David Hadley: Seven Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen T Covey.

There is a saying, ‘perception is reality’ and in Stephen T Covey’s book ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People’, it is Coveys belief that the way we see the world is entirely based upon our own perceptions. Therefore, to change a given situation we need to change ourselves and our perceptions. Below is a […] Read More

Culture – Importance of a positive workplace

I’ve worked in several workplaces in my life. Some with a great culture and some not so great.  Culture is the values, belief systems, attitudes and the set of assumptions that people in a workplace share. In my experience, a positive workplace culture improves teamwork, raises the morale, increases productivity and efficiency, and enhances retention […] Read More

New Year New Goals

With another year behind us and a new one just beginning we all start the year in anticipation of it being a great year. Some of us will make New Year’s resolutions such as: – grow my business, lose weight, spend more time with the family, work less and or make more money. (Some resolutions […] Read More

Goal Setting

As we get closer to the end of another year and the beginning of a new year, we all tend to set ourselves goals for the forthcoming year. It is interesting that research shows that happiness is strongly linked to success. So it goes to say that once successful you will become happy and content. […] Read More

FISH!

FISH! You may ask what the #!$@ do fish have to do with an accounting firm? Fish is in fact the name of a best selling business book – by Stephen C Lundin Ph.D, Harry Paul and John Christensen – a powerful parable that will help you love the work you do – even if […] Read More

The Rule of Three

Looking back through blogs I have written in the past and recently being reminded of the rule of three, I thought it appropriate to revisit this view. I recall reading two articles in relation to how to perform better in business. Both articles listed 7 techniques/attitudes each to assist you in performing better in your […] Read More

8 mistakes in raising kids & strategies to overcome

I read an interesting article referencing Bernie Bolger – a Family counselling expert – that I thought was worth sharing.  (A fairly long article – but worth the read!) Family counselling expert, Bernie Bolger, has drawn on her clinical experience, together with cutting edge psychological research, to compile a list of the 8 mistakes parents […] Read More

Financial education – Rich Dad, Poor Dad

On a recent holiday I read one of the latest book or Robert Kiyosaki, Why the Rich are Getting Richer. This is a reminder of the points taught in Roberts bestselling book, Rich Dad Poor Dad. For those that are not familiar this book the story behind the book is of Roberts Poor Dad, who […] Read More

Moneyball, life lessons

I recently watched the end of great movie which I had not watched in quite a while called Moneyball, a movie centred around baseball and starring Brad Pitt. For those that have not seen the movie, I highly recommend it. The movie is based on a actual events, following the Oakland Athletics baseball team throughout […] Read More

Eat that Frog

“Eat that Frog”. Eat the what I hear you say. As you are all aware, at Green Taylor Partners we try and be as proactive as we can for our clients. Part of this is doing additional reading which not only includes compliance related information, but ways that we can generally assist our clients. Whilst […] Read More