Watering Australia must become our highest priority.

Water security, one thing the COVID-19 virus won’t let us forget. Watering Australia must become our number one issue. It should not become overshadowed by the COVID pandemic crisis. We must keep it top of mind if we want life in the bush to return to some normality. If you politicians are not pushing for…

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Lessons well learned satay with you forever.

Lessons you can share during times of adversity. When you want to achieve big things in life, listen more than you talk and learn the lessons. Seek good advice which will help you to cope better with this life-changing crisis. One day you will die, and some people will cry, while many will forget you.…

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Remote technology is often free.

During adversity, be aware of free remote work technology. Inexpensive remote technology is more than a marketing ploy. When technology vendors see their issues enabling them to work remotely, which will impact their products almost immediately, special offers for new upgrades can be genuine to retain their existing customers. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the…

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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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Harsh times never last.

It’s been harsh times, but you can make things better. Have you been looking after your well-being while working from home during these harsh times? It is a busy time at the moment, but are you taking the time to look after your well-being? Everyone is under more pressure than usual, as they are working…

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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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If your accelerate action you can win.

Propel your business into a better future after COVID-19. There is always enough time and money, no matter what your age, or situation. Never use the “I don’t have enough time”, or “I don’t have enough money” excuses. They don’t ring true anymore. Everyone has the same 168 hours in a week, so accelerate action,…

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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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Adversity causes dramatic changes we weren't expecting.

Adversity demands a massive shift to a new way of life. As you may have noticed, adversity demands change, as businesses move online with a vengeance. Unfortunately, many are scurrying around trying to cope with the new technologies as their business started to stall as walk-in customers disappeared almost overnight. It’s not like we couldn’t…

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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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