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Excuses are not helping you.

Excuses are not helping you.

In my job position I speak to small business owners every day, discussing what is and isn’t working for them in their business. I find there are two types of people. Ones that make it happen and other that are blaming others. The first group tend to take...

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The 1% rule

This post is all about a very simple (but super powerful) philosophy that improves efficiency, creates steady long-term growth, and basically helps you change some long term bad habits. It’s fuelled by one simple principle: Do 1 percent better every day. You might...

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Will this make my boat go faster?

I listen to a lot of podcasts and by that, I mean A LOT! I was listening to a story on the weekend that was specifically about sport and how teams turn around their success based on the thoughts and attitude. One story I found particularly interesting was on The...

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Dispelling the Myths of Jim’s Franchising.

Being involved with Jim’s Group for many years I hear many comments about Jim’s Group, it’s divisions as well as franchising in general. Most of these comments come for a lack of understanding about the Jim’s Group structure and assuming all Franchise systems are the...

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More documents don’t help Prospective Franchisees

If you live in the world of Franchising you would be living under a rock if you were not aware of the federal government's inquiry into the franchising industry. In mid March the inquiry has released its first findings. I thought I would share my thoughts on one point...

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Have nearly 4000 franchisees got it wrong?

There probably isn’t a business in Australia that does not preach great customer service but in reality, how often do you really have an experience that leaves you thinking “WOW”? Have you ever been in a bank at lunchtime for an urgent transaction? There is a very...

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What are Franchise Groups About?

Franchising. It tends to get a bit of a bad wrap, and on some occasions that it’s warranted. Australia has more franchise systems per capita of any country in the world and not all franchise systems are equal. According to the last national franchise survey conducted...

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Property Management: You get what you pay for!

Lately, there have been some new “start-ups” in the property management space that are trying to swing investors away from traditional property management. As a result, the average fees for the industry are under pressure as some investors get seduced by the promise...

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Taking the Stress out of Open Preparation!

When it comes to preparing your home for an open inspection you would think it would be obvious on what to do. Let’s remember what we all do in our homes is very different. With that said, the Team at Jim’s Real Estate want to make it as easy as possible so you can...

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