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You may have been in business for a decade or more, or new to business. Do you know where are you going? What’s your model? Who’s your target market? So often we meet people who don’t know the answer to these questions.

You have to have a plan for your business. Setting out a business plan gives you room to pivot in the future and lets you refer back to the plan in case anything ever needs to be tweaked, and also helps you become more aware of things like cashflow. ACTION ➡ Speak to us about business planning.

You aren’t alone…….. Why make all these mistakes and waste all this time, money and energy, if you can avoid that by actually finding someone who can guide you and share their learning???

WE ARE YOUR C O A C H E S…….. If you don’t … Read more...

💰$10,000 up for grabs 💰


We are delighted to bring you this weekly issue of our newsletter. It won’t be long before we will be seeing you all in person. We plan a return to a new dedicated office space at Habitat in July. This is so we can see you all and coach safely within agreed guidelines. You also may wish to take a look at how to create a safe COVID workspace this is different for each industry. Take a look at how you can keep workers, visitors and customers safe.  Next week, there will be no newsletter as we will be moving to bi-weekly to concentrate on coaching our clients.

In this issue:

  • $10,000 grant – deadline extended!
  • Coaching support snapshot
  • Free or low-cost training 

Are you ready for the new normal?


Hello, ever thought that we could be looking at a business opportunity to rethink our very existences?

Because necessity is often the mother of invention, the pandemic could bring some positive outcomes. Individuals, communities, businesses, and governments are all learning new ways to connect. And businesses are finding faster, cheaper ways to operate. These changes could make for better management and more flexible workforces. Are you ready? Find out how in this issue with 3 changes you will need to be ready for the post COVID economy in this week’s newsletter.

In this issue:

  • What we have been working with BGR clients
  • The latest 1 June measures 
  • 3 changes for a post COVID economy

Don’t miss out…vital info included


Welcome to this weekly update of all things small business start-up and more. How are you all? Get a cuppa at the ready to read what’s In this issue:

  • Win of the week! (you tell us about your wins)
  • Tips on building your own website (continued from last week)
  • Latest 1 June measures 

ATO and Treasury overestimate Jobkeeper by $60bn. The federal government has blamed around 1,000 employers incorrectly filling in a form on how many employees they have for massively overestimating the size of the Jobkeeper payment scheme.… Read more...

Your Business Issues… solved


Hi everyone!

How’s everyone feeling? It’s been an interesting weekend in the first stage of the three-step plan. Many of us have been enjoying some newfound freedoms after weeks of rigid social distancing. Venues that have been open in recent weeks have only been able to serve takeaway but now can have up to ten socially distanced diners https://www.pm.gov.au/media/update-coronavirus-measures-08may20.

In this issue:

  • A guide to collaborations for your business
  • Training on offer for you and your business 
  • Tips for building your first website

Three stage approach until July – understand the implications for your business


Hi everyone!

How are you all?  Well, we hope. In this issue, gain an understanding of the post-COVID business trends and the steps to a post COVID world. It feels like we are moving forward towards a new phase of the business world, a post COVID world. Do you feel the same? We’d love to hear from you about your own thoughts.

Thanks to the 30 or so clients who came along (via Zoom) to both the Marketing 101 webinar and the Book Slam session that Ellie ran last week. We will repeat the Marketing 101 again, as it was deemed so useful. Watch this space!… Read more...

Must have news you can’t miss


Hello everyone,

We hope you are managing your way through this crisis and taking each day as it comes.

The National Cabinet will discuss lifting Australia’s coronavirus restrictions for the first time this Thursday – as the Federal Government rolls out the mobile app it believes could bring the country out of lockdown. The COVIDSafe app speeds up contacting people exposed to coronavirus (COVID-19). 📱

The rate of coronavirus transmission in Australia is slowing, with latest figures showing more people are recovering from the illness than are battling it for the first time since the pandemic struck the country.… Read more...

Latest Covid update


Hi everyone!

Hope you are all well and managing ok. We hope to see many of you at the Marketing 101 workshop WEDS 29th April, 10am – 12 pm, via Zoom.  SIGN UP TODAY. Use this time to skill up. Details below.

In other news…..almost 2 million Australians download CovidSafe tracing app. Less than 24 hours after its launch this week. 1.89 million people had downloaded and registered for the government’s CovidSafe contact tracing smartphone app.

Australians need to change the way they interact ‘permanently’. The chief medical officer, Brendan Murphy, said life would not return to normal until there was a vaccine for Covid-19, telling Australians they would “need to change the way they interact permanently”.Read more...

LAST CHANCE – Marketing 101


Hi everyone!

⬆Don’t know you’re above the line from your below the line?
Have heard about marketing, know you need to understand it, but don’t have a clue where to start? ⬇Then our marketing 101 Zoom workshop is for you. Limited to 12 spaces and free workbook for all attendees. Be quick, filling up fast!

Marketing 101 
️ Time: 10 -12 pm
️ Date: 29 April 2020
On overview of what marketing is, the fundamentals of marketing, the channels that can be used and the basics of what’s needed for a marketing strategy.

Register for Marketing 101 here

Breaking news on latest Covid support


Hi everyone!

We hope you are all managing in these challenging times. It’s certainly a juggle, isn’t it??!! …..home school, home gym, home bakers, all amongst juggling ideas for businesses or keeping existing businesses going. To cope you need to set your MIND 🧠 on the right path. You will need it set to GROWTH mode in these challenging times and focus. Think about the positive aspects to where you are currently and use this time to regroup and rethink. Why not use this time to SKILL UP. We have outlined some FREE courses you can take advantage of later in this newsletter. There is also the latest news on JOB KEEPER. Read on.


Ellie is running a BOOK SLAM session (where she reads a book and highlights the best actionable advice for clients) this will take place … Read more...