Business is Personal

Wondering about the future of your business and if your marriage and home are in jeopardy? The challenges small business owners face are not just financial but also physical and deeply emotional.

Business Life Australia supports small and micro business owners by coming alongside them, providing perspective and a roadmap to a different, more favourable business outcome whether it be turnaround, restructure or managing closure.

We are a not-for-profit organisation. We do it because we are passionate about helping struggling small business owners.  

This service is offered based on a sliding scale of affordability though it is free if you are unable to pay.We've got your back!


WHAT DO OUR CLIENTS SAY?

Arnel felt like his world was coming down when he had to shut the doors to his business. See how Business Life Australia supported Arnel in turning around his business and helped him to rebuild his relationships and his life.

Judith's life became a nightmare when she was trying to operate her clothing business after a car accident and when her shirt manufacturer supplied her with shirts that were not fit for purpose. Business Life Australia sorted out the shirt problem, helped with her accounts and finances and supported her in getting her life back.

How is your Business affecting you?

To help you reflect on how your business is affecting you and your families' life, we have created this quick self-assessment for you.

If you're a business owner (or know someone who is) and are going through a period of uncertainty (financially or otherwise), this quiz will help you identify the appropriate next steps for support and direction.


self assessment quiz

1. When is the last time you spent quality time with your partner?

 A. In the last 2 weeks

A. In the last 2 weeks

 B. Over 2 weeks ago

B. Over 2 weeks ago

2. How much of your thought life is dedicated to business and work?

 A. 50+

A. 50+

 B. Under 50%

B. Under 50%

3. Are you arguing with the people who are closest to you?

 A. We have our moments but no more than anyone else

A. We have our moments but no more than anyone else

 B. It's quite a frequent occurrence

B. It's quite a frequent occurrence

4. How often are you lying awake at night thinking/worrying about your business and work?

 A. I'm a pretty sound sleeper

A. I'm a pretty sound sleeper

 B. I struggle to sleep at least once a week

B. I struggle to sleep at least once a week

5. Is your cash flow trending the wrong way?

 A. We're doing pretty well - bills are paid

A. We're doing pretty well - bills are paid

 B. We're running pretty low on cash

B. We're running pretty low on cash

6. Are your business worries impacting your health?

 A. I feel pretty good actually

A. I feel pretty good actually

 B. I'm feeling run down a lot

B. I'm feeling run down a lot

On reflection, if you feel you'd like to improve on any of these areas in your life, we'd love to have a coffee with you. We can help you find  the people and processes that could help you.