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  As of January 2014 ABC Business Coaching became part of the DIRIGO Group meaning that all current and future clients will not only continue to receive help with Business Plans, Marketing Plans, Business Mentoring/ Training/ Coaching, but now they also have access to a range of complimentary and value […]

ABC Business Coaching now a part of the DIRIGO Group


  To successfully react to windows of opportunity, regardless of the focus — innovation, growth, culture, cost structure, technology — a new methodology of change leadership is required. Thirty years of research by leadership guru Dr. John Kotter have proven that 70% of all major change efforts in organisations fail. Why do […]

The 8-Step Process for Leading Change


 By Jim Collins 1.  Quality Executive Leadership Leaders have Personal Humility Leaders show Professional Will, almost fanatical Leaders show Workmanlike diligence – more plow horse, than show horse Leaders are Ambitious for the company, not themselves  2. First Who, Then What Getting the right people on the team comes before […]

GOOD-TO-GREAT PRINCIPLES



 By John Russell – July 2013 There are many people who think they know what the cloud is. Truth be told, the majority of these people would have absolutely no idea how to describe what is becoming a buzz word in business technology – and a concept potentially annoying to […]

Five things you should know about the cloud



  By Lorna Brett   With over 70 percent of all Aussie businesses owned and run by families, it’s vital policies and systems are put into place so a feud between family members doesn’t have the power to bring the business down.   According to Family Business Australia CEO Philippa […]

How to avoid family-run business drama



By Adam Franklin While social media has been stealing headlines for years, the humble website is very often where you are best off focusing your initial efforts. I’m not talking about a website re-design, really just an audit of what you’ve got already. There are six essential elements to a […]

Six things your website needs


By Myriam Robin  The census is important to more than demographers and policy-makers. It’s a snapshot of where we are as a nation, one which businesses can dip into for insight into their workforce and customers. Conducted every five years, in 2012, now is the moment to explore it before […]

The 2011 census: 15 gems for business