Category Archives: Accede

The Joys and Sorrows of Being Blind

If you have read any of my past blogs, or know me, you may know that I was blind for 2 years of my life between 18 and 21, and since I have lost eye sight about 20 times for days/weeks at a time. You may also know I...

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How to Deal with Family Members in Business

Family and business. What a huge topic. We have all heard these statements: Family Business Family and business just don’t mix It is business not personal. Well all of the above have a place, but the facts are, a lot of us run businesses, have families, and want to...

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When will you hire an IT person or Outsourcing Services?

To answer this question as a business owner, you firstly need to understand the options available. Employing an IT Person. When a student leaves uni, with their IT degree, what we have found is that that person is able to learn IT. Most of what they need to know...

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Carbon Tax – A Real Option or Additional Expense?

This morning, I read another article from our government about Carbon Tax. In short, I believe that what was presented some years ago by the Labour Government of Australia, was really nothing short of a new tax dressed up. But in the end all the monies were going in...

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Should Companies risk everything to get Investors?

Over the 30 years of business, there have been good times and bad. I have questioned what I am doing, made course changes, made good decisions and bad. One of the areas I have questioned has been investors? I have also spent a lot of time reviewing this option,...

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What you Need to Know about Virtual Products

Do any of these ring true to your business? Space is limited Staff are reducing or need to reduce Must increase profits Need to service a wider area Need to give more to get /keep your staff Wasting time due to poor efficiency These reasons and others have brought...

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R and D Grants – how to make them work for your growth

As a SME who has been successful, employing people and gone through 3 decades of business in Adelaide Australia. I have found there are some really important facts that as a business one has to do. The logical items would be planning, cashflow, decisive, keep up sales and marketing,...

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Why Use MS Access

I am writing about this question, because I would be asked this question hundreds of times in a year. So here are the reasons. MS Access was a really intelligent product that Microsoft added to its professional office pack. The reason that it is intelligent is really due to...

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Sports Competition for Young Students – Good or Bad?

Today on the news, it was reported that SANFL РSouth Australian Football are going to remove goal scoring for the junior students who play local football. I am writing to express my opinion on this matter, and in fact on the matter of not having healthy competition in the...

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Product Development

Product development is something I have a lot of experience in. I have gone through this with stress, frustration, hope and exhaustion. I have developed products for myself, for others and in partnership. The products I have developed have been both physical and non physical (e.g. Software and Web...

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