How business travellers keep carry-on luggage under 7kg.

Travel Agent

Packing light is a fine science and when you’re travelling with carry-on luggage only, it’s especially important to get the equations right. You’re permitted to bring up to 7 kg Carry-on with you on board most flights, an allowance that can be spread over suitcases of up to 115 centimetres, one smaller suitcase and a…

So why are a lot of small business struggling to embrace technology?

Were always connected. Over the years I have always embraced technology, from my early days of computing with the Sinclair ZX81 computer to today’s modern “always connected” world. Since turning 50 last year, my body has decided to throw a few curved balls at me and again I find myself embracing technology, albeit personal health technology!…

Fundraising & grant search tips for small organisations & businesses

Founder & Managing Director - The Grants Hub

If you’re on a board, fundraising committee or have any fundraising responsibility in your organisation, now is the time to think about how you could tap into grants in 2019 if you haven’t already done so. We have already added over 250 new grant rounds to The Grants Hub directory this year alone. It’s a…

5 professional tips when traveling to South East Asia for business

Travel Agent

Many Aussies travel to Southeast Asia for business. But before jetting off, it’s well worth brushing up on the local customs to avoid any awkward moments or compromising your business efforts. It’s so easy to feel at home in these nearby, friendly countries but remember, their cultural customs and way of life can be different…

Creating a healthy, harmonious and happy work environment.

 Creating a healthy, harmonious and happy work environment. 3 things employees want from their workplace. Creating a healthy, harmonious and happy work environment should be at the forefront of every employers mind right? All too often we hear about unsatisfied employees. Of course there are the people that will be unsatisfied no matter what. I…

4 positives of running a home-based business

Writer, editor, proofreader, owner/operator - On Time Typing

Some of the positives of being owner/operator of a home-based business are: 1) your workplace is close by, 2) you have full control over your workplace, 3) you have low operating costs, and 4) you can work flexible hours. Your workplace is close by If your workplace is a room in your home or property,…

The mistakes that almost every entrepreneur makes

Innovation and entrepreneurship specialist - Startup Gippsland

As we’re kicking off the Startup Gippsland program, I’ve been reflecting with the team on what the most important lessons should be for Gippsland’s next generation of entrepreneurs.   In the last 12 months I have been lucky enough to coach over 200 entrepreneurs in my prior role running startup programs RMIT, and I’ve seen…

Why does your business need a Capability Statement?

Copywriter

Increasingly organisations are being asked to include a Capability Statement in tender documentation. You’re possibly thinking at this point, what is a Capability Statement? Allow me to enlighten you. What is a Capability Statement? A powerful and professionally written Capability Statement is a communication tool that showcases in one comprehensive document your business credentials, competencies,…

How to write a good website brief

If you’re considering a website for your business, it can be a challenge to engage the right designer to help you develop it, especially if it’s your first time through the web development process, or if you aren’t too tech savvy. Getting your brief right is essential to the success of your web project, and…

Making your business website really work

Writer, editor, proofreader, owner/operator - On Time Typing

Nowadays, the best ways to make your website effective in marketing who you are and what you sell are to: be original write clear, interesting content use key (SEO) words but not too often, and keep your website alive and well 1. Be original Simply being original in style and content is enough to make…