Good luck to the Class of 2019

The following was inspired by my daughter, Abbey and her graduating class-mates who have just completed their Higher School Certificate. It is not intended to be a “must do” list, but a few thoughts and lessons I have learned over the years, that I wish I had been told when I left school. They most… Read more »

TAP – Key Person Risk Management

  Management of key personnel is crucial to the success of all business and small business are especially reliant on key people. We have all worked with “that” person, the one that knows everything about the business and in the event of their departure, they take all that knowledge with them and potentially expose the… Read more »

We’re on TAP for You

Newcastle Agri Terminal  “Real Balance has played an integral role in setting up and implementing logistics, finance and administration systems that allow the facility to operate 24/7, 365 days a year”. Martin McKay NAT Director   What is TAP? Temporary Accounts Personnel or TAP, is a specialist, freelance accounts service, that has changed the lives… Read more »

Do You Love It?

Running a small business is hard. Damn hard. It can be relentless, thankless and at times, soul-destroying. But we love it. The challenges are never ending. Competitors who are prepared to do the job for less, or the employee who is all about themselves and have no regard for anyone else, the constant demands of… Read more »

Dare to Dream

Can you remember the last time that you gave yourself the opportunity to Dream? I mean really, dream? A moment where you let your imagination run free. A time where you created a sense of peace and allowed your imagination to wander and see “your possibilities”. A compelling vision for the future always starts with… Read more »