Change Management and Communication Begins with the CEO

Change Management and Communication Begins with the CEO

In many SME businesses we regularly witness a change management culture that is toxic towards the CEO/business owner. The ramifications for the organisation can be the difference between success and failure of your business, particularly when you need a big staff...
Get a Lean Cashflow Mindset

Get a Lean Cashflow Mindset

Get a lean cash flow mindset and save yourself a lot of stress. Mention cash flow to business owners or entrepreneurs and their eyes glaze over -boring! However, once they experience a cash “crunch” then suddenly, their eyes become wide open. Ignoring cash flow is...
Challenging Times for Retail Franchises in Australia

Challenging Times for Retail Franchises in Australia

A series of recent high profile cases of retail franchises in Australia behaving badly has increased focus on the franchising business model itself. Having said this, we know there are many retail franchises that are thriving without poor relationships between the...
What has gone wrong with SME banking relationships in Australia?

What has gone wrong with SME banking relationships in Australia?

The Banking Royal Commission has recently started taking submissions from Australian SME business owners and the tales of horror are very real for many families caught up in the grip of our major banks acting badly. The way our family business owners are treated by...
Why Advanced Manufacturing Matters To Australia!

Why Advanced Manufacturing Matters To Australia!

Advanced manufacturing may put an end to the decline of the Australian manufacturing sector. For over a decade, we have seen an exodus of manufacturers and Australia has lost a vital part of our economy as a result. This is changing right now as onshore advanced...
Lessons for CEOs from air crashes-errors of judgement

Lessons for CEOs from air crashes-errors of judgement

Errors of judgement can cause air crashes and research about the social relations in the cockpit could help CEOs. One pilot is designated as the “captain” and is responsible for the flight, even though all the first officers in the cockpit are capable of flying...