Business Growth Tips: How SMEs can realistically harness their data to increase sales

Can you as a SMEs compete with Corporate’s?  Here is a Guide on how increase your sales, have life balance and make more profits. The biggest difference between SMEs and Corporate’s  is that they generally have more people to give more smarts to using their data and leverage that they have to enable them to increase sales. Read more about Business Growth Tips: How SMEs can realistically harness their data to increase sales[…]

How to deal with Office Setbacks?

Last night I was watching 3 Idiots for the first time and a line from the Bollywood movie got my attention. One character said, “Life is a race. If you don’t run fast, you’ll get trampled”. That line hit a nerve on me since at work we all feel like we are in a race. Read more about How to deal with Office Setbacks?[…]

Making the most out of Client-Staff Relationship

This is the stuff nightmares are made of – or at least this is how I feel right now. For those business owners who manage staff who sell the outcomes of their intellect, this is the hardest part of owning a business. I feel this is a total load balancing act and as the owner, Read more about Making the most out of Client-Staff Relationship[…]

SQL versus NoSQL – The Battle of Database Management Systems

With the enormous amount of data among us, it drastically changed the landscape of how we will store and process structured or unstructured information. This calls for an innovative approach to address the need for scalable and improved performance brought about by database management challenges. We can’t deny the sudden emergence of SQL and other Read more about SQL versus NoSQL – The Battle of Database Management Systems[…]

Government and Politics – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Government and Politics is a fact of life. But here in Australia are they a saint to us or a Demon? Well, I think they are a bit of both. Politics in this context is all parties, elected or not, federal, state or local. The political party in office I am referring to as Government Read more about Government and Politics – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly[…]

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 help our families, and this may Read more about How to Deal with Family Members in Business[…]

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 one big pot and it was Read more about Carbon Tax – A Real Option or Additional Expense?[…]

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, attending course and building knowledge. The Read more about Should Companies risk everything to get Investors?[…]