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Have you always wanted to run your own retreats?

There’s no doubt that retreats are hugely popular these days. If you’ve been on one recently, and it was a good one, you’ll understand why. They are a great opportunity Read More

The Power of the 100 Day Plan

This month on Flying Solo I write about the many benefits of having a 100 day plan. In an era when we are all struggling to get stuff done, this Read More

Taking the plunge: Why I’m relocating to Melbourne after 30 years in Cairns

That’s it. After 30 years of living in Cairns, I’ve packed up my house, with decades of memories, security blankets and junk and made the move to Melbourne. At 52 Read More

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There are all kinds of sales strategies – do you have one?

Whenever you are involved in selling, it is easy to get sidetracked by focusing only on what is happening right here and now. While I encourage sales people to be Read More

I’m heading to Tamworth in February

I’m heading to Tamworth on February 20th for the Tamworth Regional Business Summit – and I can’t wait. I love traveling the regional cities – I get the chance to Read More

My next four day, Speaker 2.0 Retreat is coming up in March.

One of my favourite retreats is Speaker 2.0 – a four day retreat for people who want to grow their speaker skills and their speaker business. I’ve run these around Read More

End of year super coaching sale

So this week I’ve got all sorts of things launching, kicking off, starting etc. Great programmes, more retreats, a new Author Coaching website and much more. But right here, right Read More

An interview with Scott Pape The Barefoot Investor

Scott Pape (The Barefoot Investor) has become a writing phenomenon with the release of his straight talking financial advice books. Clearly it shows just how needed practical and relevant information Read More

DOES YOUR CUSTOMER SERVICE STOP WHEN YOU GET BUSY?

It’s hard to keep up the same level of service when we get too busy, but inconsistent service is a surefire way to lose customers. I explore this concept in Read More

MY FIRST 4 DAY AUTHOR ACADEMY IN VICTORIA – COMING UP NOVEMBER 29TH.

If you’ve always wanted to write that book, my 4 day Author Academy retreat could be just the programme you need to make your dream a reality – and for Read More

JUST FINISHED MY PERTH TOUR FOR COMMUNITY NEWS

I’ve just finished a week long stint in Perth presenting to a pile of small business owners as part of the launch of the Community Connect programme, an initiative of Read More

WE ARE PODCAST SHOW – OUR FIRST 50 EPISODES

And here is the iTunes link to the first 50 episodes of the Business Over Breakfast Show. I remember hearing at “We Are Podcast” that it takes 50 episodes of Read More

5 Strategies to Manage Fear in Your Business

If we are honest with ourselves, fear is the constant companion of many small business owners, particularly for soloists. It’s natural when you think about it. We are responsible for Read More

Do you Commit Time to Keep Your Motivational Cogs Turning?

If you’re anything like me you spend a considerable amount of your time getting organized every day. Let’s be honest, we really need to take the time to do this Read More

The One Productivity Hack That Keeps Me On Track

Recently I wrote an article on INC about the importance of routines and rituals and the role they play in building a successful business (or for that matter being successful Read More

Are you Really Prepared for Every Opportunity?

The other morning I was buying a coffee from my favourite cafe, and having an early morning chat to the owner. He was telling me how a very famous celebrity Read More

5 Rituals That We All Need to Master

When it comes to doing business, it feels like we always have more things to squeeze into the average day. The demands on us as business owners continue to grow, Read More

Imagine if Every Customer of Yours UBER Rated You?

For those of us who are regular UBER users, we are very familiar with the end of the journey rating. That moment where we have to decide how many stars Read More