How To Evaluate Your Value

In life, we always want to spend time doing things ourselves – mainly through fear of someone doing it wrong. Sometimes, though, we’ll go to take on a task that is simply beyond us. Also, most of us don’t like having to spend money to get someone to do something we could do ourselves. If[…]

Mental Health And Technology

This week is Mental Health Week and here at Balance Books we were interested in the affects that technology may be having on our Mental Health, specifically the mental health of our young people. There are certainly many positive benefits in the use of technology with improved communication, transport and business, as well as accessible[…]

Why do Businesses Fail?

Recent research has shown that, despite beliefs to the contrary, most businesses don’t fail in their first year of business but in the years that follow.  A recent report published via ASIC, show that the percentage of  small businesses failing is on the rise, with owners struggling with issues such as cash flow, strategic planning[…]

Knowing your worth

No one will ever pay you what your worth. No one. In this Ted Talk from Casey Brown, “Know your worth and then ask for it”, she talks about how clearly defining and communicating your value are essential to being paid well for your excellence. “No one will ever pay you what your worth, they’ll[…]