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7 Tips to Manage Your Business Through the Global Recession

Posted by Edward - CEO on 16/03/2020

How to steer your way through the Covid-19 recession.

At this stage we can only imagine what a pandemic really is like, and what impact it will have. Health professionals are saying nobody is alive today who has lived through a phenomenon like Covid-19. And they added it could last up to two years.

The probability of a global economic recession is high.

Whilst our own, and our loved ones and our community’s health is paramount, attention also needs to be given to the health of our businesses. This is the focus of this blog.

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Managing Employee Resistance In A Professional Services Firm

Posted by Edward - CEO on 11/03/2020

Edward O’Leary, Abtrac CEO considers how many professional services firms could future proof their business by over-riding people suffering from change resistance.

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Topics: In the workplace, Staff Management

MORE TIME, MORE MONEY, BETTER LIFE!

Posted by Edward - CEO on 25/11/2019

 

Edward O’Leary, Abtrac CEO considers how many white collar professional services firms could make some simple changes for the better, freeing up time, literally making more money, and bringing with both of those a bit more peace of mind.

 

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Topics: In the workplace, Money Management, Staff Management, Project Management, Job Management

Managing in the information age

Posted by Edward - CEO on 25/10/2019

Abtrac CEO Edward O’Leary gives his experienced thoughts on managing in the information age

Coming through immigration after a trans-Tasman flight, I stepped up to the facial scanner and got quite a surprise to hear the machine say, “You’ve put on a little weight Ed. Watch what you eat when you’re away next time.”

Ok. Ok. That’s a joke. It’s not true.

But this is. In a Melbourne café I overheard a manager talking to a supervisor. “I see Vanessa is going to Europe for a hen’s party late next month. Has she applied for annual leave?”

“No. I didn’t even know. How did you know?”

 

“The company has HR go through everyone’s Facebook each week and we get a report.”

 

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Topics: In the workplace

5 Things to Help You Focus on Business Management

Posted by Edward - CEO on 18/09/2019

 

The best time is now!

 

You’ll be hard put to find a news site today that doesn’t have a bad forecast for the global economy. There’s plenty of talk about with Brexit, and the US/China trade war. Even locally we read that the majority of people in our lovely lands are inexorably falling behind economically. “The decline of the middle classes.” Indeed we probably all know people who are struggling right now, trying to keep up, trying to live within tight financial constraints.

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Topics: In the workplace, Money Management, Staff Management

Why Xero Users Love Abtrac

Posted by Edward - CEO on 18/09/2019

 

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Topics: In the workplace, Money Management, Staff Management, Xero, Accounting Software, MYOB, Project Management, Job Management