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The Indispensable Person?

August 25, 2019

Is there an “indispensable person” in your business and what has that to do with a bucket of water? Worse still, as the business owner are you the indispensable person? An indispensable person in a business can be a major risk and also a bottleneck! They are the kind of person who has some expertise […]

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Save Your Plasma For The Living

August 20, 2019

Business owners, are you guilty of being a rescuer? Do you try to pump life into your staff, clients, peers and friends? James (Jim) Rohn was a favourite motivational speaker of ours and I had the good fortune to meet him on a number of occasions. He gave us all some great life and business […]

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Inside The Brain

The Fours Stages Of Learning

July 30, 2019

As business owners, how do we learn anything? What happens in the brain? The four stages of learning, initially described as “Four Stages for Learning Any New Skill”, was apparently developed at Gordon Training International by Noel Burch in the 1970s. (Wikipedia) It’s a great theory for business owners to understand because often we “don’t […]

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Photo of John Wood, National Lifestyle Villages. Presenter at Business Owners Board

John Wood’s Presentation & One-Liners

February 1, 2019

When I was a partner in BOB, in December 2018, we had over 40 people at the John Wood Presentation for the special end of year meeting. John Wood has been finalist in Young Entrepreneur of the Year, plus built up National Lifestyle Villages before selling his interest recently. The audience was riveted by his […]

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What’s In A Name? Update – Oct 2018

August 31, 2018

A deadline is approaching, but has been extended – still, don’t miss out! If your business has a ‘trading name’ and the goodwill of your business associated with it – IT WILL DISAPPEAR FROM 1 NOVEMBER THIS YEAR  in 2023! That’s right! Trading names will no longer be recognised and will be removed from the […]

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One Liner – Culture Is Everything

August 26, 2018

We Use “One-Liners” To Help Business Owners Why? Because they are useful and easy to remember! We are famous for one-liners – not just our own, but many of our guest speakers share their ones as well. This one is from John Wood, Founder if Lifestyle Villages where he tells us that culture is everything. […]

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