Lessons from NSW victory

Business lessons from sport

Whether you follow rugby league or not, there are important lessons to be learned from the NSW State of Origin series win on Wednesday night. Determination. This is the key ingredient for success. It’s more than a wish, a dream, a desire to do well. It’s about putting your body on the line and taking […]

4 C’s for Conference Connections

Conferences are an excellent opportunity to make connections and learn, but the return on the investment of time and money comes after the conference has finished. The most important couple of hours are the ones you spend after the conference to get a return on your investment. Here are four ways to make the most […]

Miles from anywhere

Here’s a sign I passed while driving to a conference for accountants I’m speaking at  this weekend.   Being miles from anywhere is OK when we know where we are heading, have enough fuel for the journey (and some in reserve), and have a way to make sure we stay on track. In business, if […]

What We’ve Found

In business, people are expected to use financial information to make informed decisions, allocate resources and budget expenditure. But we’ve found most people are not confident with financial concepts and language. Even experienced managers often don’t understand the numbers they’re looking at. Business goes better when everyone can understand and speak the language of finance. […]