One page business plan: The Business Model Canvas

This is one of my favourite business tools.  I wrote about it sometime ago on another website of mine here: http://professionalparentsnetwork.org/create-easy-effective-business-plan-busy-professional-parents/ This was something I was using with Professional Parents - those who balance family and work - and found it perfect for small business.  However I've since learnt that even very large organisations - …

The Gruen Transfer – a fun way to learn more about advertising

A series first broadcast by the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) in 2008 and ran for four seasons until 2011.  The Gruen Transfer celebrates the brilliance of advertising, questions the ethics and overall gives an entertaining but educational insight into the industry. Unfortunately, if you're outside Australia, you're not able to view current episodes online, but the good news …

I am Gr8ful

I came across I am Gr8ful through a friend who was part of the team. You can watch a number of videos for free at their website http://iamgr8ful.com There are animated e-books that you can customise and personalise and an App for iPhones and iPads. Of the products, my favourite so far are the books.    

Resources to make the transition from PC to Mac a little smoother

Just before Christmas I bought a new Mac.  After years of lusting after that little bright shiny apple glowing in a silver laptop screen, I became a proud owner...then got really frustrated!  Yes, it's "intuitive" but when you make the move from one operating system to another, you suddenly realise how much you knew how …