The age old debate about work/life balance... but IS it all about balance really? Or is it more about setting some boundaries.
Referrers, loyal customers and advocates are the people who not only support your business, they share your business - be it via word of mouth or direct referral. You need to ensure that you're looking after your tribe as failure to do so can have real consequences.
Numbers are all around us. In your everyday life and in your business. The key is to not be scared of your business numbers and use your everyday knowledge in your business life.
In this episode Amanda looks at a few businesses and discusses whether technology is the cause of their downturn or demise; and whether technology is, in fact, the answer to a lot of growing businesses needs.
Solopreneurs choose to work in their business alone. But if you are a solopreneur you don't need to go through the whole journey by yourself. This week Amanda talks about the importance of mentors, advisers and friends in business.
Are you still in love with your business or is the honeymoon over? Understand your numbers and get the spark back by removing the stress that goes with the unknown.
Is productivity blowing your budget? This week Amanda talks about the importance of tracking projects. Failure to do so can strongly impact the profit.
In this episode Amanda talks about what it feels like to be the new kid in a situation. And how you, as an "old kid" can help to welcome the new members!
We're talking this week about Integrity in Agreements. About how important it is to make an agreement *IN WRITING* and stick to it or do the variations properly.
What is the #1 number that owners of service-based businesses need to know? Break Even. Learn how to determine your break even and how to make the most out of the information you obtain.
Reflection in business is important. And, when it comes to the numbers, getting another perspective on things often helps your understanding.
Organisation is essential. Not just in your business but especially around your numbers. Putting a system in place to get a clear and accurate picture of your numbers at any moment.
Around this time of year when we are inundated with Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales it's good to double check whether your spending is "need to have" or "nice to have". The Power of Restraint is important.
Amanda is talking this week about integrity in all your business practices. About doing what you say and communicating with clients honestly and openly.
In this episode, Amanda reflects on the image of a kitten looking into a mirror and seeing a big cat... are you thinking big or are you seeing the opposite and undervaluing yourself?about specific features of your product.
In this episode of Seeing Through The Numbers, Amanda talks about the importance of being watchful of your immediate and greater surroundings to see things that might be affecting your business.
In this episode, Amanda talks about how important it is to connect with people in an audience as well as connecting and communicating with your team, advisers and specialists to ensure that you are all on the same page within the business.
All the way from New York City, Amanda talks about the theme of the event that she is attending - Think Big - and how forward thinking and planning is imperative for businesses to stay relevant and profitable.
Too often accounting systems are set up to benefit the accountant but it's imperative that you get your system providing you with management reports so you can make informed decisions about your business.
Learn a simple way you can tweak your reporting to gauge profitability over several different revenue streams in your business.
Odjana specialises in small business & individual taxation as well as SMSF administration with the aim to help clients grow their business and increase profits.
In this episode, Odjana chats about small business, accounting, bookkeeping, taxation and log books. She also has some great tips for small business owners.
Roland is a Business-Life Coach who works with business owners to discover what their business and life could really look like and then he helps them build it.
Roland is the author of The Ten Truths Trilogy, business books for people who don't read business books (but should).
Seeing Through the Cash Flow.
Amanda will talk more about cash flow forecasts and how they can assist businesses in various stages of growth or crisis.
In this episode, I'm talking with Stuart Hunter, National Head of Sales Australia and New Zealand at Futrli.
Futrli is an online service where you can get all the answers about your business in one place by combining existing business data with planning for the future, to help you make the right decisions.
Today I'm talking about how to prepare a manual cash flow forecast for your business. This is important for a few reasons, it allows you to predict your cash at bank at the end of each month, it gives you an opportunity to review expenses (before they hit your bank account) and gives you the foresight you need especially in start-up and growth phases where external funding might need to be arranged.
Jan Reeves is the creator of GET PAID! the short small business owners course on how to get invoices paid on time without upsetting customers.
In this episode of the podcast, Amanda talks to Jan about how small business owners can tweak their admin process to ensure invoices get paid promptly.
Money coming into your bank account is great.
But the key is to understand the difference between revenue and capital receipts and which ones will impact your profit and loss and which ones just help your cash flow in the short term.
Whilst you do need to spend money to make money, often expenses creep in and you find if you look that you're paying for things you don't require or need. In this episode, we'll take a look at how to save money on things like subscriptions, fixed vs variable costs, ROI