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What Signs do you Need to Take More Notice of?

A few days ago I took a short break at a luxury five star resort on an exotic tropical Island. It was, as expected very nice, mainly because the Island Read More

Check Out the Latest Episode of the Business Over Breakfast Podcast – 20 Top Tips to Market Your Business

Have you been driving yourself crazy wondering just what purpose marketing actually has for your business? Do you ever find yourself asking whether it’s truly necessary? Businesses that make the Read More


I’m sure that anyone who follows me on social media will know that I do a lot of Professional Speaker training. I do my own workshops, my own 12 month Read More

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Want to become a better speaker? Check out Speaker 2.0 in Bali in February 2018

It’s that time again. Our next Speaker 2.0 4 day Bali retreat is coming up in mid February. Bree and I are looking forward to spending 4 days helping people Read More

How to Give and Receive Feedback Without Destroying Souls

I have been helping a beautiful friend of mine set up a new business. She is a soloist, it’s her first business, she is 42 and incredibly brave. But some Read More

A 5 Step Process to Help you Have Hard Conversations

If you are constantly feeling stressed out and angry because other people are letting you down it’s time to do something about it. Most of us will do anything to Read More

Is Your Favorite Barista About to be Replaced by a Robot?

I heard about a robot barista that was being trialled by Melbourne cafe, Once Alike, just before Christmas. I assumed it was just a gimmick, and probably nothing more than Read More

Check Out the Latest Episode of the Business Over Breakfast Podcast – The Importance of Passion in Small Business

Do you ever feel as though you’re lacking passion for what you do? Some people are able to be naturally passionate about what it is they do. They have seemingly Read More

Do Your Customers Really Know What you do?

We live in a world that is obsessed with everything new. I don’t think there has ever been a time where consumers crave new as much as they do today. Read More

How Consciously are you Growing Your Business?

  When it comes to building a business, if you wake up one morning and you realize that you don’t like the business you’ve built, it’s probably because it was Read More

Stop Looking for the Silver Bullet and do the Work

All too often I come across people with a specific business issue and rather than proactively trying to solve the problem, they are searching for the one silver bullet to Read More

Check Out the Latest Episode of the Business Over Breakfast Podcast – Why You Should Make Yourself Redundant in Your Business

Have you ever asked yourself if your business could survive without you? Often, especially with small businesses, there is a major risk if anything ever happens to the owner, as Read More

Don’t Waste Your Time Worrying About Money

There are two kinds of businesses–those that have had money problems and those that will have money worries. It is a simple fact of doing business that sooner or later Read More

We’ve all Experienced “The Customer Complaint Loop of Lunacy

I’ve got a friend of mine who is in the “customer complaint loop of lunacy”, which is typical of larger companies. In this particular case, the culprit is Apple, a Read More

Now is the time to get smarter about how you fill events.

  It’s getting harder and harder to get people to attend events. We all know that feeling of fear that comes from knowing an event is only a few weeks Read More

Are you Being Lazy When you say ‘Thank You’ to Your Clients at Christmas?

Christmas is the time of year when we start to think about how best to say ‘thank you’ to our valued clients. How you say thank you will say a Read More

Your Business Will Grow Faster When You Help Others Grow Theirs

We all want other people to promote our businesses and to refer customers to us but do we reciprocate and recommend our supporters’ businesses to our clients? Doing this often Read More

Check Out the Latest Episode of the Business Over Breakfast Podcast – Ditch Transactional for Emotional Customer Connection

With each passing day, customers are expecting more and more from the companies that they do businesses with, so it’s time that business owners move from a purely transactional relationship Read More