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Your business: how many hours do you need to work?

If you're running a business, you probably work long hours. But you may not know how many hours you work each week, much less how many hours you spend doing paid work or how many hours you spend do...

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The pros and cons of freelancing

What are the pros and cons of freelancing? Being the sole decision-maker It's great to be able to make all your own decisions but it can be lonely at the top. As decision-maker, the buck stops wi...

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Short book review: Nona and Me, by Claire Aitkins

Nona and me by Claire Aitkins is a novel about two girls/sisters - one white, one Yolnu - set in Nhulunbuy and Yirrkala, Northern Territory. The story is essentially about being fifteen, going o...

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Glowing praise for Blog article – Because we’re worth it!

Last week I received some heart-warming feedback from Annie Hensley of Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp Pty Ltd about a blog article I had written and published on my website and in LinkedIn in July 201...

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Should Australians have the right to practice their own religion?

Unlike many other countries, Australians have the right to practice whatever religion we choose, as long as we don't harm anybody else by doing so. People can pray, sing or dance in a cathedral or ...

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How to produce accurate transcripts of interviews and focus groups?

To produce accurate transcripts of interviews and focus groups, you need: suitable audio transcription software and equipment accurate touch-typing skills excellent ears (hearing and lis...

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3-point plan for producing perfect transcripts

3-point plan for producing perfect transcripts of interviews and focus groups: Create a template Produce the 1st draft Proofread the transcript. Before we get started: I'll assume you...

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What are the benefits of working from home?

The main benefits of working from home are: 1) living very close to your work, 2) flexible hours, 3) low operating costs, 4) having a quiet place to work, and 5) you can take time off if you need t...

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Keeping your book-keeping up-to-date

If you find it hard keeping your book-keeping up to date, you might find these basic tips helpful. Keep your book-keeping up-to-date Keeping track of which money belongs to you and which belongs ...

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Because we’re worth it.

A brand-new community centre opened its doors for the first time Monday 27th June in Moe, Gippsland. Although it's official name is the Frank Bartlett Memorial Library and Moe Service Centre, all t...

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