Business on Purpose Blog

How can you deal with sucky bits of business successfully?

Do you ever find yourself trying to get out of something you need to get into? Do you ever find yourself putting more energy into excuses than effort?  I know I…

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Are you living your life now so your “legacy lives beyond your life”?

There are some who live much longer than they live. Their legacy still speaks to us long after they can speak with us. There are thoughts we have that we…

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Whatever gets your focus gets your life

Many years ago I used to race MotorX. My racing coach would tell me to “look past the obstacle and look through the corner”. His advice was pertinent because if…

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What do you do when your “Weekdays are Weak days”

Well, August has come and gone and we are now starting the last month of our first quarter. How has it gone for you? As mentioned in a previous blog,…

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Happy Fathers Day for this Sunday

Last week we began a discussion about being a father first and then a business owner. As we lead up toward Father’s Day, I would like to press into this…

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Are you a Father and a Business Owner or are you a Business owner and a Father?

For the next two weeks leading up to Father’s Day in Australia, I want to discuss the privilege we have of being a dad and owning a business in this…

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When your emotions are unstable your thinking is irrational!

I have had many conversations with clients and friends who read last week’s Thursday Thoughts and knew “exactly what I was talking about!”. However, I had to remind them that…

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Have you ever faced the “August Blues”?

There is a lot of “Momentum” to drive business owners through June and July but when August hits, many business owners hit the August “Blues and Blahs”.  In June we…

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What is the No 1 Issue facing Businesses this Financial Year?

RECRUITMENT! Nearly half the clients I work with at the moment are trying to recruit. They are in a growth phase and seeing wonderful success, but they can’t find suitable…

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Are we truly Managing Directors of our company or are we Exhausted Practitioners?

Over my years in business, I have had seasons that were so busy that I began to employ people, only to find myself busier than I was before I employed…

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