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Simple, smart tips to generate more profit

Posted by Edward - CEO on 03/12/2018

A guide to managing the money in your business.


Let's face it, you're in business to make money. If you’re not getting through the work at hand nor making as much money as you think you could be, then the first place to look is how you manage your revenue generation and your expenses. That's what this guide is all about.

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Topics: In the workplace

How the complete professional deals with difficult clients

Posted by Edward - CEO on 30/10/2018

Regardless of what kind of clients your business has, providing an excellent client experience is paramount. It's what differentiates your business and is part of your competitive advantage. Dealing with difficult clients is never easy, but they will inevitably crop up at some point and it's important know how to deal with them in a professional way, so that in the end, you can turn a negative experience into a positive one. How do you handle a client who is dissatisfied, angry, impatient, intimidating, demanding or frustrated? Here are our top tips.

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Topics: In the workplace

You’re an expert in your field. Become an expert at managing people too

Posted by Edward - CEO on 16/10/2018

You are an expert in your industry, respected by your peers and appreciated by your clients. Large projects are successful due in significant part to the contribution of you and your team. Do you feel the same confidence when it comes to managing the people you engage with on a day to day basis?

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Topics: In the workplace

Now’s the Time to Become the Best Business Manager You Can Be

Posted by Edward - CEO on 05/04/2018

For Planners, Surveyors, Consulting Engineers, Designers, Architects, Cost Estimators, PR Agencies and others who sell their time and expertise, it could be very simple to earn more fees without increasing costs. All it needs is business management.

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Topics: In the workplace

The secret to increased productivity and profitability [Infographic]

Posted by Heidi on 26/02/2018

When employee engagement is lacking, more often than not it is the work systems that are at fault, not the individuals. Do you need look at your businesses systems with fresh eyes?

In the second part of our ‘Business Growth in 2018’ blog, we ask you to consider the levels of employee engagement in your company. How do you measure the productivity and profitability of your workforce?


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Topics: In the workplace, Tips and Tricks, Insider

You want business growth in 2018? Your solution is motivation.

Posted by Heidi on 08/02/2018



As the financial markets take another dive, the focus is once again on how to make sure your business is working as smartly and as efficiently as possible. Motivation could be the key.

This is the first of two blogs where we look at how motivation must start from the top, and the impact this has on your employees …


For your company to achieve sustainable growth, workplace engagement is essential. However, according to Gallup, only 13% of employers worldwide are engaged at work. Only one in eight workers are psychologically committed to their jobs and are likely to make positive contributions to their organisations. Now, here in Australia and New Zealand we are doing ok. We have the second highest proportion of engaged workers globally at 24%. Yet that still leaves three quarters of our workforce who are not engaged or worse still, actively disengaged.

This is really going to affect your business potential in 2018

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Topics: In the workplace, Insider