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Welcome Back - to 2017

Welcome back to the New Year – we hope you have had a fantastic Christmas with family and friends and are ready to Nail your goals in 2017                        Calendar

Each New Year we make resolutions to be successful, to get back in the black and to build a better business (and to lose those few added Christmas kilos).

One thing that holds back a lot of businesses is: time. Don’t let the time you need to dedicate to your business, and those resolutions, slip by – take action!

5 tips to help you follow through with your resolutions.

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Ramp up your Christmas Sales

10 tips for Christmas Promotions- Dressing Up for the Occasion

With Christmas looming, most businesses should already have plans in place to capitalise on the spending over the festive season.                                                                                      

However, if not, there is still time to roll out some last-minute Christmas promotions. With around 40% of Australian retailers’ annual income accrued over the coming month, it would be fair to suggest that you could add to your profits by taking a % of this spending.

Christmas comes earliest for Queenslanders, with the figures showing 32.84% have already begun Christmas shopping

Make the Most of Last Minute Shoppers

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Energy = Performance

Boost Your Performance at Work In 6 Easy Steps    

How successful you are at work is determined largely by your attitude and how you spend your time, you can do many things to boost and improve your performance.  Simple things that many people don’t even consider.  Here are 6 EASY ways to improve your performance at work that you may never have thought of.

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Confidence Plays a Major Role in Not Only Your Daily Life - Your Business Also..........

I have read a lot of books on how to build a successful business.  I have read an extensive range of "How To" books for a range of different entrepreneurs.  Believe it or not, every single book I have read has at least one chapter about confidence   and how it is the key to success.

 Confidence plays a major role in everyone's lives, it is said that people with high levels of confidence expect and experience greater success.  How you think and feel about yourselves has an enormous impact on how you perform in your business as well.

If you find yourself asking, "Why is confidence the key to success for my business?"  Well, I like to say that confidence is defined to a few key points:

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Festive Season

With Christmas and the school holidays fast approaching, many businesses around Australia will either be be flat out, or very quiet period with little sales. We look at how to manage your business’ seasonal fluctuations and how to manage your cash flow during these ups and downs.
Seasonal businesses are determined by a number of triggers, such as Christmas, school holidays, summer and winter, and the end of the financial year.  During these periods some business will be busy and some quite


Christmas is a really busy time for most businesses.  Retail and tourism are booming, builders and painters are completing renovations in the lead up to Christmas, mechanics are getting cars ready for summer holidays.
To make the most of the festive season, it’s important to be prepared, so consider the following:

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Brisbane based Small Business Improvement Services (SBIS) provide small business coaching, small business consulting, small business mentoring and small business training for small business owners in Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan, Gold Coast, Toowoomba and South East Queensland.

Helen Cowley of SBIS offers various programs for building a better business, business networking, business workshops and training, group business coaching, business analysis and small business solutions.

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