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How to hold effective meetings in a family business – Part 1 Posted on Sep 05, 2018

Family farming businesses in Australia is a big deal.

A large proportion of people we talk to are involved in a family farming business in some way, whether directly on-farm, or in a support...

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A short guide to developing a business plan Posted on Aug 22, 2018

Every business that is aspiring to success should be operating in accordance with a business plan.

It might be a simple 1 pager, or it might be a larger plan with a range of sub-plans, but having a...

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Webinar Recording: Creating the ‘Roadmap’ to move your agribusiness forward Posted on Aug 20, 2018

It’s the big challenge. You want to change how you are running your business. You’d like to work out how you can grow it, and take it to the next level.

However, which direction should...

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Succession – How to start the conversation Posted on Aug 07, 2018

The topic of succession is one that evokes many feelings.

For some, there may be excitement at the opportunity to step up, have more ownership and take on more responsibility. For others, there may...

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Webinar Recording: The Art of Sales – developing an effective sales process Posted on Jul 25, 2018

Sales is considered one of the most challenging aspects of business for many people.

However, the simple fact is you don’t make money until you sell your product or service.

This webinar...

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Aspiring to greatness: 7 skills for effective leadership Posted on Jul 25, 2018

People play a large part in the success of any business, no matter the size.

You might be the manager of a large farming enterprise, or the operator of a small family business. Either way, at some...

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The key to happiness Posted on Jul 23, 2018

If you were to invest in your best future self, where would you put your time and energy?

Would it be better diet and exercise, focusing on making a little more money, or stopping to smell the...

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The art of effective listening, and its impact on your business Posted on Jul 12, 2018

What do increasing profitability, better staff management and improved personal relationships all have in common?

Effective listening.

They are all made possible by the simple act of effective...

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Webinar Recording: Time Management – how to optimise the use of your time Posted on Jul 04, 2018

There’s only limited hours in the day, so you have to make most of them.

Unfortunately, many people in business can never seem to find the time to get the important things done!

How can you...

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4 Steps to Staff Management Posted on Jun 27, 2018

The people in your business can be your biggest asset, or your biggest expense.

Having good people in your business is a key element to running a successful operation. The more effective the people...

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5 Common Characteristics of a Successful Agribusiness Posted on Jun 14, 2018

What makes a successful agribusiness different from an ordinary agribusiness?

While there is no simple answer to this question (and indeed people’s definition of successful varies), some...

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Webinar Recording: Managing challenging staff Posted on Jun 13, 2018

One of the hardest things about having staff is when they don’t perform to standard.

Is it your fault for not managing them properly? Or, is it just that their skills just aren’t up to...

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