Author: Craig Whitton

Leadership and the Logic of Discipline

The importance of leadership in successful businesses Militaries are defined by discipline to make a campaign (as well as a military unit) successful. Military discipline is famously rigid. There is no room for questioning methodology or tactics. You’re in the Army now! Leadership is not questioned. Businesses, in many respects, are quite like a military… Read more »

Take the stress out of End of Financial Year! (EOFY)


Business owners have many responsibilities at end of financial year. It can be a hectic time, but it can be a little easier if you have someone working with you to take the stress away. At end of financial year, a great bookkeeper is vital. If you are in Newcastle, Real Balance is the team… Read more »

Companies, Built on the Shoulders of Great Employees

Happy Employees

Employees who love their jobs engage during work hours and non-work hours. Success of companies like Zappos, Disney and Google have something in common. The employees are happy and engaged in the day-to-day culture of the companies.  The Importance of Great Culture is what makes a successful company an over-the-top success. What makes a company Culture-centric… Read more »

“Who Moved My Cheese?” … a Playbook to Manage Change


A Quick Introduction: Change is a hard thing. It frightens us easily, because it often means moving outside our comfort zone and into unfamiliar waters. All too often, we’re reluctant to dive in, clinging to the cozy, time-proven raft of our current routine…even if said raft is springing leaks, and starting to sink. Under such circumstances,… Read more »

Corporate Brochure

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The Magic of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is one of the most significant changes to business along with the industrial revolution, computerisation of business and the roll-out of major railways connecting vast parts of our country. A historical note of personal significance is that a distant relative was John Whitton, “The Father of Australia’s Railways”. History lesson over! Cloud Computing… Read more »