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IF YOU OWN A SMALL BUSINESS, TAKE ACTION RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW.

IF YOU OWN A SMALL BUSINESS, TAKE ACTION RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW. Earlier this year I did a webinar and I wrote an accompanying article about my strategies for dealing Read More

A NEW APPOINTMENT

Seven years ago I worked with Jarrod McGrath to help him with writing his first book, The Digital Workforce. He had just founded his company, Smart WFM. In the last Read More

SKY NEWS INTERVIEW ABOUT PRICING IN YOUR BUSINESS

I popped onto Sky News last week to have a chat to Tim Gilbert about pricing – where we go wrong, understanding self worth in business, charging what you’re worth Read More

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5 techniques for saying “NO” to new customers who are really hard to say “NO” to.

A few years back I was going through the “new client” dance with a chap who ran a telecommunications business. The topic turned to expectations, and he stated that he Read More

CONGRATULATIONS BILLY HAODA – FROM BILLY’S COFFEE.

I’d like to do a shout out to Billy Haoda – founder of Billy’s Coffee in Cairns, which is celebrating its 20 birthday this year. I first met Billy before Read More

WORLD BEE DAY – 20 MAY 2022

Yesterday was WORLD BEE DAY. And whilst I know there is a day for just about everything, we really do need to acknowledge the role that these little guys play Read More

THE MISSED OPPORTUNITY – PUTTING PENSIONERS AND SMALL BUSINESS TOGETHER.

There’s a lot of discussion about labour shortages and skill shortages, with not a lot of answers, certainly not a lot of answers in the lead up to the federal Read More

7 Signs That You Might Have Become a Business ‘Shut In’

I wrote this article a year before COVID hit….wow, I thought I was becoming a shut in then……now it just looks like a commentary piece about life in lock down….. Read More

The 7 Stories we need to be telling.

Hey Folks – I did this webinar last week and the feedback has been kind of amazing. I think it’s a right time/right content thing. A lot has changed in Read More

Are you ready to get that book written?

Hey there folks – yep, they are BACK. My next Author Academy retreat will be held in Hobart – it’s not until later in the year, as in November, but Read More

Ready to ramp up your rusty speaker skills?

SPEAKER 2.0 JULY 11-14th 2022 – HOBART Yep, my Speaker 2.0 retreat is back as well. After a rough on again/off again schedule over the past two years, I’m very Read More

I just love moments of serendipity…like this.

I LOVE SERENDIPITY….. When you’re an author, you get to have some extraordinarily serendipitous moments. I’ve been fortunate enough to have many over the last 23 years, but recently, I Read More

I came across this on the back of the bag from a local bookshop.

Love this on the back of the bag given out at Fullers Book Shop in Hobart. The 10 things you may unwittingly have done when you purchased a book from Read More

Can you help?

UPDATE – 11th April 2022 THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS SUPPORTED US – WE’VE GOT ENOUGH BOOKS NOW. Thank you to everyone who has supported this shout out. We Read More

WEBINAR – 28th April 2022

WHAT ARE THE STORIES WE NEED TO BE TELLING IN 2022? A little while back I did a webinar about my key strategies for doing business in 2022 (and what Read More

WEBINAR RECORDING – It’s time to get your speaker mojo on.

If you missed my webinar today you can watch it via the link below. I’ve had great feedback – certainly plenty of people feeling like they needed a burst of Read More

12 Characteristics of high performing businesses.

I was recently asked to write an article for Money & Life Magazine – on the characteristics of high performing business. Here are the characteristics that I have observed over Read More

Where do you even start when it comes to recovering from a natural disaster?

THE STEPS BUSINESS OWNERS NEED TO TAKE WHEN IT COMES TO RECOVERING FROM FLOODS (AND OTHER NATURAL DISASTERS). Once again we’re a country with many people and businesses impacted by Read More