As I celebrate 5 years since I set up my consultancy, and I reflect on what has been achieved in that time, I'd love to say thanks.
I hope there is some fist pumping going on at your office this week! As the calendar clicks over to July 1 and the profit and loss statement clicks over to a fresh zero balance, I hope you have reason to celebrate.
So it turns out Queen Elizabeth and I are in Windsor - together. Well not technically together, we are separated by a castle wall. But we are together in the sense that we are in the same county, in the same country, at the same time. Although, she has a flag to let everyone know she's here. I don't have one of those.
One of the key reasons I trekked from Brisbane, Australia to London, England was to spend the afternoon listening to Simon Sinek.
Small business disaster recovery grants are now open to provide assistance to small businesses severely impacted by the north Queensland monsoonal trough.
Often when we think marketing, we think big fancy advertising campaigns, expensive events and flashy product launches. Yes, that is one facet of marketing, but for many businesses it is not the most important part of the marketing mix.
Effective marketing needs to be efficient. It must adjust to the local economic environment and the business objectives. It must be driven by data and this data needs to be analysed regularly to identify trends and make decisions based on this fluid information flow.
The 8th of March - International Women's Day gives us a moment to reflect on what it means to be a woman in today's world.
If you own a business in north or west Queensland, please complete this survey for the Queensland Government. Click here to access the short survey.
The Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority has released valuable information about disaster recovery assistance for small business. If your business has been adversely affected by the North Queensland Monsoon Trough in January and February 2019, you may be eligible to apply for assistance.
Due to the flooding in north Queensland, I have postponed my Townsville consultations.