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‘Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.’ (C.S. Lewis) We all get a little crazy in December. Burnt out, over it, looking forward to holidays ...

As your small business grows, you will need to bring more people and resources on board. Especially if you aspire to have a business that operates without you so you are free to go on holidays or earn money while you sleep! Even if you plan to remain small, it is likely you will need some support. If you have been...

Is your business thriving the way it could be? Are day-to-day demands and distractions taking over and impeding you from working ‘on’ your business? Let alone keeping up with the latest info and tools? This is a huge issue for many solo business owners. Then there’s the other biggie – isolation. Not having people to bounce ideas off, discuss issues...

Are you about to make Beyond Business Groups one of your monthly habits? We are all about working ‘on’ your business rather than ‘in’ it and one of the fastest ways to get there is by building habits. One of the best habits to develop is learning – reading, watching, listening. Beyond Business Groups was designed based on the book group concept...

In social media business groups there are frequently call-outs for podcast recommendations. I always suggest the Mojo Radio Show, because no matter what type of business or enterprise you have, or what industry you’re in, the show will have relevance. I also love that it's Australian, and I value supporting local businesses and home-grown talent. Overview of the show So what is...

It can be confusing to be a small business owner. On one hand, you are told to hold onto your ‘why’, the reason you wanted to go into business in the first place. On the other hand, you are encouraged to respond to the market. So it’s not surprising the easiest thing to do is nothing! At Beyond Business Groups we...

This month I reviewed one of the dog-eared tomes from my extensive library – The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber. E-Myth \ 'e-,'mith\ n 1: the entrepreneurial myth: the myth that most people who start small businesses are entrepreneurs 2: the fatal assumption that an individual who understands the technical work of a business can successfully run a business that does that...

When starting your Beyond Business Group a key question is coffee or wine? If your meeting revolves around coffee, or as is my preference, tea, the obvious benefit is cake. Or slice (caramel please). On the other hand you could have cheeses, dips and olives if your meeting involves wine. Or beer. Or cocktails. And then there’s always the option of...