Business and Leadership

5 Standout Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs (And How to Apply Them)

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5 Standout Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs (And How to Apply Them) November 16 is National Entrepreneur’s Day. National Entrepreneur's Day is an annual event occurring on the third Tuesday of November (November 16) that honors people who have built an empire from absolutely nothing. Entrepreneurs are a breed of their…


The Benefits Of Using Cloud Payroll Systems In Businesses

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The Benefits Of Using Cloud Payroll Systems In Businesses Everyday the competition among businesses is increasing at an alarming rate. With everyone going online and a lot of businesses digitising their offerings, it has become even more challenging for companies to survive. Today’s modern world demands speed, efficiency, and effectiveness…


Passive Income Streams

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Passive Income Streams - For Entrepreneurs If you’re running your own business, you know being an entrepreneur can be a case of feast or famine. It seems you’re either inundated with clients struggling to finish all your work on time or there’s crickets. Any entrepreneur worth their salt, knows the…


Hobby or Side Hustle – Finding Ways to Switch Off Your Entrepreneurial Brain

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Hobby or Side Hustle – Finding Ways to Switch Off Your Entrepreneurial Brain Ask any young successful entrepreneur what their side hustle is and they will regale you with an animated discussion of their various money earners, passion projects and passive income systems. But ask them if they have any…


SEO For Ecommerce – How To Drive Sales Through Organic Traffic

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SEO For Ecommerce - How To Drive Sales Through Organic Traffic If you’re running a small business one of the buzz words you’ve probably heard mentioned over and over again is SEO, coupled with SEO for Ecommerce. And while you understand what it means, maybe you’re not totally sure how…


Digital Marketing Strategy Tips for 2021

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Digital Marketing Strategy Tips for 2021 In digital marketing, it’s an everchanging industry. With new applications, social media platforms and algorithms to contend with every year. Not to mention the shifting social landscape and era of digital social justice that sees the younger generations expecting and demanding a political stance…


Signs It’s Time To Expand a Business

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Signs It's Time To Expand a Business As a small business owner, you know the stress of taking the leap of faith. It’s something you’ve had to do over and over again since you started your business. When you first decided to open your business, when you left another career…


Four Day Weeks and Longer Days – Is a Compressed Working Schedule the new Working from Home?

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Four Day Weeks and Longer Days - Is a Compressed Working Schedule the new Working from Home? It’s been a tumultuous week for many states in Australia. Our offices are based in Southeast Queensland and so we know the pain that many cities have been going through. We find ourselves…


Asset College’s Management System Has Been Certified To ISO 45001

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Asset College's Management System Has Been Certified To ISO 45001 It is with great satisfaction that Asset College are now able to announce that we have also achieved ISO 45001 certification. This is the third certification we have achieved in the last 24 months starting with ISO 9001, then ISO…


Everything You Need To Know About Hiring The Best Business Coach

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Everything You Need To Know About Hiring The Best Business Coach  If you’re scratching your head and wondering what exactly a business coach does or how they can help your business, you’re not alone.   Unfortunately, the majority of business owners are not even aware of the field of business coaching,…


Asset College’s Management System Has Been Certified To ISO 14001

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Asset College's Management System Has Been Certified To ISO 14001 It is with great satisfaction that Asset College are able to announce that we have now achieved ISO 14001 certification. After our initial certification to ISO 9001, we determined that to be a leader in our industry; we also needed…


Supporting The LGBT Community This Pride Month

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Supporting The LGBT Community This Pride Month It’s pride month and here at ASSET, we are proud to be allies of the LGBTQIA+ community. As with any other industry, security is a diverse collection of people coming from different backgrounds and there are many wonderful security professionals who are proud…


The Top 10 Skills You’ll Need To Be A Marketing Coordinator

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The Top 10 Skills You’ll Need To Be A Marketing Coordinator Marketing Coordinators have an important role to play in any business. They support the management team, coordinate the efforts and plans of the marketing team to generate more sales, increase brand awareness and drive traffic to the business website.…


Picking a Financial Advisor as a Small Business Operator

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Picking a Financial Advisor as a Small Business Operator As a small business owner, finances can be difficult to navigate. Most small business owners run on passion for their work and start off with just a dream and few bucks. If you’re driven and lucky you’ll survive the first few…


Funding for Small Business (And How You Can Get Bang for Your Buck)

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Funding for Small Business (And How You Can Get Bang for Your Buck) It has been a rough year for everyone but especially small businesses. With the trials and tribulations of 2020 behind us, many in the small business community are looking to the future and how you can balance…


The Aussie Budget 2021: What does it mean for job seekers and students?

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The Aussie Budget 2021: What does it mean for job seekers and students? The government announced the 2021 federal budget on Tuesday 11th of May. Coming just over 6 months after last years delayed October budget, the 2021 - 2022 budget focuses on growth and spending to stimulate the economy…


Asset College’s Management System Has Been Certified To ISO 9001

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Asset College's Management System Has Been Certified To ISO 9001 It is with immense pride that Asset College are able to announce that we have achieved ISO 9001 certification. The college operates a quality management system which complies with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 for the provision of vocational education…


Response from Asset College on Coronavirus

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Response from Asset College on Coronavirus During this time, we’re doing our best to keep everyone healthy and safe in our classrooms while also minimising disruptions to day-to-day operations for staff and students. We are aware that many of our students require face to face training to keep licences current…


4 Small Business Mistakes That You Need to Avoid

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4 Small Business Mistakes That You Need to Avoid Starting a micro business and/or managing a small business is a daunting task – there is no two ways about it. This is especially true during an organisation’s infancy, where over 30% of Australia’s small businesses fail within four years of…


How Small Businesses Can Improve Cyber Security Without Breaking the Bank

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How Small Businesses Can Improve Cyber Security Without Breaking the Bank While organizations of all sizes have benefited from the efficiencies and conveniences of taking their business digital, it’s not without risks. Cyber security in today’s hyperconnected world is a necessity for large, medium and small businesses alike. Smaller businesses…


Are you too busy working ‘in’ your business not ‘on’ your business?

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Are you too busy working 'in' your business not 'on' your business? Starting your own business is a whole different ball game. As you’re no longer working for someone else and it’s up to you to execute on your vision, it’s easy to get caught up in the daily grind…


5 signs that can tell you when to hire your first employee

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5 signs that can tell you when to hire your first employee If your business is growing, sooner or later, the tasks needed to keep it heading in the right direction are going to mount up and it might be a struggle to stay on top of things – if…


“Alarming”: 70% of micro-businesses haven’t heard of single touch payroll as deadline looms

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Two-and-a-half months out from the soft deadline on single touch payroll (STP) reporting for micro businesses a “concerning” number haven’t even heard of the scheme, new data shows. A YouGov Galaxy survey of 517 business owners required to comply with the new regulation has found 70% have no idea what’s ahead of…


Small business to benefit from more skilled job applicants under digital overhaul of Jobactive system

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Small business to benefit from more skilled job applicants under digital overhaul of Jobactive system Small businesses are set to be better placed to field applicants from the government’s Jobactive service after changes announced today by Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations Kelly O’Dwyer. The sweeping changes to the service, which…

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