How to keep good people (and keep them happy)

. From the desk of Nick Mills No matter what your business, employee retention is an issue you’ll have to grapple with at some point or another. And it can be costly. In fact, a high employee turnover rate can cost twice an employee’s salary to find and train a...

Let the creative process work for you

. From the desk of Adair Jones… It’s easy enough to get things done when you’re dealing with the familiar. But what happens when you’re asked to perform outside your comfort zone and when the stakes are high? To deliver a gripping speech, let’s say. Or transform...

Inspiration for a new year

 .   I recently had the good fortune to participate in a workshop with Alisa Camplin, the Australian Gold Medal-winning aerial skier as our keynote speaker. Drawing on her experiences in competitive skiing, she shared a number of observations that are fundamental...

Navigating the currents of self-employment

From the desk of Nick Mills… There are many things you need to be to start your own business and work for yourself.  After over five years ‘going solo’, Nick Mills shares his personal journey. _____________________________  .   For those...