A survey by Yellow has discovered Australia’s small business owners are struggling with stress, with many reporting to feeling anxious every day. One in four of those surveyed admitted to felling stressed every day, yet the majority (72 per cent) don’t seek help.
It can be very challenging to unwind during stressful times, given our bodies inbuilt mechanisms to produce adrenaline, cortisol and other ‘energy’ chemicals during challenging times. However, Cheryl Fingleson of Sydney’s The Sleep Coach has some tips that could help you catch some zees despite the stress. Findleson says with preparation, priority and practice a… Read more »
What’s the best way to cope with stress during extremely busy periods during your year or the guaranteed element of the unexpected? I created this mantra for the leaders I work with. It’s an instant reboot for my high achieving, fast-paced clients when they hit roadblocks. A great leader can recognise the need to delegate.… Read more »
It’s not what happens to us it’s how we deal with things that counts. The more we strive, the more we take on responsibilities and this requires more decisions, balance and constant consideration. Here’s my 10 tips to keep momentum and enjoy the journey. Be consistent Consistency is key. Each day you should be doing… Read more »
Working in a small business can be challenging. That’s why it is so important to take care of yourself. After all, you are the most important asset your small business has. Have you ever felt overwhelmed by looming deadlines, or a sense of feeling generally confused, easily distracted, forgetful, worried, anxious, quick to anger, easily… Read more »
Cashflow is the lifeblood of any small business and slow paying debtors are a common frustration that cause undue stress. This is something I see all the time and it is the low hanging fruit of improving your business cashflow. It just takes a little discipline. If your terms of business are say 30 days (meaning a… Read more »
Best friends Rose Gallo and Marcia Cipri launched The Gift Concierge Co. Together they share how they transformed their passion into a successful startup.
Despite the substantial benefits to flexible working, only 53 percent of Australian small business owners offer employees the opportunity to switch up their working locations.
I caught up with Shannah Kennedy and Lyndall Mitchell to hear how they’re bringing wellness into boardrooms.