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Be Proactive - You Only Have 20-30 Seasons as a Farm Owner business success entrepreneurship failure rate farm business financial modeling profit optimisation strategic bets Apr 11, 2024

Here is a great post from our CEO, Sam Johnsson. 
 
One of the secrets of world-leading entrepreneurs is they know that to succeed faster in business, they need to increase their rate of failure. 
 
The leading entrepreneurs make strategic bets about the future, quickly test...

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Building Trust: 11 Key Behaviours communication skills human resources leadership organisation skills trust recruitment team building workflow optimisation Apr 04, 2024

In Patrick Lencioni's "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team," trust emerges as the cornerstone of a successful team dynamic. 

 

Lencioni defines trust as the confidence team members have in each other's intentions, where there's no need for caution or defensiveness within the group. 

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Navigating the Dip: Transform Your Farming Business benchmarking business growth data analysis decision-making farm efficiency farm expansion financial planning infrastructure management investment strategies kpis off-farm investments performance metrics profitability resource allocation scalability strategic scaling top producers wealth creation workflow optimisation Mar 27, 2024

To ascend to the next level in your business, one must often brave the dip - a temporary decline in short-term revenue or profit for the promise of long-term growth and prosperity. 

Investing strategically during these dips can be the catalyst for exponential growth. Consider allocating...

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A Very Useful Checklist to Achieve Money Mastery budgeting farm accounting farm financial framework financial analysis financial literacy financial planning Mar 21, 2024

Below is a handy checklist to help you achieve Money Mastery. 

 

Before then, as the deadline approaches, we wanted to remind you that today marks the final opportunity to enrol in our Farm Financial Framework Program. 

 

By using the code BUDGET, you can avail yourself of a...

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Unleashing the Hawthorne Effect: Harnessing Human Psychology for Business Success on Australian Farms communication skills human resources leadership recruitment team building Mar 14, 2024

In the realm of business, understanding human behaviour isn't just a nice-to-have skill—it's a strategic advantage. Among the many psychological phenomena that shape our interactions, the Hawthorne Effect stands out as a powerful force. Named after a series of studies conducted at the...

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How these mixed sheep & cropping farmers transformed a struggling small-scale operation into a profitable 5,000 acre farming enterprise – all while working less budgeting business growth farm accounting farm expansion financial analysis financial literacy goal setting organisation skills productivity scalability strategic planning strategic scaling time management Mar 08, 2024

We are doing something different this week, by sharing a great case study with you. If you have yet to listen to this podcast, we have shared it below. Well done to Hayley and Martin for this amazing success in farming. 
 
Case Study: Hayley & Martin...

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5 Essential Tips to Enhance Your Budgeting and Forecasting Process benchmarking budgeting data analysis decision-making farm accounting financial analysis financial literacy kpis performance metrics profitability Mar 01, 2024

Rather than creating and maintaining a budget, think of it more as ‘forecasting your business model’. It isn't just about your bank account; it's a powerful tool for managing cash flow and gaining financial clarity. Additionally, it serves as a decision-making aid...

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9 Benefits of Having a Yearly Budget budgeting expense management farm financial planning financial stability risk management Feb 23, 2024

We are running a free webinar on the 13th of March to help you learn the simple budgeting fundamentals for a profitable farm. 

We will cover:  

  • Essential Considerations in Budget Building 
  • The Blueprint for Precision: Creating an Accurate Budget 
  • A Stress-Free Year:...
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7 Ways to Change Your Relationship with Money abundance mentality financial goals financial stability gratitude practice money mindset multiple income streams personal development risk-taking wealth building Feb 15, 2024

Do you have a good relationship with money? Do you have any limiting beliefs around it? Do you have a scarcity mindset?  

Do any of the points below resonate?  

  • Constant worry about financial stability and fear of not having enough money to cover basic needs
     
  • Difficulty...
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The True Definition of Being Rich embracing life finding purpose happiness inspirational story joy letting go living in the moment overcoming adversity simplicity Feb 08, 2024

While I was in Perth on a retreat, I met a guy from Finland.  I couldn’t pronounce his name, so because he was from Finland, I called him ‘Finny’ (so Australian isn’t it)

Finny fascinated me.

He is the happiest guy I have ever met.

He was full of life and laughter and it...

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How to stop worrying worry Feb 01, 2024

Ever find yourself caught up in worry? 
 
Worry is tethered to thought. Without thought, worry loses its grip. It's not a tangible reality but a projection of the mind, making something in the future seem real. 
 
Thoughts about the future exist solely in your imagination and are...

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What Is Your Highest Priority? health high-priority activities mental health relationships Jan 25, 2024

I'm currently in Perth, taking part in a meditation retreat.

 

During a break, I had a chat with the teacher and asked, "How do you balance it all - running a successful business, maintaining a great family life, and staying content?"

 

His response was pretty impactful.

 

He...

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