How a dream for a gathering of awe-inspiring business owners and change-makers became a very successful reality.
YBM’s inclusion into the Australian Financial Review (AFR) Top 100 Accounting Firms 2019 confirms YBM’s position as one of the top regional accounting firms in Australia.
Something to consider: Business owners who meet with their accountants monthly tend to view them as their most trusted advisors, consulting with them for business advice more often than family, friends, and even their lawyers.
If you know what type of positions to advertise for you’ll empower your company to become more effective in the long run.
Once you have your feedback organized, you’ll have a goldmine of ideas for improving every facet of your products and customer experience.
Self-confidence is your biggest weapon and tool when it comes to entrepreneurship or a startup. Wear it proudly!
There are many ways to get funding for your business.
Everything you need to know about how to start a business.
A look into how and what sustainable businesses look like
King was a visionary. He was a man who had a dream bigger than the times in which he lived.
There are situations in which you value the best-of-the-best.
Inefficient processes exist at nearly every company, regardless of size or turnover.
Emails. Phone calls. Meetings.
By investing in enterprise management systems and intelligent apps, buildings can become more than just a workplace
Tips and tricks for your interview
2020 holds numerous victories for your business.
Pick a thing from your personal to-do list and accomplish it, it helps a lot.
I have some of my own ideas about this, but I polled some of my smart friends and they came through for me with some great perspectives. Let’s get into this fascinating debate.
Every good party needs some core elements to be a success
The insights from these discussions will help our teams manage workplace stress, better support one another, and encourage individuals to prioritize their own personal wellbeing
If you discover that the customer didn’t complain about a specific thing but instead was ranting about nothing in particular, that could be a ticket to the bin.
Staying diligent, no matter what includes taking time to implement these small measures.
Don't start with too much money. (Yes, really.)
Operating activities, investing activities and financing activities.
Before any talk, I know my material cold. I don’t read from slides. I don’t talk from notes or a script.
In as much as emotional intelligence is a fundamental skill, you must possess, the way and manner various individuals choose to attain this feat is variant.
Do you know how to design a functional, well-fitting logo?
It's time to stop worrying about what other businesses are up to.
Being cautious and disciplined with your finances can be the difference between maintaining your project so that you can eventually succeed and be completely bankrupt.
The quote “awareness brings progress'', is not a cliché; but however, a general rule of thumb.
This faster delivery of internal IT systems would also give us more credibility and currency.
When it comes to making sure your business is doing better for the sake of the planet, it can all feel a little overwhelming.
The most important personality traits to look for in remote employees are self-motivation and discipline.
Read our tips on gaining self-confidence, so you can achieve the dreams and goals you have created.
A leader plays an active role in the realisation of set goals and objectives
Stress makes us stronger, and rest makes us last for longer
Radiating warmth and friendliness will help your new employee feel relaxed and excited to start working.
Always remember to address the root cause of the problem; stop beating around the bush
You’re just starting out, which means you need money. And quickly. Trust me, as a former small business owner, I get it.
Your subject line is crucial if you want your emails to be opened & read by your prospects.
It usually takes several touchpoints for anyone to decide to purchase, so we need to hit potential customers from different angles.
This article will be focused on how users can deal with cases of abusive emails.
Instead of waiting for marketing agencies to do the work, it is time for companies to start branding themselves.
An audit report could be either summarized or lengthy.
The three major forms of business activities are financing, investing and operating.
The same things happen to everyone in different ways.
My nine most important lessons from investing over the past 35 years are that: there is always a cycle; the crowd gets it wrong at extremes; what you pay for an investment matters a lot; getting markets right is not as easy as you think; investment markets don’t learn; compound interest applied to investments is like magic; it pays to be optimistic; keep it simple; and you need to know yourself to succeed at investing.
Over 5,000 firms rely on Xero Tax to lodge their tax returns
Take stock of the assets you have and create a realistic plan to define your purpose, gather resources and develop market insights.
There are fresh warnings for people to be diligent when dealing with tax refunds following the re-emergence of scams hoping to trick unsuspecting victims.
From small to large, accounting practices of all types can be effectively thinking ahead.
A good succession plan can secure a business owner’s legacy, and their retirement. Why not help your clients come up with one? It could be one of the most important and enduring things you do for them. Here’s how to get the process started.
Jason Blumer realised his creative talent would be curbed if he stuck to the traditional ways of running an accounting business. So when he was let loose to manage his father’s firm, he started experimenting and having fun.
The government has secured the crossbench support necessary to pass a $158 billion tax cuts package for working Australians.
Reforms in aged care in recent years has meant the system has become complex and could even be confusing. Throw in that it is a highly emotive topic and it means it is an area that is in-demand for quality financial advice.
When a customer complains about your product, ask yourself first whether they have a point.
It is essential to create a great first impression.
Cash Flow is what makes businesses live
More than anything, companies must prepare their employees to be deeply knowledgeable but broadly adaptable.
This blog article will help suggest a few things that you can do to make conferencing less of a hassle for business owners.
It’s not just personal data that are in jeopardy.
Imagine that any email you send was given to every employee at your company. If this thought makes you nervous, and it isn't due to privacy laws, you may need to reevaluate your message.
Understanding and articulating your company’s “why” is fundamentally important, but the “how” behind how you and your team execute drives your organization’s culture and ultimately, it's brand.
The resources of every organisation includes among other things, physical, financial, time, information as well as human.
If you've ever thought of starting a bookkeeping business, now's the time. There are fewer barriers to entry than ever. Read our seven tips on how to get started.
A web app puts you out to the world, gives you a platform, brings traffic to your site.
As a member of the learning and development industry, I am bombarded with research, insights, event invites, and models almost daily
Planning is simply a process that involves shaping a course of action that is to be done at a later date.
On the list of crucial things that determine if a small scale business will stay relevant or fold up within a short while, money is right on the top.
Ever heard the quote by David Allen, who says “You can do anything, but not everything.”
The Internet has made it very easy for a business to make its goods and services reach more and more people all over the world.
You need billing to be fast and accurate.
Depreciation affects your bottom line, your tax bill, and the value of your business. Those are three good reasons to learn what depreciation is and how it works. Here are the basics.
Debits and credits are one of those fundamental concepts in accounting..
Technology has facilitated all aspects of life
"Positioning" is a term that gets thrown around a lot but can often be confused with other marketing activities.
All entrepreneurs need a parachute.
You understand the phrase, “Time is money” better when you are in the labour market.
Do you know that the wages you pay your employee is not all that your employee costs?
Facebook started in 2005 as a small networking site at Harvard University.
Tax Day is just right around the corner
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has recently updated its website regarding the application of the superannuation guarantee to annual leave loading.
What is really happening in the life of our small business?
There’s a reason “The Room Where It Happens” is one of Broadway hit Hamilton’s standout songs: the track’s theme -- longing to be included among key decision-makers in the place in which decisions are made -- is timeless.
If it’s going to survive, a startup needs to grow.
Bank feeds are a core component of Xero, giving you an up to date view of your cash position so you know how your business is performing.
This year’s Federal Budget is an ‘election budget’ with future tax cuts for all Australians, especially low and middle income earners. Overall, there were minimal changes to super proposed in the Budget, with minor changes to super contributions for older Australians.
As part of the Beautiful Business Talks hosted by Xero at this year’s Accounting Business Expo, I was given the opportunity to present on how accountants and bookkeepers can provide advisory services to their clients.
TIP: All leaders that are good need to focus on days to come. You have to know what's next and how to prepare for it.
Make it a point to look for hidden talent in your teammates. It should be easy to determine who benefits you the most, when you are looking for helpers.
In today’s competitive environment, businesses can survive and thrive when managers or owners implement measures that encourage their employees to share new ideas and innovations to improve the workplace. As a temp administrative assistant, I have observed many innovations that work - and don't work- on the job.
The concept of search engine optimisation (SEO) is literally everywhere. It is so important now, and every webmaster needs its knowledge, so content marketing is as effective as it is supposed to be.
When it comes to businesses and the publicity they involve, losing one customer can cause a chain reaction that makes you lose several other customers; existing and potential.
Ever heard about SSL Certificates?
You probably have.
Benefits have evolved. Once upon a time, “word-of-mouth” adverts was what worked, later on, if you couldn’t get your business to be on the television or radio, you were not dreaming big enough.
For hundreds of years, paper was the gold standard of written communication.
Anything you needed to record or remember, from love letters to receipts, was printed on paper.
When was the last time you stopped to think?
I mean really stopped.
Accounts receivable is the money you’re owed by customers. Once you send an invoice (or bill), it becomes part of your accounts receivable – until it’s paid.