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32. Christmas parties and presents on a budget

December 7th, 2020

Camelia Petrus, Head of Business Development

Does Christmas office party or office presents to plan for? Eight ways to keep your costs down without sacrificing festive fun with the team this Christmas. 

31.  Step 10 of Building a Better Business

December 6th, 2020

Camelia Petrus, Head of Business Development

What activities fill your ‘well of happiness’? Set aside time regularly to do those things that help you reduce stress, improve resilience, and restore energy. Happiness is essential to your success!

30.  Step 9 of Building a Better Business

December 5th, 2020

Camelia Petrus, Head of Business Development

You monitor your car’s dashboard to avoid running out of gas or blowing up your engine… but do you monitor your business's dashboard? We can help you set up a dashboard to monitor the key things in your business

29.  Step 8 of Building a Better Business

December 4th, 2020

Camelia Petrus, Head of Business Development

Building strong networks is essential for business success. What can you do for others in your network to help them succeed? Giving work to others will encourage referrals in return.

28.  Step 7 of Building a Better Business

December 3rd, 2020

Camelia Petrus, Head of Business Development

Do you find yourself setting goals but struggle to achieve them? Need accountability? A bit like a personal trainer for your business, find someone independent who’ll hold you to account and ensure you reach your endgame!

27.  Step 6 of Building a Better Business

December 2nd, 2020

Camelia Petrus, Head of Business Development

Are you the bottleneck in your business? How many departments are you leading? Are you doing a good job of them all? Get the right organisation structure in place and you’ll free up your time and reduce stress

26.  Step 5 of Building a Better Business

December 1st, 2020

Camelia Petrus, Head of Business Development

Are there signs of toxicity in your business? A toxic workplace culture will inhibit the success of your business. We can help you be a better leader and build a stronger culture - get in touch!

25.  Step 4 of Building a Better Business

November 30th, 2020, 

Camelia Petrus, Head of Business Development

Don’t be a slave to your business! Create a plan so you can extract what you want from your business. Need help developing your Business Plan or achieving your goals? We can help! 

24.  Step 3 of Building a Better Business

November 29th, 2020, 

Camelia Petrus, Head of Business Development

Reflecting on your business’s vulnerabilities and defining where your business is at, warts and all, is a crucial step to #BuildABetterBusiness. Knowing your starting point will clarify how you'll reach your endgame.

23. Step 2 of Building a Better Business

November 28th, 2020, 

Camelia Petrus, Head of Business Development

As Mahatma Ghandi said, “Learn as if you were to live forever”. Being open to new learning is an essential part of building a better business. Where could you extend your knowledge? Set a target and get learning! #10Steps #BetterBusiness

22. Step 1 of Building a Better Business

November 27th, 2020, 

Camelia Petrus, Head of Business Development

“The first secret of getting what you want is knowing what you want.” - Arthur D. Hlavaty. You can’t build a better business without defining exactly what you want. Your business is there to serve you, not the other way around! #10Steps #GetWhatYouWant

21.  Building a Better Business in 10 Steps

November 26th, 2020, 

Camelia Petrus, Head of Business Development

There’s no magic bullet to building a better business; it’s about taking small steps every day to get a bit better than the day before - it all adds up! Get in touch to find out more about the 10 Steps to build a Better Business.

20. The Achiever Matrix

November 5th, 2020, 

Camelia Petrus, Head of Business Development,  

The Achiever Matrix is made up of four quadrants and helps you prioritise tasks based on their importance; allowing you to manage your time better and achieve more.

19.  Is your Trust still relevant?  

September 28th, Chris Lynch, CA 

Do you have a Family Trust? Is it still relevant? The new Trusts Act might mean it’s no longer your best method for #AssetProtection… now’s the time to review your Trust. Need help? Get in touch!

18. An overview of the new Trusts Act 2019

September 24th, Chris Lynch, CA
Trusts must be compliant with the Trusts Act 2019 by 30 January 2021. Unsure of the changes and the impact these could have on your Trust? Now is the time for an independent Trust Review to ensure your Trust is compliant - Get in touch for more info!

17. Company culture is vital from day one

June 15th, 2020, Camelia Petrus, Head of Business Development, 

Want to create a company culture that adds tangible value? Flesh out your core values and key cultural pillars, to create a culture that drives your bottom line.

16. Developing your business's Covid-19 Prevention and Response Policy

These are unprecedented times to be in business. It's essential to make a plan to minimise the impact infection and isolation will have on your business. Get in touch for our complimentary Covid-19 Prevention and Response Policy template Covid-19

15. NZ Government announces $12.1 billion economic package

March 2020

Chris Lynch, CA, Managing Director Lynch & Associates Limited

The government has announced a business continuity package in response to Covid-19. The goal is to cushion the blow for businesses and workers, and position for recovery. Talk to us about what you may be eligible for. small business

14. Remote working: how to get your business ready

March 2020

Chris Lynch, CA, Managing Director Lynch & Associates Limited

In a crisis, we need to think differently. Can you set up remote working in your business? With the right software, systems, and training you'll support your staff and your productivity.

13. Running effective online meetings

March 2020

Chris Lynch, CA, Managing Director Lynch & Associates Limited

Running online meetings is an easy way to ensure Social Distancing in these unprecedented times. Create productivity with one of these free or low-cost apps: GoToMeeting, ezTalks, Join.me, Zoom, Google Hangouts, TeamViewer

12. Why do some businesses fail?

March 2020

Chris Lynch, CA, Managing Director Lynch & Associates Limited

For any new entrepreneur, it’s natural to be optimistic. Whether that person has a world-changing idea or is starting a new coffee shop, the glass has to be half full that the business will succeed. Otherwise, what is the point of starting a new company in the first place...

11. Want to spend more time doing what you love?

January 2020

Chris Lynch, CA, Managing Director Lynch & Associates Limited


Was setting your working hours a drawcard to owning a business? In reality, do you work more than ever before, affecting your personal life? We can help you free up time to spend on better things.

10. Fundamental #1 to successfully scale up your business

January 2020

Chris Lynch, CA, Managing Director Lynch & Associates Limited 


Growing your business presents amazing opportunities, but also increases risk. Defining a clear organisation structure is fundamental to scaling successfully. We can help you with your Organisation Structure and Chart.

09. Fundamental #2 to successfully scale up your business

Chris Lynch, CA, Managing Director Lynch & Associates Limited 

Want to scale? Your business simply must have clearly documented processes in place - for consistency, quality, efficiency, and so that you can delegate responsibilities to your team. We can help you improve your systems to achieve Business Growth.


08. Your leadership style matters more than you think

Camelia Petrus, PGDip Work Psychology

What’s your leadership style? Executor, Influencer, Relationship Builder, or Strategic Thinker? Your leadership style matters when it comes to getting buy-in and leading your team towards long term success.

07. Company Culture is Vital from Day One

Camelia Petrus, Senior Consultant
PGDip Work Psychology
September 2019
Want to create a company culture that adds tangible value? Flesh out your core values and key cultural pillars, to create a culture that drives your bottom line. 

06. 5 Key Things to Get Right when Starting a Business

Chris Lynch, CA, Director Lynch & Associates Limited

Starting your own business is a BIG leap of faith. Will you find any customers? Will you make enough income? These are questions that any founder will ask themselves.

But with the right planning, preparation and support, you can...

05. The top ten time wasters in your working week

Camelia Petrus, Senior Consultant, PGDip Work Psychology 
There are 1,440 minutes in a day and each of us have the same allocated amount. Some people manage to achieve much more than others. So, how can we free up time to help lead a better business and ultimately a happier life?

04. Why Business Owners Need to Plan Succession?

Camelia Petrus, Senior Consultant, PGDip Work Psychology 

Hypothetically speaking, if you were hit by a bus tomorrow, how seamless and pain free would the transition be - both for your business and those who rely on it?

03. Xero boss reveals secret `coffee cup´ test

Natasha Hollows, Accountant

Are there tricks you use when you interview a candidate for a role? Xero Australia managing director, Trent Innes revealed his secret "coffee cup" job interview test in a podcast, saying he won't hire anyone who doesn't offer to take their coffee cup back to the kitchen after a job interview with him.

02. Five Ways to Improve Flow

Camelia Petrus, Senior Consultant Work Psychology 

Think about a typical day in your office...

Perhaps you chat with colleagues, check email, return phone calls, open a work file, check email again – which leads you to your social media feed… A universe of beeps, rings and pings beckons attention and steals productivity. Distraction is the new normal. The culprit: technology.

01. Top biz & tech trends for business success in 2017

Subject matter experts who understand and can help guide the sales process drive growth in top performing B2B companies.

Consider three different buying personas: an order taker, a salesperson, and a subject