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  • Struggle

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    When we ask you what your vision is for your business and your life, the most common responses are something like “I want to grow a business I love, earning enough money to travel, pay off my house, send my kids to the best schools in the area” etc etc….

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  • The Thing About Consistency

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    As I sit down at my usual coffee shop, at the usual time, with my usual long black coffee one sugar I think of the topic for my blog this week.And the theme, consistency, came to mind.

    Many that know me, know I am directed by my gut and if my…

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  • Happiness

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    I’ve just started reading The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson and am loving it! If you’re offended by the “F” word, I’d still recommend it because, I think, the language actually helps get his message across in a clear and refreshing way. I’m only up to chapter…

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  • The Importance of Systems

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    I recently did a webinar talking about the Importance of Systems and when I was asked to be part of this presentation, I found myself trying to find a business that is relatable and so, blatantly, shows the Importance of Systems.
    There are so many businesses that are systemised and run…

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  • Most people absolutely hate the thought of sales or trying to sell someone their product or service. We’d all like our reputation, hard work and non-salesy approach to speak for themselves to grow our business.  The truth is, you can build a business with just those three approaches but not…

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  • Door knocking is one of the marketing strategies that we recommend. OK, I can hear you groan already, but stay with me for a minute and I’ll explain how easy it can be.

    We went to a fancy dress shop recently and chose outfits for a party. When paying for them…

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  • Pete and I love travelling across the country, meeting great bookkeepers, discussing the issues they are facing, sharing my story and giving them strategies to help them avoid the mistakes I’ve made. In the past week or so we shared experiences and helped great bookkeepers articulate their business plan in…

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  • The past two weeks my blogs were about the top two mistakes I think you can make when recruiting. If you didn’t see them you can find Mistake #1 here and Mistake #2 here. The third biggest mistake, in your haste to relieve the pressure you’re under, is to put…

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  • Last week my blog was about the top three mistakes I think you can make when recruiting. If you didn’t see that you can find it here. The first mistake I spoke about last week is not testing the bookkeeper in some way in your office before appointing them. The…

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  • I’ve spoken to three bookkeepers in the past week with a common issue and it’s worth sharing. It’s BAS-ON and to say they are flat out is an understatement. They are working 60+hrs per week. They’ve tried to recruit but it didn’t work out. Feeling exhausted and disheartened, they know…

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