Drought

Supporting regional towns and villages.

Supporting regional towns builds our country.

Many forget about supporting regional towns and villages Many forget about supporting regional towns and villages struggling with globalisation, new technology, sponge cities, drought and other adversities, many of them impacting at the same time. We must act, or many will cease to exist and where will be when it comes to food, fibre and…

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Health and well-being outcomes are important to me

A case study: by Peter Sergeant There is nothing better than watching the world go by in the comfort of a beautiful regional community, where people care and look out for each other. A community where health and well-being are a priority. But, ‘pushing the envelope’ trying to get too much out of your business…

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Drought struggles are commonplace in our regional towns and villages.

Drought struggles impact community members and eventually big cities

Drought struggles hit the farmers first, business second, the town’s residents next and then the cities. Australia is vulnerable and has brought sharply into focus in recent drought struggles, and the flooding rains in far north Queensland. Droughts, flooding rains and fire are, and always will be, part of the Australian environment, and it is…

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Reality dictates future actions and outcomes

Reality dictates your future actions.

The basics of any venture are important The journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step. If you wait until you’re ready, you’ll be waiting for the rest of your life. Work with people you like, who treat you well and forget the ones who don’t. Stay focused on the solutions, not the…

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Regional hotspot for small business

Regional hotspot for creativity and innovation

Regional areas can enhance your lifestyle and business With all the evolving technologies and globalisation, our regions have become the ideal place to start and run a business, non-profit organisation or advisory practice. Regional areas are a hotspot for improving lifestyles and business operations Businesses with technology competencies are more confidently relocating to our regional,…

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Self-confidence increases action orientation

Self-confidence increases with action orientation

Self-confidence increases with each new day, if your give it a chance. Build your confidence to avoid an ‘average’ life Action orientation is the key to building your self-esteem as your self-confidence increases. The more actions you take, the more practice you get and so the better operator you become. Even when you are coping…

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Planning wisdom produces better plans

Structure plays significant role planning wisdom.

Planning wisdom quotes can enhance your future. A Case Study by Peter Sergeant Yes, planning wisdom helps you to get control of your business and your life. I have found it’s important to know and understand what motivates you. Over the years I have collected thousands of quotations by famous, and not so famous people…

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Entrepreneur’s drought roller coaster

Entrepreneur's drought experience can be both good and bad.

A case study by Peter Sergeant Here is a snapshot of my entrepreneur’s drought experience, from a ‘real job’, successful business to devastation and back to reality. I now believe entrepreneurs are born, not made, even though many can have some of the characteristics. Drought certainly brings out those characteristics. Everyone will make mistakes and…

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Micro-businesses growing communities future

Small, medium and Micro-businesses make up 97% of all buisnesses.

What are micro-businesses? The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) classifies a micro-businesses as a sub-set of the micro-businesses category with 0–4 employees. Small businesses have 5-19 employees. There are well over 3 million businesses of all sizes trading in Australia. Of these, 97% are small businesses, and within this category, 85% are micro-businesses. There are…

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Personalise marketing communications

Personalise marketing messages.

Re-evaluate the effectiveness of your business or non-profit marketing There is so much marketing which is ineffective and annoys us all. The popups, high-pressure, spammy, interruptive, overpriced, overhyped, under-designed selfish gobbledygook in which some business people engage. They are wishing and hoping; no personalise marketing, nothing converses to valuable clients and customers. Can your clients…

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