When going to war Generals will carefully analyse every aspect of their enemy so as to ensure a swift victory with as little casualties as possible. Everything from the size of them enemy, their location and the timing and landing point will be carefully planned. Even your favourite sports team will go into every match with a well thought out plan – yes even when the score blows out to an [...]
Lets play the part of Devil’s Advocate for a moment. If the guests travelling to Hamilton Island knew the impact Cyclone Debbie would have in advance would they still have travelled? Similarly, if Bulldog’s fans knew that their team would fail to ‘make the eight’ in the 2017 season, would they have still paid their memberships at the beginning of the season (I know I would!).
Management and staff hope that you had a safe and happy Christmas and New Year.
2018 is shaping up as a great year for Mackay and surrounding regions. There are a number of major projects which will continue through 2018 or are slated in to commence during the next 12 months. Some of these projects include:
Mackay Ring Road Project
Mackay Showground Redevelopment
Vines Creek Bridge[...]
What a year 2017 has been! I’m sure there have been Trials and Tribulations at every level of life for each and every one of you. The destruction that Cyclone Debbie brought our region was the worst that had been seen for quite some time. The heart ache at witnessing Jonathon Thurston’s season ending shoulder injury in Origin 2. The disappointment of the North Queensland Cowboys [...]
Business Owner Essentials
Frontline Police Officers wear them when responding to a potentially dangerous situation to protect themselves whilst protecting our community. Defense personnel wear them as added protection against would be attacks from enemy forces whilst protecting our country. Running a small business can sometimes best be described as a battlefield, although not nearly as [...]
It’s a dream of most Australians to own and run their own small business. Many Australians do run their own business with many pouring their life savings into buying or establishing a business. A lot of these owners put the blinkers on when it comes to financial performance of the business. Is it the fear of bad news? Or is it the lack of knowledge of what to look at?
It is not uncommon for [...]
Winter is here! Just as the White Walkers march on The Wall signifies changes to the people in Westeros, June signals many changes here in the real world.
Cane farmers are eagerly awaiting the start of the annual crush, whilst also hoping for a cold snap to boost sugar content. Local children are saving their pocket money for the Pioneer Valley or Mackay Show’s and local parents wait with [...]
A new financial year is like springtime for your business, full of opportunities to breathe new life into existing processes and ways of thinking. This is a great time to set a Business Budget with new resolutions and targets for your business.
A simple way to start making big changes is by setting a business budget. Although this sounds like a daunting task, it is anything but. A well planned [...]