Entrepreneurs

This article was written by guest author Raeleen Kaesehagen, founder of mudputty.com ***** I started mudputty in 2018 after selling a software company that I had founded 17 years earlier. My journey has come full circle, from starting the software company back in 2001, growing to the point an investor tracked me down in 2007 and bought 50% of the company, the business almost going broke by...

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This article on Beaches & Mountains Girls Getaways was written by guest reviewer Rebecca Richardson. ***** It’s not every day you get an opportunity to review a mini girl’s retreat. That’s why, I was delighted to step into Peace & Katy’s shoes for 24 hours and be pampered by the amazing team at Lavender Majestic. Hidden amongst Autumn leaves in the stunning Blue Mountains, was a beautiful old...

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This article was written by guest author Arpana Patel, Avenue Solutions Tax & Accounting ***** Financial Year End This is the time to see whether your goals set out in your business plan is aligned with your success planning. And if there are any gaps, what checks are in place. Why Is it important to understand your Financials? The primary objective of analyzing your financial data is to understand and...

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This article was written by Reckon Team ***** This is for everyone. We all need to unplug before we do ourselves a mischief. Mobile communication technology has changed human culture forever, and certainly transfigured the workplace. We will forever be connected. Now we know that this can be a great boon for small business, with email, social, mobile internet, apps and various permutations thereof having become a wildly important...

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This article on Beaches & Mountains Girls Getaways was written by guest reviewer Ingrid Green, Symes Group ***** Nobody does autumn like the Beaches & Mountains Girls Getaway at the Blue Mountains. With its crisp air and blazing colours, I suspect the Lavender Majestic would look stunning at any time of the year. We’re here to check out the boutique accommodation venue, aimed at small groups of women...

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This article was written by Reckon Team ***** ‘Getting in the zone’ and performing at your best should be at the centre of your business life as Reckon CEO Sam Allert describes: “Most people can relate to the self-motivation idea of being ‘in the zone’ – that is, a flow state of heightened focus, efficiency and productivity, Whether running a café, building a house or treating patients, every business...

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This week’s special guest article was written by Lisa Hayes, owner/director of All in All Parties ***** Running a business and having kids is hard work.  Mum Guilt plays a huge part.  You feel guilty for not spending enough time with the kids, you feel guilty for not spending enough time on your business and lets not get started on the guilt you feel as your house...

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This article was written by Reckon Team ***** Single Touch Payroll – or STP – is a looming reality for small Australian businesses and will require you to take action. First cabs off the rank were businesses with over 19 employees on the payroll which began reporting Payroll to the ATO through STP last year. Next up will be those with 19 employees and under, or the small...

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This article was written by Reckon Team ***** For the purposes of this article, we will assume you have your financial ducks in a row and have a good idea of a business plan and product/service offering. Apart from technicalities, business registries and budgeting concerns – all great topics for another day – there are some vital and less asked questions you will need to answer and more...

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