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BOOKS WITH BITE – My first episode!

Books are a big part of my life (surprise surprise right?). Well I write books, I help others to write books and I read a lot of books. I’m always Read More

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This week on, my article is all about detachment….in a good way.

Do you get a little over excited when putting in a proposal for a big job? Do you start daydreaming about what the money would mean? Do you go and 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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And this week on I’m talking trust…

Oh the times are well and truly changing. In the good old days marketing was all about telling people how awesome our business is and by association how awesome we Read More

Are the disruptors are being disrupted?

I love this. Most of us know Dollar Shave Club, the disruptor that changed the way millions of men buy razors (me included). So now we have Dollar Beard Club, Read More

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I could write anything on my blog if only I knew what to write about

Do you struggle to come up with ideas for things to write about on your blog? Or in articles? Rest assured most people do. Here are 21 suggestions that might Read More

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If you’re a CEO, Senior Manager or Executive – it’s time to ramp up those presentation skills.

When it comes to presentation skills, I strongly believe that higher level executives have special needs. The environments where they have to present tend to be hugely varied, there is Read More

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And the latest episode of funny business is anything but funny – staying productive during a crisis.

Well it had to happen. At some stage funny business had to go dark. Of course it could be that Timbo and I are the only ones who think we Read More

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Podcasts are flowing thick and fast – here’s one that I think is excellent for business owners.

  Now there are a lot of podcasts flowing this days – some great, some not so much. One that got my attention is “Not Another Business Show”. I was Read More

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Most businesses go to great lengths to make this mistake…

This week on Inc I talk about a problem that seems to be on the rise. Businesses going out of their way to say how they are the same as Read More

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Have you lost that loving feeling for your business?

OK, let’s be honest, we all have those times when our business sucks. The times we have well and truly lost that loving feeling and not really sure where to Read More


Welcome to the new world……

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So what do you do? This is a question that we all get asked all the time, and most of us miss the opportunity that it represents. If you have Read More

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How you treat your suppliers says a lot about your business – and it isn’t always good.

In this weeks article I explore this concept in a little more detail. I strongly believe that we all need to treat our suppliers with enormous respect. Check it Read More

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A great infographic about one of the most amazing people on the planet.

Elon Musk really is an extraordinary fella, and if all predictions are true, he is about to completely revolutionise the energy industry – for the benefit of the consumer. If Read More


Here is my solution to two problems – being asked to do stuff for free all the time and trying to make the world a better place.

From time to time we all do jobs for free, it’s the nature of being a business owner. And I think we should be doing things without exchanging money when Read More

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How is your relationship with money in your business?

This week in my column, I give 9 strategies for building a better relationship with money in your business. If you are finding that there is never enough left Read More

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The bees of the world are struggling, this video explains why?

Over the last few years I have developed a fascination with bees – and in case you didn’t know, they are struggling to survive. Check out this video which shows Read More