Starting businesses is not for everyone.

How else to you learn if you don’t have a go at starting a business. Starting businesses is not that hard; it is keeping it going where the problems begin to emerge. You will also find many opposing views, particularly form those who have never owned a successful business. You can be starting a business…

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Overcome challenges need not be hard.

Overcoming challenges means overcoming risks. We are in challenging times for all businesses, and now it’s become increasingly clear that COVID 19 pandemic is not going anywhere anytime soon. We all have to learn how to overcome challenges and let the show go on despite this unprecedented crisis. Overcoming challenges where the outcome is unclear,…

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Thriving is more difficult in uncertain times..

Thriving in adversity and a weak economy. Farmers and businesses have survived economic downturns before, many have had an excellent experience in thriving. A period of economic decline can be a powerful opportunity for you to spend your time and money wisely. Seize this time to drive improvements, and you could find yourself in a…

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Food security is dependent of distribution.

Food security impacts value chains. Australia produces enough food to feed three times or more of our population. However, it doesn’t mean we won’t have problems with food security and value chains. The issues are likely to arise with supply chain problems in getting food from paddock to plate. Overnight, the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown…

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Adversity accelerates beyond your control.

Adversity accelerates worries only if you allow it. Anxiety doesn’t discriminate; having wealth doesn’t mean you are safe from distress, just as having less doesn’t make life any easier. We live in challenging times, where adversity accelerates both as individual and business worries and stress. Money-worries can make things even worse. Many people experience financial…

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Farmers suffer with the COVID-19 pandemic yet again.

Our farmers too must adjust to the COVID-19 upheaval. It seems farmers suffer like no other. Like any other business, farmers with direct sales have to adapt to closed farmers markets and social-distancing rules. While already facing drought, floods and fires this is yet another hurdle they too must jump over. Like all regional businesses,…

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Rethink navigation for better outcomes.

Rethink navigation and how life works. Like everyone, you will need to rethink navigation, particularly if you are finding it hard to imagine a more challenging environment than the one created by the COVID-19 pandemic immediately following drought, floods and fires. The pandemic, more than anything we have ever known,  is affecting the way nearly…

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Recession depression or drought, what's the difference?

Is there is a difference between a recession depression and drought? In times of prolonged drought, agriculture and all those associated with it suffer recession depression. They might as well be in a recession, even a depression when it doesn’t rain.. Most financial people agree that a recession happens when the economy shrinks for at…

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Wrong strategies lead to struggles avoidance in times of adversity

Tough times don’t last tough people do. There are many hundreds of things you can do during and after adversity, to help you in struggles avoidance and achieve traction into a better future. There are no ‘quick fixes’; it will take time and effort. The COVID-19 pandemic has probably shaken things up for you in…

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Avoiding future shock requires entrepreneurs.

Will you be like a rabbit, darting here, darting there? Leaders in all walks of life, including businesses, must be able to respond to change and future shock more quickly than ever before. You will find there is a need for flexibility and the need for agility if you are going to continue to prosper.…

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