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This Saturday, a TEDx viewing party is being held in Cairns

Well the one and only Bree James has organised a viewing party (live streamed video of the day) at the Cairns Hilton for this Saturday’s TEDx Townsville event. I’m the Read More

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If you write copy – for any reason – you need to read this article.

Whilst I would never take the position that I know everything there is to know about writing books and articles, far from it, however I have made many mistakes over Read More

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TEDx TOWNSVILLE IS SOLD OUT – BUT DON’T WORRY – YOU CAN STILL HOLD YOUR OWN SATELLITE EVENT

I am very excited to be doing my first TEDx talk in Townsville on the 30th of May. Unfortunately the event is sold out – but there is an alternative Read More

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This week on Flying Solo……it’s time to go for gold.

I’m a firm believer in the need to specialise, to become known for being the best in our industry, in our town, in our country! When you ‘master your craft’, Read More

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What can we learn from good businesses that have gone bad?

In this weeks Inc.com article I reflect on the concept of learning from those good businesses that have lost the plot. Check it out – CLICK HERE.

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FEEDBACK ON MY “BUSINESS OF BEING A PROFESSIONAL SPEAKER WORKSHOP”

Anyone sitting on the fence re my workshop – here are some testimonials from a few of the lovely folk who attended the workshop last year. Apart from being seriously Read More

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MY NEXT ROUND OF “BUSINESS OF BEING A PROFESSIONAL SPEAKER” WORKSHOPS ARE COMING UP IN MAY

It’s that time of year again – my “Business of Being a Professional Speaker” one day workshops are being rolled out around Australia in May. These were really popular last Read More

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CHECK OUT THE NEW FLYING SOLO WEBSITE

After months of planning, late night strategy sessions, countless cups of coffee, tantrums, group hugs and much more, the team at FLYING SOLO proudly launched their new site last week Read More

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2 DAYS TO GET A FREE BOOK THAT WILL HAVE A HUGE IMPACT ON YOUR BUSINESS

A very good friend of mine, Amanda Fisher has just released her second book, “Unscramble Your Numbers”.  I’ve had the enormous pleasure of working with her over a number of Read More

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IF YOU WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE TOPIC OF MY TED TALK……..CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO.

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THE KEY TO CAPTURING YOUR AUDIENCE IS KNOW YOUR AUDIENCE

A word of warning, this video has some parts that are a bit gross – to say the least, but not too many. The real message that is delivered by Read More

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6 reasons why women make better entrepreneurs than men

So this weeks Inc.com article might put the cat amongst the pigeons so to speak, but I certainly hope it is food for thought. To have a read you can Read More

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This week on Inc.com – what’s your one thing that you keep getting wrong?

This week on Inc my article is all about identifying that one thing that lets your business down. CHECK IT OUT HERE.

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3 ways to build your profile (well my take at least).

I recently had the great pleasure of being interviewed by PR legend and author of “From Unknown to Expert “, Catriona Pollard. We had a great chat about what it Read More

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Have you had an encounter with a “Douchepreneur”?

I’m pretty certain that in this age of Shark Tank and pitching galore, there are some people that just don’t quite get it. Having met a few of these folks, Read More

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What advice would you give to your 18 year old self?

This is an interesting question isn’t it? When I was 18 I had my first business, no idea what I was doing but I was figured it out as I Read More

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Some of the best business advice you could every want or need might be right under your nose

And in this weeks Inc.com article, that’s exactly what I talk about. I might a man called Edwin. Enjoy. CLICK HERE TO READ.

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Beware the ‘third year boom and fourth year bust” – the small business curse.

An unusual business phenomenon that I have observed is the third-year boom and fourth-year bust. Once I became aware of it, I started to notice how real it was (and Read More