Down to Business

Helping you to achieve your Future of Choice

I always hear too many business owners tell me how hard they work, that they don’t take holidays, they don’t get paid a proper wage, but worst of all that they are not achieving what they set out to achieve when they went into business.


I believe that if you are not achieving your goals, you need to ask yourself why you are in business or question how you operate.


This site is designed to get you asking the right questions, to identify both your financial and non-financial goals, and create a roadmap that will get you there.


If you think you deserve more out of life, you’ve come to the right place!

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3 Keys to your success in 2021

What does success look like? How would you define it? After the different year we have had and as we think about the new year ahead I believe success means happiness and achieving what you are after. After years of mentoring and coaching people, and being mentored and...

Is Your Business Sale Ready?

In 20 years of advising business owners I believe there to be 4 overarching things that business owners want from their business. Higher revenue and profit (or higher yield);A better lifestyle;To enjoy what they do; andA saleable asset. Arguably it could be said that...

Succession planning – How business owners can manage a fair and friendly exit with Mark Scanlon

This week I sat down with Mark Scanlon from the Next Transition Group. We talk about what happens when a business owner comes to the end of their working life. From inter-generational transfers to selling your business, a focus on succession is becoming even more...

The importance of embracing change and feedback for an organisation with Erica Thomas

Something a little bit different for this episode as I sit down with Erica Thomas of Newcastle Grammar School to discuss how a school engages from a business perspective and the valuable lessons that business owners can take on board. Key takeaways for business...

Why your team’s wellbeing is integral to your business’ performance with Dean Noonan

This week I sat down with Dean Noonan, Performance and Wellbeing Director of Check5. Dean was in the NSW Police force for many years and is well-known for his role as a Wellbeing Manager with the Newcastle Knights, and as a Career Coach. In this episode, we discuss...

Get me talking

Need a speaker for your next function? As a partner at one of the country’s leading accounting firms, as well as a passionate member of my local community, I am often engaged to speak on variety of topics surrounding finance, as well as balancing work and lifestyle. I’m known for cutting straight to the chase and giving my audience exactly what they need to hear to go back to their business and start making positive changes immediately. Click the video to the right for an example of one of my recent talks, and contact me using the form below if you would like to discuss a speaking engagement.

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Improving your business

Business improvement and advice is my specialty, but reading a blog can only take you so far. Check out the below to get a running start on improving your business, or click the button below for a more detailed overview.
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Momentum for Business

An online business coaching program developed to help small to medium businesses achieve and maintain growth.

Future of Choice

An innovative service approach that puts the family in the centre of all advice.

It includes a fully realised client service model with template documents, video guides and marketing plans.

The Coaching Club

Connect with like-minded business owners and managers to expand your business and leadership skills, while discussing concerns and issues facing your industry.

Booksmart Accounting

Booksmart offers a bookkeeping service undertaken by people who have personalities, knowledge, and hands on experience, not just qualified professionals.

Contact Andrew

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