Jones Business Solutions Ltd | Blogs
100
archive,category,category-blogs,category-100,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode_grid_1300,qode-child-theme-ver-1.0.0,qode-theme-ver-10.1.2,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-6.9.0,vc_responsive
 

Blogs

Best practice is the way of running a business or providing a service that is recognized as correct or most effective. (Collins Dictionary). Look at this as being the gold standard – the proven methods and ethical guidelines that shape decisions and actions in a business. In the realm of bookkeeping...

Last month saw me travel to the Coromandel (last visited when I was 19) to attend the 2024 Beach Hop. This is an annual event for car enthusiasts – and the biggest event of its kind in the southern hemisphere. For those who know me...

Recently my Smart Books business held its first ever workshop – ‘Being Your Best’. One of the sessions was with me sharing my journey so far. I looked at some of the key life happenings that have helped shape and drive me forward with being...

I belong to a book club in the rural community where I live. We take turns at hosting every couple of months. When it is your turn you add some new books to the collection, take it last year’s contribution and – most importantly -...

Reset and Refocus 2023 proved to be a particularly challenging year – for myself, my family, and my community. Extreme weather events and health scares took over somewhat from the ‘business as usual’. While I am not a fan of new year resolutions, I do think...

Last week I took 5 days off. The last time my husband and I had a break together was before Covid! I spend a lot of time recommending mini breaks, fitting in family and lifestyle activities to clients and colleagues. It’s not all about the...

All too often I see business owners (including myself) being the handbrake on their pricing. We allow so many things affect how we go about setting and sticking to what we charge. Lack of confidence, assumptions about what clients are prepared to pay, fear of...

2023 so far has delivered some wonderful moments in top level sporting events. Here in New Zealand these have showcased many of our top teams. It’s interesting to note that while not all of them have been the final winner, we have cheered them on,...

Six months on and there is still considerable widespread damage to the roading network after Cyclone Gabrielle. Adjustments and compromises have been (and still are) needed. It is surprising how our ‘new normal’ results. This got me thinking how significant happenings affect how we run our...

It was with much sadness in May 2023 that the world lost Tina Turner. The Queen of Rock and Roll as a title is no exaggeration! If you are not familiar with her story, go and find out more – truly inspirational. There is a lot...