Health and Well-Being

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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Advisors enhance people's success journey

Stop struggling while others are succeeding.

Advisors come in all shapes and sizes Many owners and managers tend to manage by ‘gut’ feel, which can cause unnecessary problems, frustrations and stress. Statistics show that up to 80% of business failures could have been avoided if they had used advisors. Why would you be any different? Traditionally we looked to the accountants, solicitors…

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Men’s Shed practical startup approaches

A men'shed can be an important link to health professionals.

A Men’s Sheds in a ‘Double Garage’ is not sustainable Men’s sheds in ‘Double Garage’ type facilities are inappropriate and not sustainable. Be absolutely sure that the buildings you choose align with the activities the men want. You may not be able to start with a shed as big as this one, but size will be…

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Work-life balance success prerequisite

Don't let your work/life balance get out of wack.

Work-life balance could be something you need to fix Fix your work-life balance because it is an important key to management effectiveness. When your work life and personal life are out of balance, your stress level is likely to soar. You can use these practical management effectiveness attributes  to restore harmony.  There was a time when the…

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Small regional communities harbour many issues

Small regional communities need an entrepreneur.

Small regional communities have issues that need to be understood and acted upon Both SMEs and NFP require help and support, particularly in small regional communities. Even though few are willing to pay for it and some have no time or money to commit beyond their day-to-day operations. This leads to a situation where the…

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Hearing loss causes barriers to business

Protect your hearing loss at all times.

Hearing loss is a terrible thing to have happen to you because it is difficult to rectify if, in fact, it can be at all. Using hearing aids are great but like me, so many people would rather battle on without them, despite the frustration it can cause other people. Sometimes there are medical contraindications…

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