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MY FIRST 4 DAY AUTHOR ACADEMY IN VICTORIA – COMING UP NOVEMBER 29TH.

If you’ve always wanted to write that book, my 4 day Author Academy retreat could be just the programme you need to make your dream a reality – and for Read More

JUST FINISHED MY PERTH TOUR FOR COMMUNITY NEWS

I’ve just finished a week long stint in Perth presenting to a pile of small business owners as part of the launch of the Community Connect programme, an initiative of Read More

WE ARE PODCAST SHOW – OUR FIRST 50 EPISODES

And here is the iTunes link to the first 50 episodes of the Business Over Breakfast Show. I remember hearing at “We Are Podcast” that it takes 50 episodes of Read More

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DOES YOUR CUSTOMER SERVICE STOP WHEN YOU GET BUSY?

It’s hard to keep up the same level of service when we get too busy, but inconsistent service is a surefire way to lose customers. I explore this concept in Read More

5 Strategies to Manage Fear in Your Business

If we are honest with ourselves, fear is the constant companion of many small business owners, particularly for soloists. It’s natural when you think about it. We are responsible for Read More

Do you Commit Time to Keep Your Motivational Cogs Turning?

If you’re anything like me you spend a considerable amount of your time getting organized every day. Let’s be honest, we really need to take the time to do this Read More

The One Productivity Hack That Keeps Me On Track

Recently I wrote an article on INC about the importance of routines and rituals and the role they play in building a successful business (or for that matter being successful Read More

Are you Really Prepared for Every Opportunity?

The other morning I was buying a coffee from my favourite cafe, and having an early morning chat to the owner. He was telling me how a very famous celebrity Read More

5 Rituals That We All Need to Master

When it comes to doing business, it feels like we always have more things to squeeze into the average day. The demands on us as business owners continue to grow, Read More

Imagine if Every Customer of Yours UBER Rated You?

For those of us who are regular UBER users, we are very familiar with the end of the journey rating. That moment where we have to decide how many stars Read More

The 3 Biggest Mistakes We Make When We Increase Prices

If you want to run a successful business you have to be prepared to put your prices up regularly. Unfortunately not every business owner is good at this, in fact Read More

Are You Looking to Make Money From Speaking Gigs?

Are you looking to make money from speaking gigs? I was a guest on The Business Playroom a little while back talking about making money as a speaker. For those Read More

A Simple Hack to Stop Out-of-Control Spending

A little trick I learned many years ago, and one that really helps me to make business decisions, is to look at every business expense as an annual amount. For Read More

Is Your Inner Zen Being Challenged by Your Customers?

I’ve noticed an interesting trend arising in the world of business – business owners are becoming resentful of their customers. I hear all the time that customers aren’t loyal any Read More

Where Will Your Business Be in 100 Years?

Have you got a 100-year business plan? As questions go this is about as big as it gets and at first take it seems kind of irrelevant in the rapidly Read More

Are You Guilty of Repeating the Same Mistakes? Join the Soloist Guilt Club

Business owners have mastered the art of punishing ourselves over the things we’ve gotten wrong, the mistakes we’ve made and the “what could be”. I’ve done it for years and Read More

In Business if You’re Not Growing, You’re Dying

This is a bit of bugbear for me. I often see inadequately trained staff being blamed for poor performance simply because their boss is too cheap to pay for training. Read More

When Times Are Tough, Share the Load

Being in business means you will go through some challenging times, they simply go with the territory. The big problem is that most business owners tend to keep tough times Read More