Archive for March, 2009

TEMplate… now might just be the time to get that IDEA off the ground!

OK, so I’ve been thinking…now might be just the right time to get that business idea off the ground! Uncertain economic times and less job security = a greater need to put our financial destiny into our own hands. Why not introduce someone you know that would also benefit with… 1. how to combine MOTHERHOOD and BUSINESS 2. how to get what you want by combining the two… To help work out whether this is for you?… a gift “What is it?” I hear you ask… the 10 best business tips ever! It’s the So You Want to Start Your…

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Give time to love, give time to speak!

This is a master piece. If you have not read it take the time to read it now. If you have read it take time to read it again! Isn’t it amazing that George Carlin – comedian of the 70’s and 80’s – could write something so very eloquent…and so very appropriate. A Message by George Carlin: The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider Freeways , but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less, we buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families, more conveniences,…

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Welcome to the age of change

A nice little piece from The Age this morning… I don’t know about you, but I believe midlife and the change involved is something that you constantly go through, not just as a one off event. For me, it all started when I took 6-months leave-without-pay and travelled Africa. If you know my story, then you also know what happened upon my return. For those who do not, my life did a complete 180 degree turnaround; from being an international management consultant to being single, unemployed, homeless and pregnant, at the ripe old age of 36! Suffice to say, change…

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Fair Treatment under contracts

If you’re in business, then you need to read each of these articles… ICA brings you the news and updates that others miss. If you¹re an independent contractor or a business engaging independent contractors, these news items are important. * Have you ever been concerned that your contract is biased or unbalanced? Independent Contractors of Australia is working to do something about this. Click here: http://www.contractworld.com.au/reloaded/ica-news.php * Tax breaks for independent contractors. Check this government announcement: http://www.contractworld.com.au/pages/PDFs/Tax_Break_Fact_Emerson.pdf. * It¹s about time business paid on time. The Small Business Minister sends a warning to big business. Pay up! http://www.contractworld.com.au/pages/PDFs/Emersonsmalldebts.pdf. * Think…

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Bouncing back from the sack

Leon Gettler asks… What do you do after the sack? With the way the economy is travelling, chances are that most will not return to full time employment. And when the recovery finally comes, the work force and career path will be different. The key bit for me here is the highlighted line, most will not return to full time employment. Bet that knocks are few dreams about, given that designing a life without a full time job had not really featured. The sad thing about this article is that its quoting US sources…where are the Australian sources, like me?…

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