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Small Business Week is certainly shaping up to be a great week in Queensland

It’s only a couple of weeks now till the 2016 Queensland Small Business Week kicks off. There are lots of events happening all over the state. I’ll be presenting at Read More

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Before you offer to do something for free (or get guilted into doing something for free) read this article….

We all have to deal with people wanting us to do things for free. There are those who blatantly ask for it, those who try to negotiate on price because Read More

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AUTHOR RETREAT – Bali 23rd – 26th May 2016

  I am seriously happy to finally announce the launch of my first international retreat, Author 2.0. A small group of authors are going to head to Bali for 4 Read More

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Are you giving your customers an experience or just a transaction?

In the past most sales were actually interactions. We had to go to a business, or ring and place an order. This provided a great opportunity for what could easily Read More

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Need a priest in a hurry?

OK, so basically this new app is Uber for priests in Italy. So if you need a random blessing of some sort, confession, exorcism etc – you simply order a Read More

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Some people just don’t get it.

We’ve all encountered those people that are overly familiar way too early in the business relationship. In some instances it is just plain creepy, in others, it’s just annoying. We Read More

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And this week on Inc.com, what stage of the business life cycle are you in?

If you know where you are in the business life cycle you will be better able to plan and make decisions for the future. That’s the premise behind this Inc.com Read More

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We make a lot of assumptions with our customers, maybe this is the biggest and most challenging one…

To read this article either

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10 Rules to Instantly Improve Your Presentations

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I was recently interviewed by Andrea Wien for her new podcast.

Here is an excerpt from Andrea’s introduction – “Andrew Griffiths is Australia’s number one small business and entrepreneurial author, but despite what many initially think, he didn’t have a cushy Read More

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Tim Reid – The Boomerang Effect is out!

Most of you know Tim Reid from his awesome Podcast Small Business Big Marketing, where I appear from time to time on the episodes called “Funny Business”. Tim has been Read More

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If you own a small business and one day you are hoping to sell it – you need to listen to this webinar with Sam Harrop.

On Wednesday the 27th of April at 7pm, I’ve invited two time author Sam Harrop to join me in a webinar about getting out of your business. Sam’s latest book Read More

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Find people’s pain and offer solutions and your business will boom!

Sounds simple right? It’s often such an overlooked concept – and in fact many businesses seem better at creating pain rather than solving it. READ MORE.

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Before you do that next job for free, consider this….

In this Inc article I ask you to consider just how much time and money you invested to get you where you are today. Think about this before you do Read More

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Would you like to be a contributor to my new Small Business platform – SMALLVILLE?

Would you like to become a contributor to my new website – SMALLVILLE? This is a project I have been working on for some time and I am really excited Read More

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Success comes to those who are able to zig when everyone else is zagging….

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Recently I was interviewed by the Referral Marketing Guru.

A few weeks back Michael Griffiths (not a relative as far as we can tell but we do look a little alike), interviewed me for his great podcast about referrals. Read More

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Two questions that seem kind of obvious, but they are easy to overlook.

Sure we can all say that we want lots of business – but what if you got so much business that it actually damaged your business? It happens more often Read More