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September 30, 2017

The phone might be mobile, but many of the people with them are not.  I recently had a conversation about the size of men and women in Darwin.  On observation I pointed out 25 people, and 20 of them sitting, and playing with apps on their phone. The added access to mor...

September 29, 2017

Some tips on office/commercial emails etiquette

  • Ask yourself if you would CC yourself, easy with the CC’s.  It spreads a conversation that the other party may not be ready to share yet.

  • BCC, sends a message about you to the person your BCC’ing

  • Assume that...

September 28, 2017

Business theft comes from both employees and customers.  Most cases of theft arise through opportunity and deterrent is the key to curbing losses.  Most people will not steal if they feel there is a high likelihood of them being caught.

Some helpful tips on mitigat...

September 27, 2017

Knowing how to eat shouldn’t be that hard, right?  But I am asked several times a week by colleague’s questions about diet/s, the latest food replacement powders, proteins and supplements etc.  The “Market” seems to be promoting ever-changing advice that leaves people...

September 26, 2017

If you are struggling to get into the housing market then I have listed some tips below to help.

·         Stop spending everything you make.   Buy the big luxury items (the big house, expensive car and boat) after you’re wealthy. Buying th...

September 25, 2017

Have you ever been Homeless?  I have, it sucks, but that doesn’t mean I had to stay homeless.  We all have a past, we just don’t have to live there.

The one thing I loved about being homeless was the lack of distractions. That doesn’t mean I advocate homelessness,...

September 24, 2017

As a retail store owner or operator, we don’t consider our customers as thieves. But in a declining economy of which Darwin is facing the reality is that more people will turn to theft to make ends meet.

Here are some tips to deter thieves from your store.

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September 23, 2017

As I’m aging, and I’m not old, I found my mind easily distracted and slower to retrieve information.  Sometimes at the most inopportune times, I’d have trouble shutting out the mental chatter and concentrating on the work I had to do.


Ever go to the front door and you’...

September 22, 2017

If you are considering a function, or event with more than 30 people in attendance, then you should consider a security professional. When people enter your premises, they become your responsibility. The use of security mitigates risk and lowers liability issues, that...