Health and Well-Being

Value chains become crystal balls

Value chains improve performance.

Value chains increase capacity to get things done Value chains are also known as supply chains. Let’s say you are a small regional community. Imagine your businesses are competing against genuinely global, multi-service, and low-cost digital manufacturers. Customers access their accounts through their mobile phones, paying with a tap on their wearables and learning heaps…

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Healthy citizens, healthy communities

Make healthy citizens a priority

 Don’t be downhearted; a few actions make a big difference In my experience healthy citizens are one aspect of community and business development is often overlooked by people involved. The health problems and frustrations to the health professionals. They become reactive, not proactive in smaller towns and village as they become overworked. The solution lies…

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Survival requires modern marketing

Modern marketing improves the chances of survival.

Stop, revive, survive No matter what business you are in, the ‘business as usual’ mindset of Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) will only ensure your competitors will be more successful than you. Now more than ever you have to focus your marketing activities. Improve and possibly even change what you do to attract and retain your…

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Enabling real people build communities

Enabling the people builds communities

It is the people who will make the difference By enabling and supporting real people working together,  you can build a thriving regional, rural or remote community. You can do this by, using the right tools, processes and be providing outcomes everyone who lives there is looking for. Here are some suggestions: Conscious community development…

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Struggles destroy community prosperity

Struggles can lead to failure.

We all seek to overcome the struggles in our lives A mistake or continuing struggles can be devastating but can be averted. Unfortunately, there is a flip side to success; it is called failure. I believe one of the things which cause setbacks in regional, rural and remote communities is the much-dreaded word ‘failure’ as…

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Managing waste require hierarchy

Managing waste hierarchy.

Managing waste with the ‘3Rs’ Managing waste hierarchy can start with to the ‘3 Rs’. reduce, reuse and recycle. They classify waste management strategies according to their desirability in terms of waste minimisation. The waste hierarchy remains the cornerstone of most waste minimisation strategies. The aim of the waste hierarchy is to extract the maximum…

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Waste management really matters

Community waste management needs improving.

Why ruin your community with poor waste management Preserving the ‘regional dream’ means banding together to maintain and enhance a pristine environment for everyone to enjoy. Community waste management should never be allowed to be taken for granted.  You do not have to travel far to find a polluter river or creek. Prosperous communities can…

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Capacity building makes things happen

Nothing mush happens without capacity building.

Building community capacity is critical Capacity building is something everyone talks about,  invest in, they practice it. How does it apply to a community and our families, what is really meant by it and how can we measure it? Capacity has been a make-or-break issue for many communities, with many small towns and villages falling by…

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Noise pollution causes health problems

Reduce noise and improve health and well-being.

We all need to understand noise pollution better Wildlife faces far more issues than humans because of noise pollution since they are more dependent on sound. Animals develop a better sense of hearing than humans since their survival depends on it. You can experience the ill effects of noise in your home by watching how…

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Unemployment, communities biggest  issue

Make unemployment a number one project.

A starting point to address unemployment Caring and sharing with other businesses and non-profit organisations is always a good starting point in relieving unemployment. In any community, you will find many companies need perhaps a person for a few hours a week but, can’t afford to engage a full-time person. In other words, there are…

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