I KNOW YOU WANT TO WIN THAT BIG CLIENT, BUT ARE YOU FIT AND READY?

Being ready when that big client comes along means you have put in the groundwork required.  Running a successful business is a bit like running a marathon. You can’t just turn up at the starting line and expect to win the race. You have to do some preparatory work if...

SMALL BUSINESS SAFETY IS ESSENTIAL

Small Business safety is essential, to achieve it we need to be aware of the barriers and proactively address them. One of the volunteer roles that I feel very strongly about is my membership of the Queensland Workplace Health and Safety (WHSQ) Safety Leadership at...

Avoid “Invoice Rejected”

9 Tactics for Getting Paid On Time by Your Big Customers Landing a contract with a big company is the stuff of dreams for many Small Business owners. At long last, there is a regular income from a big customer, and there is usually a quantum leap in turnover to go...

The one document you need

to start doing business with big companies: Your Capability Statement A short while ago, I received some panicked phone calls from a couple of small business owners.  In each case, the business owner had been asked by a potentially large client (a mining company in...

Are You Ready?

Happy New Year everyone! Are You Ready to Make Your Business Boom in 2017? Today is the first official day back at work for 2017, so the new year is officially under way. Before the Christmas break, a few of my fellow Smallville authors and I got together and decided...

How to write a good procedure:

10 Rules – Your Procedure Template is on its way Thanks for requesting a copy of our Mining for Business ‘Procedure Template’ An email is on its way to the email address you provided.  If you don’t receive it, check in your Junk folder and...