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EOFY last-minute tax planning tactics for individuals

This financial year is almost over, but there are still tactics you may be able to employ to make sure you pay the right amount of tax for the 2018-19 year.  While the best strategies are adopted in July (that is, as early as possible in a financial year and not at...

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5 ways to make mindfulness part of your workday

There’s a reason many of the world’s biggest corporations and start-ups such as Google, Apple and Nike practice mindfulness.  Research shows that mindfulness in the workplace reduces stress, makes people better leaders, aids concentration and enables greater...

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Bluey: Lessons on leadership and being a better person

At some 23 million views in eight months since its launch in October 2018, the ABC show ‘Bluey’, produced in Brisbane, is now the most watched program on ABC iView.  Why so popular?  Firstly, it is incredibly funny, good-natured, and genuinely relatable. Children...

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How to stay productive while working remotely

With internet reaching the majority of the industrialized world, and companies waking up to the opportunity of using this to their advantage, remote work is becoming more popular every day.  Upwork's Future Workforce Report suggests that 33% of full-time employees...

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5 ways to develop an empathetic team

While empathy helps us to put ourselves in the shoes of another, empathetic curiosity takes it a step further. Instead of just wondering what a person does for a living, empathetic curiosity makes you wonder why they do it. It’s this conscious, careful, wonder that...

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Top business buzzwords of 2019

New buzzwords happen quickly whenever there are changes in business, technology or management trends. Here’s a handy guide to help you keep up with the latest corporate speak.  Here are the top business buzzwords of 2019! We have all been there: the meeting where...

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5 tax tips when renovating property

Renovations and repairs can boost the capital value and rental yield of an investment property, but they can also have tax implications, so before reading up on renovation tips, investors should seek expert tax advice.  Property investors need to know the tax...

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Are you burnt out?

It is very easy to miss the signs of a burnout until they are already there. A burnout can affect anyone and is increasingly used to describe a common set of symptoms facing everyone from employees to leaders.  So, are you burnt out? Go ahead and ask yourself the...

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4 things to consider before starting your own business

There are a variety of elements to consider before deciding to either start or buy your own business.  Before taking the leap, here are four factors you should consider. It’s a marathon not a sprint The first step toward owning and running a successful business is to...

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