Managing people

The Tantra of doing business
JUN 19, 2014
Our editor said, “Katie, ever since you told me you were a Tantric facilitator, I’ve wondered how Tantra can help in business.” The answers are in this article.
Working with in-laws - should it be outlawed?
JUN 19, 2014
People think I’m crazy going into business with my in-laws, but there are many advantages.
Five tips to manage virtual staff
JUN 03, 2014
Having a virtual workforce is a popular and less expensive option for many soloists. The following five tips will help you get the most from your virtual staff.
How to build rapport with new clients
APR 29, 2014
Clients do business with people they like and trust. But how do you build rapport in order to develop trust and form relationships? Here are my top three tips.
Are you a maker or a manager?
APR 09, 2014
Between sales, marketing and admin, soloists often talk about the challenges of wearing many hats. But for me, only two matter: my maker hat and my manager hat.
Confidence: Cracking the conundrum
MAR 25, 2014
Confidence is a term everyone uses, but what does it mean to be a confident person? Let’s find out.
Soloists, are you ever really the boss?
FEB 25, 2014
Are you ever really the boss? It’s an unfortunate fact of life that everyone has at least one boss, and often many more than one! Allow me to explain.
Testimonials: Know the new laws or pay
FEB 25, 2014
It’s nice to be loved by your customers, but be sure that your testimonials comply with new ACCC guidelines, or you could pay an enormous fine.
25 signs you're a horrible boss
DEC 18, 2013
Being the boss of a small business means you have better relationships with your employees, right? Not so fast. Check your traits against this list to see whether you’re a lousy leader.
How to harness the power of 'no'
DEC 04, 2013
This simple word can increase productivity, reduce distractions and help you focus on what’s important. But is ‘no’ always the right thing to say?