The Experts

Why you need a Will today

We are running a promotion at Complete Legal & Conveyancing for the rest of April encouraging people to do something about their estate planning. If...

The advantage of being a small business

Over the past few weeks, I have been dealing with some large companies. Those interactions have been less than satisfactory to say the least, and...

Don’t forget existing customers

Have you noticed that many companies have great incentives and rewards for new customers? Banks offer interest-free periods and many bonus features for signing...

Are headaches causing ongoing issues?

Headaches are a common presentation throughout life and one that can be considerably painful and disabling. Headaches associated with the neck are called secondary headaches,...

How to avoid start-up failure

Start-ups come in all shapes and all sizes, with personalities that are as diverse as the people who run them. In Australia, we are...

Successful people’s mindset

This is my 360th and final column for this great paper. The time has come for my more than capable colleagues to share their knowledge...

Successful people make their own luck

The best way to predict the future is to invent it. In other words, you make your own luck. I am a true believer in...

We’ve lost the middle ground

For as long as I can remember my Opa has had a bowl of ice cream for dessert every night without fail. For as long...

We’ve made eating too complicated

The ideal way to manage your food intake is to only eat when you’re hungry and to stop when you feel comfortably full. Seems like...

Don’t stop dreaming

I’m in my apartment in New York, sitting on my bed with a laptop, writing my column for a New York newspaper. OK, so...

The ins and outs of bail laws

A violent attack at Nepean Hospital last week, in which a police officer and security guard were shot, has brought back to the fore...

Achieving your health goals

What new year’s resolutions did you make this year? I’m going to guess that for many of you it was around diet/weight loss. I’ve done the...

There’s no harm in asking for help

Anyone who has been in business for any period of time knows you can’t tackle everything yourself. Business owners are daring and inspired people with...

Getting the right advice at the right time

As life changes, so do our financial planning needs. This week, I have created a list of some important life events that are commonplace...

Do you live up to your promises?

I was recently driving behind a van belonging to a business and underneath the business name was the tagline “When Quality Matters”. It is a...

More than just the stereotype

When it comes to nutrition we tend to associate certain foods or food groups with certain nutrients. For example, if I say calcium you’ll probably...

Income streams after retirement

The superannuation system is designed to build wealth in order to provide us with income in our retirement years. Once we retire and need income,...

Perspective in a world full of fear

This week the mainstream media, social media and everyday conversations have been flooded with stories of terrorism in Paris and Beirut. A quick Google search...

Testing in the education system

Testing is a huge part of the education system in Australia and around the world, but are we taking the wrong approach when it...

The fresher the better

It’s no secret that fruits and vegetables are great for us. They’re versatile, nutritious and can be delicious. But when it comes to fresh produce...