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The Sales Pitch That Cost Me $10,000 in Less Time Than it Takes to Boil an Egg

A while back a sales rep came to tell me about a new range of printers. I wasn’t expecting to be overly excited by his pitch, but I did need Read More

Check Out the Latest Episode of the Business Over Breakfast Podcast – A Professional’s Guide to the Perfect PR

“All publicity is good publicity”? Not anymore. Publicity is important for businesses both big and small, but it has to be good to be effective, and while it’s easy to Read More


THIS IS A LONG READ – and it’s simply my opinion on how we as men need to act out of respect to the women in our life. It’s my Read More

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Is Lousy Communication Costing You Customers?

One of the biggest and most common problems in business is lousy communication. Specifically, businesses that have become terrible at communicating with their clients, an issue that can over time Read More

Do You Really Know Why Your Customers Buy From You?

It’s an interesting question… There are a number of reasons why your customers might buy from you. The reality is it is important to know why they buy from you because often Read More

Are Your Customers Terrified of You?

I remember working with a supplier for a little while who terrified me. If I tried to give them some feedback or constructive criticism about their service or their products Read More

Stop What You Are Doing and Do Something Meaningful

In among the madness that sees every minute of every day filled with some kind of activity, it’s really easy to let some of the more meaningful things in life Read More

7 Sage Strategies to Challenge Your Thinking From Seth Godin

Seth Godin has been a man I’ve looked up to and respected for his big brain thinking and sense of fearlessness in the way he does business for many years. Read More

Put Down the Self Help Books and Start Living

We live in an over-analytical world where there is a mass of information and opinion on every subject imaginable. It is very easy to get confused in amongst this information Read More

Check Out the Latest Episode of the Business Over Breakfast Podcast – 20 Tips to Get Serious with Networking

We all know the familiar anxiety and awkwardness of attending networking events, but in this episode of Business over Breakfast, Bree and Andrew give you 20 top tips on how Read More

Are you Losing the War on ‘Getting Stuff Done’ on a Daily Basis?

Time, we all struggle to find enough and most of us feel under the pump from first thing in the morning until we finally manage to fall into bed. It Read More

If you’re not growing you’re dying: a lesson for life and business

The concept of continued growth means different things to different people. For me it’s not about your business constantly getting bigger, in fact, it’s often the exact opposite. Growth for Read More

11 Ways to Make Business Travel a Whole Lot Easier

Anyone who travels for business a lot knows that it can be gruelling. In many ways, it’s getting tougher, so we need to do what we can to make things Read More

Our Customers Are Sick of Being Disappointed When They Buy

“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of a low price is forgotten”. This is such a wonderful quote from Benjamin Franklin, clearly a man who understood Read More

A Simple But Smart Way to Build Meaningful Relationships with Your Customers

I had a lawyer for many years who taught me a lot about engaging with clients. Every month or so I would receive a letter with an article that was Read More

Check Out the Latest Episode of the Business Over Breakfast Podcast -Banish Limiting Beliefs to Break through to Your next Level of Success

We all have limiting beliefs that may be holding us back in our business, but in this episode of Business over Breakfast, Bree and Andrew will give you a few Read More

Be Very Grateful That You Have Competitors

I have had a reasonable amount of experience working for companies that are monopolies. This basically means that they don’t have any competitors. To most of us, that sounds like Read More

5 Strategies to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed Every Day

One of the biggest problems facing business owners is overwhelm. Specifically, this means having too many things to do in too short an amount of time, leading to a sense Read More