Category: Entrepreneur

Can Your Business Survive a Recession?

Business owner strategising for recession survival - eSOS

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) announced today (7 March 2023) our tenth consecutive increase in the official cash rate. This means interest rates are the highest they have been in over 11 years. We’ve seen rising fuel costs, interest rates climbing, returns on investments going down, grocery store prices continuing to increase week on…Read more

Practicing Excellent Self-Care as an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur practicing self-care: Balancing work and personal life for success - eSOS

It’s been a tough 18 months – especially for SMEs and entrepreneurs. Now more than ever it’s important we look after ourselves. Stephanie Haywood from My Life Boost joins the blog as a guest contributor and shares her top tips for taking better care of yourself! Being an entrepreneur is often associated with late nights…Read more

20 Things Learned: Enjoy it!

Person finding joy and fulfillment in work and life - eSOS

Lesson 19: Really enjoy what you do! Remember why you got started in your practice. It could have been because of childcare needs; elder care; disability; a desire for more freedom or to be your own boss; or as a means for re-entering the workforce.  But if you don’t enjoy it why do it? Life is…Read more

20 Things Learned: Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Let go of small worries to reduce stress and find peace - eSOS

Lesson 18: Don’t sweat the small stuff! I have seen so many VAs get really upset online when they see an article for example promoting the use of offshore VAs. Instead of getting riled up and attacking the author, refocus your marketing efforts on educating the market on what professional VAs really look like! Write…Read more