The most useful financial report – the cash flow forecast

Owners bury their heads in the sand when it comes to financial planning. The most useful business tool in financial planning is a cash flow forecast according to business strategist Stephen Barnes from Byronvale Advisors. Note the epigram quote got deleted in the magazine copy – it is Happiness is a positive cashflow’

The CEO Magazine



Starting a buisness checklist

Starting a business can be both exciting and overwhelming – where do you start, and will it be a success? Below is my checklist for those looking forward to the challenge of starting a business.

Dynamic Business



Taking Care of Business

Stephen Barnes talks to Jacki Mitchell on Taking Care of Business Radio about how to Run Your Business Better and joins in the discussion with Jo Plummer and Lisa Sweeney from Business in Heels and Pippa Hanson (The Business Detective) talking about the Step Up Program



The Power of Planning

Few small businesses – and only a minority of medium-sized firms – have a proper strategic plan, or any plan at all for that matter. So why should you have a plan for your company?



The secrets of successful goal-setting

Setting goals can drive business success – but it doesn’t come naturally to many small business owners. Consultant and author Stephen Barnes shares tips on how to get started, how to set effective goals and how to motivate your staff to reach their targets.

NAB Business Insights