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How Many of These Challenges are you Facing Daily?

Running a business can certainly be challenging. Burn out is a real problem for business owners, especially as we all get busier, face more demands and try to develop the Read More

Check Out the Latest Episode of the Business Over Breakfast Podcast – How to Better Manage People in Business

Today on the Business over Breakfast podcast, Andrew Griffiths and Bree James talk about a wide variety of topics such as managing people in business, Netflix commitment rings, the new 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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Become a Productivity Rock Star by Tricking Your Brain

One of the greatest challenges we all face is the ever-increasing struggle to get things done. Our “to do list” are getting longer, the demands on our limited time are Read More

If You’re Stuck in a Rut Look Around You.

If you want to make small changes in your life, a few adjustments here and there should do it. But if you feel that your life is so out of Read More

When Was the Last Time Someone Left You a Great Message?

Do you look at the messages you leave as marketing opportunities? Sometimes it’s just about being a little creative with the messages that you leave. Be mysterious, be fun, be Read More

If you Aren’t Excited About Your Content No One Else Will be

One of the most important marketing tools for any business is the creation of high-quality content. We know this and both big business and small business alike are pulling out Read More

Check Out the Free 2018 Smallville eBook

Smallville has been running for just over 18 months now, and in that time our extraordinary Contributors have published close to 2000 articles, videos and MP3 recordings, making Smallville one Read More

Are You Curious About Curiosity?

A few years back I had the great pleasure of being a part of Richard Branson’s team to present at a big conference in Melbourne. I was so excited at Read More

All Business Relationships End, so End Them on Your Terms

I recently resigned from a contract that I’ve had for the past six years. From a financial point of view it was fairly lucrative and I enjoyed the work, the Read More

Could Committing to Improving Your Handwriting Pay Off?

Like pretty much everyone else in the modern world, I struggle to stay focused, to stay present and to detach from technology. To address these issues I decided that I Read More

How to Hit BIG Goals, Even When You’re Busy

I’m pretty certain that anyone reading this article is very familiar with the concept of overwhelm. It seems that every year that goes by we have more to do, with Read More

What are the Warning Signs That You’re About to Lose a Client?

All business relationships come to an end at some stage, that’s just the way of the world. We might work with someone for years, but at some stage, they might Read More

The 7 Most Common Community Building Mistakes

Marketing has certainly got a lot more complicated in the last few years. So many platforms, so many ways to connect and communicate. At the crux of it all though, Read More

The 9 Biggest Media Interview Mistakes

If you get the opportunity to do a media interview, it’s really worth taking advantage of it. It might be something as simple as being invited to appear on a Read More

The 7 Simplest and Smartest Ways to Create a Winning Business

Now I know that this is a big thing to say, but I really believe it. Our world is incredibly fast-paced, complicated, tech-focused and hugely competitive. This tends to make Read More

Complacency is the Real Enemy for Every Business

One of the greatest risks any business faces is complacency. It’s such an easy trap to fall into, especially when business is not overly challenging. But the reality is that Read More

3 Ways to Connect More Meaningfully With Others

While we seem to be doing a whole lot of communicating, we seem to be struggling with connecting. I have no doubt that this is impacting our lives and our Read More