Lifestyle

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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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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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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Confusion, or is it just me?

Is it bureaucracy causing you confusion

Are we losing sight of what is really important? No wonder our children are confused, or is it just me? Think for a minute how we would be placed today if all the time money and energy had been better directed. For one in the last seven or eight years, we could have been a…

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Future rethinking delivers opportunitiesAdversity

Future rethinking should be a high priority.

Future rethinking should be a high priority What is motivating the future rethinking of community members behaviour and how are your community and its businesses preparing for the online shopping boom in our globalised world, driven by technology. Business today is noisy, complex and fast-paced. Expectations around convenience, value and choice have driven a higher…

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Believing establishes successfull outcomes

Seeing is believing.

Believing in yourself is critical Worrying about not being able to implement a few changes in your lifestyle is just one tiny example of fear. The sort of doubt that causes us to procrastinate and stop believing in ourselves. A lack of belief in yourself will limit you no matter how high the ideas or…

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Complacency costs community sustainability

Complacency kills communities and businesses.

Many are happy with their town or village Work-life balance is a bit of a misconception. You are never genuinely balanced life, even though you might be feeling great, complacency costs you and the community sustainability. The thing is you should be striving for it as a concept. The trick is to ensure you are…

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Healthcare valued community services

Regional community healthcare is critica

Value the professional healthcare services you have Healthcare one of the most valuable assets in every community’s value chain, and even more critical in times of drought. All too often people take for granted what they already have, or worse still they discount the value of people and services already provided. The following story may…

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Attitudes build prosperous communities

Good attitudes stop procrastination.

Attitudes can make or break a community People in a town or village with the wrong attitudes can break other’s spirit, and turn them off wanting to do anything to help the community. Changing people’s attitudes and mindsets are the ultimate battleground.  Your mind is the space where the most significant and fiercest conflict occurs. …

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Healthy hearts mean healthy communities

The incidence of heart attack can be minimised.

Prosperous communities promote awareness of good healthy hearts The more hearts we keep going, the more healthy and productive the community. Healthy hearts mean fewer people are dying and their close relatives and friends leaving the community I am not so sure most people understand the importance of such simple things as drinking enough water…

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