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Are we there yet?

This is a guest post by Ray Hodge at www.rayhodge.com.au.

How many times have you been on a road trip with children and heard that constant question that gratingly gets on your nerves: ‘Are we there yet?’

If you’re like me, you want to answer with, ‘Of course not or we’d be… there.’ Kids, knowing the potential fun to be had at the destination, get weary in the waiting of the journey itself.

Business owners are not too dissimilar; I’ve heard the question many times over the years: ‘We’ve tried various things to bring about change in our business but nothing seems to change. We seem destined to stay where we are rather than get to where we want to be – will we ever get there?’

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Spend time on your business: simple tips for strategic time management

This is a guest post from Kat Bond, Senior Account Manager at Xero.

As a small business owner, could getting too embroiled in the day-to-day work of your business harm its overall development?

Often, your time is spent working in the business and not on the business.

Yet, in order to grow from a small outfit to a successful, profitable company, and to make the transition from owner-worker to managing director or CEO, you need to invest time managing your business.

Below are a few tips to help you make the transition.

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Prevent the ‘lone wolf’ attitude

Many years ago, I was on lunch with two other techs when one asked, 'Have you seen Tom around lately?'

Tom was a bit of a 'lone wolf' so it wasn’t too strange that we hadn’t run into him, but our manager had also requested a few times that we take his service calls.

I decided to call Tom to find out why he had been MIA for the past few weeks.

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The unconventional convention in San Francisco

So what’s Xerocon all about? Why is it touted as the world’s most beautiful conference for leaders in cloud accounting? What makes the convention unconventional?

Well, you might have to experience the wonder that is Xerocon for yourself, but I can help answer a few questions to inspire you to make the trip to the land of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge this August.

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Aussie technology firm set to shake up US trade services industry

Australian job management software company simPRO Software has re-located senior management to new offices in Boulder, Colorado, ahead of a major push into the US market.

simPRO has been slowly introducing its cloud-based job management software to the US market since early 2015, but will embark on an aggressive growth strategy following the opening of the new office.

Several key corporate staff, and the global CEO Brad Couper, have re-located to Boulder as part of the new push.

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