Lifestyle

When you are in the throes of running your business on a daily basis, it can be hard to take a long-term perspective - but it's important to have these plans in place and work towards them. Have you considered your exit strategy?

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Profits Pyramid Live ~ Business Development

Date of event: 

26 Aug 2016 (All day) to 28 Aug 2016 (All day)

Venue: 

Waipuna Hotel, Mt Wellington, Auckland

A powerful business development event that will show you how to unlock the true potential of your business:  helping you to make more money and profits in your business, to truly serve your clients better than you ever have before.  Creating a business that is thriving on all levels, and allowing you to create real leverage in your business to free up your time so that you can enjoy your life more and not be constantly grinding away in your business not making real progress. 

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Destructive ways of thinking are not helpful
All too often, we get ourselves into thought patterns that don't actually help us achieve and progress. Janet Lapp identifies five destructive ways we talk to ourselves, and she explains how to replace these with positive thinking.

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What's the difference between having a routine and being stuck in a rut? Sometimes, not a lot - but it's imperative to get the most out of streamlining your activity without actually curtailing your imagination and ability to innovate. This week's guaranteed-under-two-minute read has tips and tools to help you break away from conformity while still keeping the practical aspects of your business ticking away nicely.

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Small Business Driving New Zealand's Future

Date of event: 

4 Sep 2015 (All day)

Venue: 

Sire Neil Waters Bldg, Massey University, Albany, Auckland

"Your chance to tell the government what you think!”
See details of speakers below.

Promo offer to all Bizbuzzers:Please enter the promo code SBS2015 and pay only the $97.00 Early Bird rate at any time instead of the full rate of $147.00

For more or to book see www.smallbusinesssummit.org.nz

Summit Programme 2015

9:45am » 9:55am
Welcome: Grant Hally - Small Business Voice

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Every cloud has a silver lining
When you hear or see these words, Determination, Persistence, Courage and Adversity; what triggers in your mind? What do they mean to you? Brent Frewen draws inspiration and shares it with you.

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Desk clutter
Heather Douglas

I've been self-employed and working from home for over twenty years.

In fact, I have become quite an expert at it.

You know what I mean - hanging the laundry before reading the emails, chucking a meal in the slow cooker when you take a quick lunch break, providing company for the dog when no-one else is around, and so on.

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tips for a thriving, valuable business
Whether you're actively grooming your business for sale in the near future, or just building value so you can cash it up one day, Malcolm Billington highlights ten things which you should be doing to make for an easier and more profitable exit.

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Home office
Running your own business from home can be fun and fulfulling, but what do you do when the cabin fever finally gets to you?

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Sometimes we need reminding about just what it is that makes working from home so great. Simon Young shares two experiences which leave little room for doubt!

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If you run all or part of your business from home, and you have children, you'll know what a juggle it can be to keep the business on track while the kids are home. We come to the rescue with some tips to help you stay sane (and profitable) during the school holidays.

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If you want to take time off over the holiday season, you need to start planning for it now. We've got some tips that will help you have a great break - and a business to come back to in the New Year

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Coin piles
The orders are coming in, the customers are happy, and business seems to be, well, maybe not booming but pretty darn good. So how come it's so hard to pay the bills or take some drawings? Sue Hirst explains.

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Closing the door when you are working can be helpful in your home business
Many of us work from home in order to be more available to our children. But both you and the kids will find it more enjoyable and less frustrating if you set some ground rules

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New research shows that many of us are likely to retire a lot later than we would like - so if you’re banking on selling your business, the numbers need to be right if you want to avoid the long slog.

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At least one judge of The David Awards is eating humble pie this year, after a business previously deemed an unlikely top contender took out the Supreme Award in this year’s event.

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The finalists in The David Awards 2013: heroes in small business have been named.

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Whether you're a baby-boomer looking to exit your business in the next decade, or simply planning prudently for your retirement, Alan Clarke suggests you have options if the figures aren't adding up to quite the lifestyle you thought you'd have.

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piggy bank
Dealing with your own financial affairs can be a daunting prospect and often business owners don't so much choose where they will go as end up with a particular bank by default. Stuart Wills suggests some things you might take into consideration when choosing where to keep your hard-earned money.

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Making money through your business is obviously important - but what do you do with it when you've got it? Alan Clarke explains why you should be saving some of it, and outlines some options.

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