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An essential event for Far North Queensland Small Business owners.

On the 26th of February I am getting together with 12 leading Cairns based business owners, authors and authorities to host a pretty special event for Far North Queensland small Read More


Coming up in February 2016…..I’m talking marketing at the Cairns Chamber of Commerce lunch.

Get set to kick start your business in 2016 by learning how to make your marketing efforts ridiculously relevant with advice from local yet global business guru, Andrew Griffiths, at Read More

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Recently I had the great pleasure of delivering a TEDx talk.

I had the great pleasure of doing a TEDx talk in Townsville recently – and here is the recording. Love your feedback – not a topic I talk about a Read More

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Testimonials are so 2012……or are they?

Personally I think testimonials are still as powerful today as they have always been. But perhaps they become a little lost in amongst so many other marketing messages and platforms. Read More

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Sure, we all need to aspire to be great at what we do, but is there a limit?

One of my articles this week deals with the concept of “perfectionism”. Do you have it? I love people who do what they do really well, but is there Read More

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Sometimes it’s not about building an empire…

When it comes to building a business not everyone wants to build an empire. Of course if you do, fantastic, but if you don’t, you should never be made to Read More

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QANTAS puts a little marketing into their safety video

QANTAS has let go of the John Travolta safety videos some time ago (thank goodness). Their latest effort is a really good example of mixing marketing with a normally dull Read More

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Recently I was interviewed by Joel Brown, Founder of Addicted 2 Success

Recently I had the great pleasure of having a long chat with fellow Aussie, Joel Brown for the Addicted 2 Success Podcast Show. We had a blast, covered a lot Read More

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And today’s INC.COM article is all about trust….

Trust really is a big topic for discussion, and I don’t think one article will cover it, but it is a start. To read “How can you tell if people Read More

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Today on I talk about the concept of “Imposter Syndrome”.

If you have ever felt like a bit of a fraud, you will understand this completely. I offer 7 ways to overcome the dreaded imposter syndrome – they worked for Read More


A very special and limited package for business owners and entrepreneurs

UPDATE – SORRY FOLKS, THIS PACKAGE HAS SOLD OUT. WOULD YOU LIKE TO SPEND A YEAR WITH ME? OK, it’s that time of year, the wheels are slowly starting to Read More

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Want to see some real life pitching in Melbourne?

As part of the Key Person of Influence programme we run a number of pitching events where programme participants can pitch their business to a panel of judges who give Read More

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It’s OK to fail, in fact without it we probably won’t succeed.


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My latest article is all about learning from that one business that seems to nail it every single time.

We all know those businesses that just seem to get it right, all the time. Sadly they are few and far between. The opportunity is that we can learn a Read More

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An essential accessory for anyone using a stand up desk……meet “The Level” from Fluidstance.

OK, just received one of these as a very generous gift from a friend – and wow, it is fantastic. I’ve been using a stand up desk for some time Read More

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And this week on, what can we learn from Petpreneurs?

Being a crazy pet owner and an entrepreneur, I’ve always been fascinated by the growing number of very innovative and creative “petpreneurs”. They are extremely smart and growing a $100B Read More

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And from this week on I’m writing two columns a week for

  From this week I will be writing two columns per week for Very excited about this. In the past year and a half I’ve provided 75 articles, most Read More

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This week on I share one of my more unusual secrets…..

This one is not your usual kind of business tip, but it is something I have obviously done for a long time. To find out more CLICK HERE.