...
 
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