December and January are slow times for most businesses.
Here at My Business we'll put some of that time to good use making sure we're refreshed and ready for 2012. But we've also spent some time on tasks we couldn't make time for during busier weeks and that we feel will get us into New Year in better shape.
We've also compiled three stories we think may help you to use your own down-time well. We've linked to them below and hope they help you to be just as productive as you want to be over summer.
Ten slow time tips for the summer months
Why not do something with that pile of business cards you collected during 2011? That's just one of the ten tips you'll find in this story.
Get ready for the most important new business law of 2012
If your business leases products or retains ownership of goods while awaiting full paymement, understanding the Personal Properties Securities Act 2009 (PPSA) is a must-do before it kicks in during early 2012.
Learn from the way six CEOs use their slow times
Six business leaders tell us how they spend their slow times. One does someone else's job for a while - what will you do?