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How Standardising Processes Can Cut Through Chaos

In the ever-evolving world of today, optimising operations is essential for thriving amidst industry and economic challenges. One powerful strategy is standardising processes, which brings consistency, efficiency, and improved project execution. In this blog, we’ll explore how documenting, identifying inefficiencies, establishing best practices, and regular review can elevate your company’s performance.  1. Document Existing Processes: […]

Mastering the Art of Winning Government Tenders

In the face of a challenging economic outlook, government projects present a beacon of opportunity for construction and engineering companies. Securing government tenders can not only boost revenue but also enhance a company’s reputation and open doors to future projects. However, winning government tenders requires a strategic approach and an understanding of the unique procurement […]

Setting Strategic Goals for FY 2024

As we enter FY 2024, small and medium construction business owners in Australia face a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) business environment. While the economy is in recovery mode, it is still facing headwinds and an impending recession. It is crucial for business owners to set realistic and strategic goals to navigate these challenging […]

Economic Challenges: Strategies for Rate Hikes and Inflation

With the recent global economic uncertainties, many businesses are facing the challenge of rising inflation and interest rates. This can lead to higher costs, reduced profits, and even business closures. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, inflation rose 0.9% in the December quarter, and the Reserve Bank of Australia has signalled potential interest rate […]

Lessons Learned from Past Recessions: Preparing Your Business

As a business owner, it’s essential to prepare for unexpected economic challenges by learning from past recessions. By implementing strategies that have worked in the past, you can increase your chances of successfully navigating any future economic downturns. 1. Evaluate Your Company’s Financial PositionDuring the COVID-19 pandemic and recent recession, many Australian businesses struggled due […]

6 ways volunteering helps your business

Volunteerism is defined as giving your time and your skills for the benefit of other people. It allows you the opportunity to make your community better and it’s not a one-way street either. By volunteering, you are not only helping individuals or groups of people, but you are also benefiting from it because it lets […]

5 things about Business Improvements I wish I knew when I started

The global lockdown has been in place for what feels like an eternity now but is in fact just a few weeks. Luckily, there is finally a small glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel. Presidents and Prime Ministers are starting to talk about slowly reviving their industries and business. While the news […]

What Volunteering Leadership Experience Brings To Your Business

Volunteering provides the perfect opportunity to connect with the community and enhance your skills to become a successful leader. Throughout the course of my career, I have held various leadership roles within a global organisation that develops young adults and empowers people to carryout humanitarian projects in their communities. During this time, I have met […]

Creating Time For Relationships That Matter: Part Two

Without putting the right steps in place to manage our time, striking a work/life balance can be incredibly difficult. And if this balance is ignored, our relationships at work and at home will suffer.In my last blog post, we explored the idea of creating more time for relationships that matter, valuing the time we have […]

Creating Time For Relationships That Matter: Part One

No matter what kind of relationships you have, whether it be with your team at work, parents, partners or children, you need to be able to maintain and strengthen relationships in order to prosper and grow. But sustaining relationships can be hard, especially when time always seems to be running out and work keeps on […]