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As prominent leaders in the industry, we bring you our latest insights, stories, news and current affairs.

February 27, 2024
To survive the critical first five years, startups need a robust business plan that acts as a strategic guide, steering them away from common obstacles and towards sustainable growth.
February 21, 2024
Explore how business planning workshops equip entrepreneurs with strategic planning tools like SWOT analysis and market research for sustainable success.
December 19, 2023
Planning is crucial for creating solid foundations for the business, obtaining collective buy-in from team members, investors and strategic partners, and setting overarching business objectives for a robust future.
December 15, 2023
In the world of businesses, success often hinges on effective planning. Writing a business plan separates highly successful entrepreneurs from those struggling to make ends meet.
November 16, 2023
Read my client's remarkable story of success and how he increased his Net Profit by over 500% in just one year!
November 14, 2023
Explore why it's crucial to consult a business planning specialist when looking at forward-planning your business as a whole, and why your accountant may not possess the specific experience required for creating the detailed and comprehensive roadmap that you’re seeking.
November 8, 2023
Here are seven essential steps to follow when writing your business plan. Joining a business planning course takes the guesswork out of it!
June 2, 2023
Business planning for the new financial year is a crucial step toward creating a resilient and thriving business that is less reliant on the owner's direct involvement.
March 22, 2023
With inflation on the rise and a world economic downturn ahead, it's crucial to take steps to bulletproof your business and maximise its potential. Here are five tips to help you achieve just that.
February 6, 2023
As we power into the new year, don’t let it run away from you - it's time to take action, and make a plan for growth and success with savvy business planning, so we’re here to answer the questions – why and how towrite a business plan.
February 3, 2023
In this blog, we delve into team resilience and share executive coaching insights so you can create a team of outstanding performers in your business.
December 6, 2022
One of the best things you can do for your business is to develop a detailed business plan that you can rely on to guide you forward. Work Smarter, Not Harder.
November 1, 2022
Find out Suzzanne's unique recipe for business success and how you can implement and ingrain habits that align with your Business Goals.
October 10, 2022
Suzzanne shares the lessons from events that have shaped her into the person she is today, and how she built her business derived from fundamentals that each tragedy has presented her.
October 10, 2022
Suzzanne highlights just what a Business Plan can give an inspiring entrepreneur, and what business start-ups require before they quit their job!
September 8, 2022
This R U OK Day 2022, I want to raise the awareness of #mentalhealth - Opening up the conversation, and supporting each other through our respective journeys.
August 8, 2022
Working Smarter, not Harder, is about prioritising your most important activities which allows you to feel more productive and satisfied, rather than overwhelmed and frustrated.
August 4, 2022
Suzzanne Laidlaw from Perth, Western Australia, cemented her position as the Global Leader in Business Planning, receiving the prestigious award for the eighth time.
July 22, 2022
Find out how to create a successful business model that is less dependent on you!
June 15, 2022
What can you do to proactively start off the new financial year strong?
June 7, 2022
In this webinar, I share how to master the art of forming habits that stick, and breaking habits that are holding you back.
March 15, 2022
If you are looking to grow and improve your business, have you considered engaging a coach to help you?
March 9, 2022
As a business owner, do you find yourself going around in circles doing the day to day tasks of running your business?
March 9, 2022
How can you make sure that your business is giving you the life of your dreams, as well as your team?
March 1, 2022
If you’ve always feared finances, in this webinar I break down the keys to coming out on top.
February 23, 2022
The great thing about working in a group is that everyone bounces ideas and generates strategies based on what's working successfully for others.
February 22, 2022
It's time to sit down and look at the trends in your numbers to find the story and work out the next steps going forward.
February 8, 2022
Business is a marathon, not a sprint. How can you develop grit to take your business to the next level?
February 8, 2022
Phil & Cathy said that things needed to change, or they would be forced to close their business. Here's how I helped them turn things around.
January 23, 2022
If a coach is telling you what to do... they are breaking the rules of what coaching is all about.
January 19, 2022
Having a business vision is the guiding light in the long-term future of what you would like to become or to achieve.
January 14, 2022
Gemma transformed her business to give her the lifestyle she dreamed of.
January 10, 2022
Happy New Year from our Team! Our doors are open so if you're ready to step up in 2022, contact us for a friendly chat.
December 16, 2021
Suzzanne Laidlaw on Lead Different, discussing her journey in both business and life
December 2, 2021
We kicked off our end-of-year celebrations with some of our wonderful clients at the 2021 RISE Business Awards.
November 24, 2021
What’s Your Plan? was recently a finalist at the 2021 Australian Business Book Awards.
October 26, 2021
Are you running your business or is your business running your life? What are you doing to proactively achieve success?
October 26, 2021
'What's Your Plan' has been nominated as one of six Great Books for Business. What an honour.
October 5, 2021
If you want help to get back in touch with your values and back on track with living the life you deserve, check out the replay of my webinar for some great tips.
September 7, 2021
If you're looking for some direction when it comes to hiring strong candidates to join your team, here are my top tips.
August 3, 2021
Suzzanne Laidlaw Business Coaching was the winner of the 2021 ‘Inspiring Leader’ award at the recent Stirling Small Business Awards.
July 30, 2021
Seven years ago, Brad Sugars, founder of ActionCOACH Global, said something that shook me. He said, “All good business coaches ensure that their clients have a solid business plan for success.”
July 1, 2021
Recognising the strengths and weaknesses of your business is essential when creating your business plan; so you can work towards success from day one.
June 18, 2021
Suzzanne joins Breakfast Club as their guest speaker to discuss 'SURVIVAL MODE: How small business can come out the other side'.
June 1, 2021
As Leonard Bernstein notoriously said “To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.” Suzzanne shares how to make the most of your time.
February 5, 2021
Business Women Australia Podcast interview discusses The How, When & Whys of Planning.
January 6, 2021
What an honor it was to join Dr Ivan Misner, founder of BNI, to talk about how to stay positive and keep going when the going gets tough.
November 24, 2020
Suzzanne Laidlaw and Victor Perton from The Centre for Optimism recently met to discuss all things Optimism.
October 1, 2020
Suzzanne Laidlaw’s article, Pump It Up,  for Inside Small Business Magazine October 2020 issue, discussing the 3 key ways to increase your revenue.
September 1, 2020
Rama Gaind is a freelance feature writer. Here he shares his thoughts on "What's Your Plan?",
August 1, 2020
Join Suzzanne Laidlaw, Business & Executive Coach, and Lisa Evans from Speaking Savvy, to hear them discuss all things business.