Cloud computing is all the rage … in case you didn’t know. It has the capacity to significantly increase your competitive advantage … if you know how. And therein lies the challenge.
Enter Clayton Oates.
Clayton has been consulting to SME’s about software for over 25yrs. So if you ask how long he’s been involved with cloud technologies, it’s fair to say he’s been there from the start. In this interview we dive into the reality of cloud technology today, what it can do for your business and what you should be wary of.
There are definitely some precautions to be taken. But not so many as to stay on the sidelines. Be bold and have a listen to the gems Clayton shares with us in this 30min chat.
Note: You can find Clayton at the following links: Website | Twitter | LinkedIn
If you’d like to download the interview mp3, right click here and choose ‘Save Link As…’
New Years resolutions rarely work, so why do we keep making them? Is it a moment of drunken utopia that makes us believe that this year is going to be different? The truth is, Jan 1st is just another day in the calendar. There is nothing magical about it. I know that sounds a bit … Read more
You don’t need to ask many business owners what they think of banks before you hear something negative, which is always fascinating. After speaking with long time banker Karl Brandt from ANZ, it is not hard to see where the disconnect lies.
In this 25 minute interview Karl dives into how the banks work and shares the tips and tricks to get the banks on your side.
If you are a growing business and looking to have your bank as a successful partner, this interview is a ‘must listen’.
And…if you’ve got any specific questions you’d like answered in relation to this interview, you can either post them directly below or contact Karl directly. His contact details are:
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: +61 423 781 134
Enjoy the listen 🙂
This post is an interview with veteran Business Broker Rob Mitchell from Sunbelt Business Brokers. Rob shares with us a solid frame work for maximizing the value of your company and then outlines the process and players involved in getting it sold.
In the field of exiting companies there can be a lot of information. Rob has a straight forward way of explaining the concepts.
If you’d rather download this and listen on your phone, see the link at the bottom of this post.
Or if you’d like some additional links and resources on this topic, email us to get a copy of the March 2015 Business Nutrition.
Rob also shares with us some free downloads “Insider Tips on Selling a Business” and “Insider Tips on Buying a Business“. Just click on the link to download a copy.
I hope you enjoy the material and bring many more dollars to your back pocket 🙂
Being profitable is not that complicated. It is also not necessarily easy but I believe most see understanding the numbers as being a complex monster so they stay away. Here it is in a nutshell: 1. Know your margins 2. Budget for profit. 3. Manage your fixed costs 1. Know your margins It all … Read more
If you are a small business particularly just starting out, it is all about revenue. Your accountant will tell you (very wisely) to focus on profit and I’d agree. However when you are trying to grow and get some mass, revenue can be just as important. I’m not saying you should do business for a … Read more
Some Insights on an Effective Bonus System It’s that time of year when business owners are thinking about ‘how do I reward my team’ or ‘they are expecting a bonus … what do I do?’ I am a believer in sharing the financial rewards with your team. AND I believe it is important that there … Read more