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Free E-Book: Are You Ready to Make Your Business Boom in 2017?

A number of our pretty darn awesome Smallville Contributors got together recently and decided that they would love to share their best ideas and strategies for making 2017 a great Read More

Episode 9: Using Old-School Marketing to Get an Edge on Your Competition

In this new episode of the Business over Breakfast podcast, Bree and I are getting retro and talking old-school marketing techniques. So often in business we become fixated on online and Read More

Have you always wanted to write a book but didn’t know where to start?

Well I’ve been asked to do retreats like this for a long time – and I’ve finally planned the first one for January 2017 in Bali. My Author Academy retreat Read More

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Don’t Just Sell Stuff, Become a Valuable Resource to Your Customers

I have a very good friend who is a very successful sales representative for a television station. He earns great money and he gets the best clients. He has built Read More

The Most Low Tech Awesome Productivity Tool Ever

Recently a friend of mine gave me a wonderful gift with the intended purpose of helping me manage my time much better. It’s completely low tech, doesn’t have a USB Read More

Check out the latest edition of the Business Over Breakfast Podcast Show – IT’S ALL ABOUT DIVERSIFICATION.

In this episode Bree and I talk about “diversifying your business”. Why you should do it, when you should do it and how you should do it. CHECK IT OUT. Read More


Well you might know by now that I’ve got a 4 day Author Academy retreat coming up in Bali at the end of January. If you’re interested in finding out Read More

Check out the latest episode of the “Business Over Breakfast” PODCAST SHOW

This episode is all about “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the Online World” If you’re struggling with how to boost your online presence and generate more leads Read More

Are you wasting a pile of money in your business every day?

If you are sick and tired of checking your bank account only to find that it’s always empty, here are 7 ideas that might change that for you. To find Read More

How to add excitement to every working day

Let’s be honest, there are times in business when it’s all a bit of a grind; when every day feels like ground hog day. Add a crazy workload into the Read More

What is Your ‘One Thing’ You’re Going to Stop Doing Next Year?

With the New Year only weeks away, it’s generally the time of year where we start to reflect and plan what we want to achieve in the coming year. Personally Read More

One day Your Customers Won’t Want What you are Selling

On a recent study tour to Japan, I visited a range of leading manufacturing companies to better understand how they do what they do. In one particular business, which was Read More

It’s Time to Embrace a Little Spontaneity With Our Customers

Let’s be honest, there is a lot of bad customer service out there. But it doesn’t need to be bad and in fact, it can even be a little ad Read More

Want to know more about my Author Academy retreat in Bali in January 2017?

As you might know I’m doing an Author Academy retreat in Sanur Bali in January 2017 for new authors, and I’ve had a number of people who wanted a little Read More

Losing Money Because of This Simple Mistake Is Crazy

A little while back I referred a friend of mine to a web developer who I thought could help her with a new website. A few days later my friend Read More

Have you Forgotten How to Celebrate Your Successes?

I have had many periods in my life that could only be described as absolutely crazy. Working too hard, taking on too many responsibilities, worrying about too much stuff and Read More

Are you Strong Enough to Make the Tough Calls in Your Business?

To be successful in business you need to be strong, and rest assured your strength will be tested often. The ways you will be challenged as will vary over time, Read More

The 10 Biggest and Ugliest Mistakes People Make When Selling

Trying to narrow this list down to ten mistakes was a challenging task. However, based on my observations and experiences, these are the biggest and most common mistakes people make Read More