Get your personal finances under control

I wrote a blog for SmartCompany awhile back on the importance of getting your personal finances under control in order to be a successful entrepreneur. I believe this is going to become even more important over the next couple of years if valuations start decreasing and capital dries up. The more you feel confident about your …

“I LOVE email!”

…said no entrepreneur ever. Until now. I am officially in love with my emails again. Well, not the actual emails, but I’m in love with Google’s new(ish) Inbox. I got an invite earlier in the year to one of my personal gmail accounts, had an initial poke around but was so busy I promptly forgot about it. However, this week …

A different kind of mindfulness

It seems as if mindfulness, and meditation is where its at currently. All the cool kids are doing it, and it seems to have great benefits – for entrepreneurs, and anyone looking for their peace. I agree wholeheartedly that we all need to be mindful in our every day lives. While I don’t meditate specifically, …

Getting on top of your tasks!

Managing the transition of one business into another has been an interesting and challenging time for me. Getting on top of all the tasks that a business owner needs to do can sometimes feel overwhelming! I was aided in my transition by using techniques that I learned through my experiences. I recall one particularly heavy …

Switch on to switch off

– Grace Hopkins   When I was a kid, I used to be embarrassed that my Dad meditated. All the time. Because it wasn’t remotely cool. Times have changed, and mindfulness was probably the biggest buzzword in 2014. All the cool kids are meditating now, and after all these years I can see why – …

Work less and get more done

-Rebecca Boles My tips for maximising the weekend are: – If you need to work over the weekend, set specific time periods and save a fun task for the weekend (i.e. that’s when I do a lot of my strategy work) – Prep the hell out of things for the weekend i.e. I know what …

Routine sets you free

After I left the Australian Defence Force I had a phobia of routine. I had a negative relationship with routine as I had come to believe it meant doing lots of things that either weren’t necessary, were boring or constrained my own ideas of how to get things done. It took me a while to realise that it is …