This year taught business owners that as much as we may try, we can’t control everything that affects our business. For some, this can be a daunting thought that develops into a negative mindset and fear of failing. The human response? Protecting yourself by holding back your true potential. The solution? A safety net that gives you the peace of mind to embrace change.
It might be surprising to know that around 8.5 million Australian adults do not understand key financial literacy concepts! The thing is, financial literacy is relevant every day that you tap your credit card, hand over cash or log into your internet banking making it even more important.
In the face of uncertainty, utilising creativity to develop new opportunities separates the successful from the struggling. Your company should remain persistent and find a new and exciting approach that changes the way you normally do business.
Moving your business online may sound like a big job but it is an inevitable step! With the way we’re heading, if you’re not online, you may not even exist to a big group of people. The online world is an essential tool for running a business and making the move here can build a strong brand that lasts long into the future.
Effective business communication is a two-way process of listening, speaking and being aware of other non verbal messages. Having the capacity to be aware of and control your emotions whilst handling this communication and building interpersonal relationships is a very valuable trait in work-life, producing better outcomes in the long run.
Inadequate cash flow or high cash use is responsible for almost half of all businesses closures. Learn about the good habits you can adopt to implement cash flow processes, keeping your business ahead of the game and out of the deep end when it comes to surprise expenses.
We live in a world where money seems to rule all, but in business, it can only get you so far on the road to success. A Financial Service Provider’s business value is not based on their recurring income from clients, it is based on old school traditional business values that it seems many businesses have lost touch with.
Having dedicated myself to human behaviour observation in the pursuit of personal growth over the last few years- with clients, staff, colleagues and friends as my test observation bunnies shall we say - one thing has become fundamentally clear: we are having a crisis of procrastination caused by abject fear of not getting something right the first time. Or, as I like to call it, the Fear of F#cking Up or FOFU!
Have you recently made the decision to invest in yourself by bringing someone into your business circle? Someone who can push you to achieve your goals and provide the feedback you require to grow? Help you cement that strategy and action plan? It can be so overwhelming once you’ve made that decision as to how you find the right person for you!
There seems to be no clear starting point when looking for business assistance as to what help you actually need, and what the title of that person or business would be. At Helix we believe that knowledge is power and so we’ve broken it down for you.
Helix Planning: Resolve to Evolve