The Key to Profitability is Your Break-Even Point. Here’s How to Use it

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I’m going to take a stab in the dark and guess that you’d like to make more money in your business. Assuming I’m right, I’m going to share with you the starting point on that journey that I’d estimate 80% of small business owners don’t understand. And that is their break-even point.  What is the … Read more

4 Surefire Steps to Sales Success

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Sales success is pretty important when running a business. In the video below, I share the four key things that are critical for making sales. (Stay tuned for #4 where we dive into the ‘secret sauce’.) The steps are not complicated, in fact they are quite simple. That doesn’t mean that they’re easy, but by … Read more

How to Balance Goals With Your Mental Health

Listen to Jamie’s Business Owner Mental Health Advice on Triple M Radio! Say, What? It’s like this—you’ve got goals you want to hit, but you’re in this crazy uncertainty of COVID, which can make it really hard to be sure about the plan you’d like to put in place. Goal attainment in a stable economy … Read more

7 Marketing Books That Will Boost Results in Uncertain Times

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We are living in uncertain times. For many business owners it will be hard to focus on the future beyond next week, let alone any grand plans for the future. For many the future is just survival, and that is okay, but survival doesn’t mean sitting still and letting all the forces around us dictate … Read more

Crisis Management For Your Business – Video & Checklist

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Maintaining Your Business through COVID-19 With the whole world wrapped in uncertainty, it can be hard to know exactly how to respond and to what degree. Coronavirus has shown us just how unprepared we us for this kind of pandemic. Although the outcomes and duration of the situation are unknown, there are some ‘basics’ you … Read more

Australian Government response to assist businesses in dealing with the Coronavirus

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News and updates  22 April 2020 Added: When can you direct an employee to take leave? Updates(taken directly from FairWork Omudsman) 9 April 2020 Added: JobKeeper changes to the Fair Work Act 8 April 2020 Added: Unpaid pandemic leave in awards 7 April 2020 Updated: Government information about coronavirus 6 April 2020 Updated: When can … Read more

How One-on-One Meetings Can Save Your Business

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One-on-one meetings can literally save your business. My wife, Erin, is a successful physiotherapist. Before she ran her own practice, she, of course, worked for someone else—and she worked extremely hard. She had the highest billing, highest client retention rate and was always fully booked. In short terms, she was a model employee—valuable to the … Read more

The ONLY 3 Things to Spend Money on in Your Business

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Spending money can be a big problem As the adage goes, “you have to spend money to make money,” right? While it is true that spending money is part of doing business, having the attitude that it “has” to be spent in order to be successful is a dangerous way to think and is a … Read more

Why You Need a Theme for 2020

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Do you have a theme for 2020? Each year I like to have a single word that helps me stay focused on what I want the year to mean to me. This year, my theme is “doubling”, or more specifically, doubling everything that is good for me.  So contrary to what my inner self might … Read more