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Are your customers driving you nuts?

  Well we all feel like this at times – and it is a good reality check that you might need to take some drastic action. Or perhaps you just Read More

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It’s not a sale until the money is in the bank

There really is no simple instruction book that explains every single aspect and consideration for running a successful small business. Sure, there are certain elements that are common across all Read More

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Stop beating yourself up for not getting everything done every day.

This is my latest article – and it seems to have hit a chord – close to 300 shares in the first few hours of going live, so clearly Read More

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I had the great pleasure of delivering the keynote presentation at this years BNI Sydney Annual Awards. There were 500 people packed into the Sofitel Wentworth for this very impressive Read More


Meet the line up of 2015 Flying Solo Columnists (and there is a familiar face or two).

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Is it time for you to do a relationship audit in your business?

In this weeks article I’m suggesting that there comes a time when we all need to do a relationship audit in our business. It might be time to send Read More


Are you in Brisbane – keen to get your business finances on track?

A friend of mine, John Stringer is putting on this event in Brisbane next Wednesday night, 11th March. John really knows his stuff. This is what it is all about: Read More

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Could distraction be the biggest risk your business faces?

This week on my article relates to the concept of distraction, specifically what happens when a business owner takes their eye off the ball. This is something we all Read More

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Would you like people to take you more seriously?

There is nothing more frustrating than not being taken seriously. In a business environment it can cost you money through lost sales and staff not doing what you ask of Read More


The work less, earn more online summit – starts 23rd Feb 2015

A little while back I received an email from a lady called Barbara Aimes from Colorado. Barbara has a passion for helping people to build successful businesses without becoming slaves Read More

IRA GLASS offers some great advice for the creative folks out there.

Ira Glass on Storytelling from David Shiyang Liu on Vimeo.

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There is one specific item we need to put on our daily “to do” list, but very few people do.

In this weeks article I share my thoughts one specific task we all need to put on our daily to do list, but most of us don’t. Basically it Read More

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Drum roll……the latest edition of “Funny Business” is LIVE.

Hello Ladies and Gents, Well it has been a while between episodes of Funny Business, but here we go. As you are probably aware, Funny Business is an episode of Read More



One of the things that can happen when you raise your profile is that you can attract the odd ‘hater’. I’ve had my share over the years and now I Read More


Finally a book that is “Consolation for Parents of Teenagers”.

My wonderful friend, Joanne Fedler has just released her new book “Love in the Time of Contempt”. How do I describe this book? Well I think the best place to Read More

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Sometimes it takes a seriously messed up situation to get us to take action…

In this weeks Inc article, I talk about how it really took a tragedy for me to get my life together. I literally halved the numbers of hours I worked Read More

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Are you keen to adopt the job description of a billionaire?

OK, who doesn’t want Richard Branson’s job description is probably a better question. This is a great infographic that really does nail the key elements of success in the modern Read More

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Very happy to see two good buddies of mine collaborating and offering advice on doing business better!

Check out the latest Small Business Big Marketing Podcast Show, hosted by Mr Timbo Reid. His special guest on this episode is the one and only Boat Guy, Darren Finkelstein. Read More