Q&A: The Plans Keep Changing

My plans change constantly. Doesn’t this make a business plan redundant? Hi ABDI, I know I need to do a business plan, but we keep thinking of new things...
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Q&A: Getting Everyone Together To Talk

We struggle to get everyone together to talk business. Dear ABDI, We run a family mixed farming business with 3 main parties: A set of parents looking to retire,...
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Q&A: Meeting With My Beef Processor

I get one chance to chat to a major customer, and I don’t want to stuff it up. Dear ABDI, My major customer is a beef processor. I’m keen...
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Q&A: Do I Need to Set a Vision?

I run a small farm – is setting a Vision even relevant to me? Dear ABDI, You talk a lot about getting clear on your Vision for the future....
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Countdown to Christmas – 4 Tips to End the...

With Christmas approaching fast and the end of the year looming it’s easy to “just write these last few weeks off” and decide to pick things up again in...
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Q&A: Drought Juggle

Juggling the drought. Dear ABDI, We’ve been trying to grow this business for several years now, which has required a lot of blood sweat and tears. The same as...
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Christmas, Drought, Family and Plans

I’d like to share a personal, true story about Christmas, drought, family and plans.  Traditionally I remind everyone as we head into December about what I call ‘Christmas Crazy’....
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Q&A: Is It Time For A New Accountant?

Is it time for us to consider a new accountant? Dear ABDI, We’ve been with our current accountant for over 10 years now. While he’s been pretty good, we...
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Building Business Resilience – Managing working capital in drought...

Drought brings with it many challenges, but one of the most notable is the financial difficulties that are endured during an on-going drought. Being adequately prepared is an integral...
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