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24 Nov

A2 Milk shares soar on profit growth

The company said revenue in the four months to October 31 was up nearly 69 per cent at $NZ262.2 million ($A236.7 million), reflecting strong growth in nutritional products in Australia, New Zealand and China, as well as positive momentum in the US and UK. The dual-listed dairy firm’s net profit for the same period more […]

A Business Growth Planning Checklist

If you want to grow your business, it pays dividends to do it in an organized way.  Growth without planning has seen the downfall of many a good business. A great way to start planning is to do a SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats).  It’s a great opportunity to get your team together […]

Systems = Sanity

Many business owners struggle with doing everything in their business e.g. paying bills, day to day management, getting products and services ready, selling and managing staff etc. A major challenge for any business owner is how to get others to help run the business, so that it doesn’t completely take over your life.  You can […]

Why does my lender need a business plan?

You may think to yourself…“I know my business and it’s potential – why do I need to have a business plan?  It won’t make any difference to write it down”! The problem with this thinking is that a lender/investor can’t get inside your head and have a full understanding of all your ideas and thoughts. […]

29 Sep

Are you spreading yourself too thinly?

Speak to any business owner and they will tell you there aren’t enough hours in the day and the ‘To Do’ list never gets any shorter. The question is ‘How to manage the daunting task of managing all aspects of the business?’   Trying to ‘keep all the balls in the air at once’ can […]

Make your Business a Lean Mean Fighting Machine

If you’re a completely new business… this information will help you to crystalize what to focus on to ensure sustainability, how to make more profit, as well as how to save money in business. 
If you’ve been running a business for awhile, you’re probably grappling with changing times and ‘Digital Disruption’. A buzzword that’s been […]