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The most important thing you need to get done now

You might be wondering what you need to do next in business… There are so many things you could be working on, so what is the priority? We know exactly how you feel. The decisions we make on what task to […]

What price do you charge?

One of the more difficult things in business is pricing. What is your product or service worth……? You don’t want a price that keeps everyone happy, you’re selling yourself short, some people need to be rejecting your price for it […]

You climbing Everest or an Ant Hill?

What is the vision you have for your business? What is the size of the challenge you have set yourself? Are you climbing Everest or are you climbing an ant hill? We admire and respect the business people who choose […]

Working flat out with nothing to show for it?

Always working flat out and not really getting any where? If so, something is clearly wrong, time to stop flogging yourself for no reward, let us help you redesign your business to get the reward you deserve for your effort.

Highly Profitable Businesses

Want the recipe for a highly profitable business? Five ingredients required: 1. A product or service that your customers (and you and your employees) are incredibly passionate about 2. Ability to deliver the product/service efficiently… 3. The product/service is teachable […]

Are you fired up?

Are you in the right gig? Whether you work with cars, numbers, coffee, animals, hammers, computers, children, property….. it should feel natural, normal and fun. If it doesn’t feel like that it’s time to change the work or change the […]

Aug

If someone comes late to a meeting today, or someone keeps you unfairly waiting let them know they have stolen xx number of minutes from your life that you will never get back! Time theft is the worst possible kind […]

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It’s a conscious choice to aim for mediocrity or excellence. Which one are you striving for?

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Has your business got a culture of continuous improvement of your numbers? The business can’t help but improve when the key numbers of your business are constantly measured and your whole team is focussed on the same numbers. Make it […]

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At Yates Group we’re massive admirer’s of people who conquer insane challenges and tomorrow in the Blue Mountains a few hundred people will set out at the crack of dawn to tackle the beast that is the North Face 100. […]

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Think back to why you started doing what it is you’re doing. What is the dream you’re chasing, the dream that is worth paying the price through cash, sweat, blood, time, lack of sleep……. The price that you are willing […]

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Aug

Predictably, sadly, once again the nation seems to be getting itself into a frenzy over the federal budget tonight. What handouts are we going to lose, how is it going to be unfair etc. The mainstream media are obsessed with […]

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If you could only look at just one number per day in your business what would it be? Phone calls, website visits, waste, kms travelled, finished goods, cash, customer visits, average sale value, number of transactions…….. There are valuable numbers […]

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Could you imagine an AFL Club or A-League club without a coach? Sport understands the value of coaches and sporting teams have significantly increased the numbers of coaches they use over the past 10 years. Businesses however have been slow […]

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Anyone involved in business do yourself a favour and get your hands on a copy of John Warrillow’s latest book “The Automatic Customer”. A must read for people wanting to significantly improve the value of their business.

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A special shout out this morning to all the business owners out there who continue the journey today toward achieving their business vision and dreams. The sacrifices you’re making (that few people see) are worth it, keep up the great work! […]

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