Time management makes everything work well, all day every day.

Time is our most precious resource. Time management matters. All too often, we become caught up in the ‘busy, busy syndrome’ and our efficiency and progress suffer. Whether you are a mother, or you are the Prime Minister or President of a country, it is essential to learn to value time. Time is something we…

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If you can't stop pain. seek help.

Stop pain in its tracks before it stops you. Stop pain before it creeps up on you and your customers. A pain point is a specific problem that prospective customers of your business are experiencing. In other words, you can think of pain points as problems, plain and simple. The once secure business or job…

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Delegation critical if you want to reduce your workload.

Yes, delegation critical is a key management skill Delegation critical is assigning responsibility and authority to someone in order to complete a clearly defined and agreed upon task while you retain ultimate responsibility for its success. Any delegation incorporates empowering your teammates through effective leadership and may be directed in any direction and used in…

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Virtual assistants improve productivity.

Virtual assistants help you and people in your community Hire virtual assistants to do mundane tasks and save your valuable time to work on crucial, high impact tasks for your business. Being your own boss and having control over your future is the ideal situation for many. However, it can become a nightmare if you…

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Decision-making beats the hell out of procrastination.

Is your decision-making impulsive, emotional or pragmatic? Proper decision-making is fundamental to your role as a business manager. You will have to make lots of them and in many cases without the benefit of all the facts. What you can do is minimise your careless decision-making. It is poor decision-making and procrastination, which puts the…

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Economic Gardening programs are customised to each town or village

Economic Gardening programs are customised. Economic Gardening programs are tailored to address particular situations and to meet the community, business and personal objectives. Programs can be designed to meet goals for such things as: Creating and supporting small, micro, home-based and lifestyle business start-ups Creating new jobs Growing businesses and non-profit organisations already existing Improving…

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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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Success management matters.

Success measurement – measure what you manage We all know there are many ways to achieve the same outcome; there is just no right or wrong when it comes to these things, I mean if something is working for you why change? Moreover, if something is not working for you just being open to new…

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Drought stress leads to mental health problems

Where the drought stress starts Most businesses and non-profit organisations will be adversely affected by drought, some more than others. All businesses feel the ripple effect as a drought starts to materialise. The farmers are the first to feel it. Their costs start to increase, and as their cash flows deteriorate, so they tighten their…

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We must all learn more about drought.

Sometimes life is never easy Handling drought is common, but difficult with more frequent occurrences. Without adequate mitigation and response, it can be very destructive. If you can’t make enough money to make ends meet, then you could be in real trouble without outside assistance. In handling droughts, more than just you are looking at…

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