The Paper-based or Electronic Planning debate – which is...

With a new year upon us, it’s a perfect time to get organised and stay on track with your planning and productivity resolutions. While shopping around for a new planner, you may be wondering whether to use a traditional paper-based system or try a digital alternative. Both have their advantages (and downsides).   The Pros…

What business managers need to know about effective employee...

A busy manager dealing with the daily cut-and-thrust of business can inadvertently disconnect from the people they need most, making performance reviews an opportunity for effective engagement. In the words of Henry Ford, ‘Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success’. Working together is exactly what a performance review is…

10 Best Cloud Business Tools to Supercharge Your Productivity

Increasing productivity and becoming more organised are often at the top of everyone’s list for starting the new year strong. In business, organisation and productivity go hand in hand. If you’re looking to step yours up a few notches, there are a variety of cloud tools and software which can supercharge your productivity. These are…

Essential business management know-how for entrepreneurs

When starting out in business or simply to trying to gain a competitive advantage, all entrepreneurs benefit from learning general business management know-how. “You never lose in business, either you win or you learn.” – Melinda Emerson, business coach and founder of The SmallBizLady and Smallbizchat All entrepreneurs start in business expecting to succeed, and…

How to Drive Community Engagement as a Practice Manager

Community Healthcare Whether you have a traditional medical centre, allied health centre, or you offer complementary health care – creating and implementing strategies to increase community engagement is usually the responsibility of the Practice Manager. Healthcare centres can play a civic leadership role by becoming community hubs in health education and promoting community wellness. Your…

How to Foster Life-Long Relationships with Clients – 9...

A rewarding side of practice management is forming life-long relationships with clients, sometimes from birth through childhood, to adulthood or into older age. Here’s 9 ways how a practice manager can foster quality business relationships that last for life.   1. Excellence in healthcare The best way to ensure life-long love from your clients is…

Why Nurses make Great Practice Managers

A great way for nurses looking for a different nursing job is to make a career transition into Practice Management. Whether you are currently medical practice nursing or hospital nursing, consider Practice Management when deciding your future career direction.   What Practice Managers do As a Practice Manager, you are critical to the smooth and…

5 Reasons to make a Career Change from Nursing...

Nursing management career paths are varied, and very often nurses need to make significant career choices about what is best for their overall career and wellbeing. At some point, many nurses face the decision to either leave the healthcare industry or find a career within the industry solving the issues they face utilising their skills…

What you need to know about Administration – earning...

Administration is a department that is essential for every business. Unfortunately, it is a role that has a history of being an overlooked and undervalued career choice. Given the importance of administration for every organisation and business in today’s commercial world, it’s heartening to see trends that indicate this misconception has started to change.  …

What Practice Managers need to know about My Health...

As a Practice Manager make sure you are informed regarding My Health Record management so that you can provide information to patients if needed and understand the benefits for your practice.   An overview of My Health Record   My Health Record has been introduced to the Australian (Federal) Government as part of their commitment…