Welcome to the new 2023/2024 financial year. Often significant dates like this cause you to reflect on what has been, and the past 12 months has been like no other.
Although I could focus on the bad bits, like cost of living, and the struggle for businesses and individuals to stay afloat, it would be remise of me not to celebrate the growth and achievements we have experienced during these challenging times.
When we truly reflect, we, like business, are very different than we were this time last year. I guess the question is, do we like the version of who you are now? Because if we don’t then it is up to us to change it. The time for complaining and blaming is over!
We are in control of our destiny, no-one else, and one of the greatest gifts we have as human beings is the ability to make choices, if we are prepared to make them.
So, what are your choices moving forward?
Personally, I have made some major choices for the future as previously communicated, but I also choose to be happy. I choose to be a better work colleague. I choose to be the best partner, dad and grandfather there is. I choose to support my organisation and increase my productivity not dwelling on negativity, and I choose to be kinder. All things that are worth working towards.
So, what do you choose?
One thing I do know is that unless we are prepared to communicate our choices then we will find it very difficult to bring them to fruition.
I also can’t help but stop sometimes and just appreciate life and the opportunities it brings. I hope you feel the same way.
So, let’s turn the tide this financial year and look back in twelve months really proud of what we have done and who we are – because it is in our hands.
Have an awesome week.
Founder/Chairman/Director of Marketing
New CEO, Richard Dore, celebrated his birthday last week with the team in our Noosa office. Our tradition is that if it is your birthday then you choose the cake. Richard’s choice was chocolate cake. In addition to the celebration, there was a genuine feeling of excitement as we explored ways to enhance our services for clients not only in Australia but also globally.
Our awesome finance team, Jane, Leanne, Des and Brett, have been working tirelessly to prepare for End of Financial Year activities this year at the Noosa office.
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