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Resolve Issues Quickly Before They Get Out of Hand

At a difficult time in my marriage, my wife and I had fights that would last for days. Both of us would dish out the silent treatment, long after we Read More

Check Out the Latest Episode of the Business Over Breakfast Podcast – Overcoming the Obstacles That Block Good Decision-Making for Your Business

In business, you have to make a lot of decisions – Will I employ this person? Will I stop working with this partner? Should I introduce this new product? Is Read More

Fuelling Ambition Conference 2018

So, one of my speaking gigs in London in May will be to present on the “Power of Storytelling” at the Fuelling Ambition Conference. Such a wonderful honour (and very Read More

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Your Brand is More Important than Anything Else

Never before has our reputation been so vitally important and so vulnerable at the same time. I’ve spent so many years (and a lot of time and money) building my Read More

We Need to Remove as Many Obstacles as we can

I talk about coffee shops a lot. There are two reasons: the first is that I spend a lot of time scribbling notes in coffee shops, and the second is Read More

What Impact is Your Behavior Having on Your Business?

I was walking down the street the other day and as I crossed a driveway a car came speeding out, the driver didn’t slow down at all, missing me by Read More

10 Lessons Learned From 35 Years as an Entrepreneur

I was recently being interviewed by an online media platform regarding what I’d learned in 35 years as an entrepreneur.  It made me really stop and reflect on that question Read More

Are You Checking Your Email at 2am?

When was the last time you took a break from your business? Now I mean a real break, not just an hour here or an hour there? The kind of Read More

Check Out the Latest Episode of the Business Over Breakfast Podcast – Encouraging Kidpreneurs – The Next Generation of Business Owners

We’ve all been asked the question, ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ As a business owner, you can do your part to encourage kids to be Read More

What I’ve Learned From Writing 300 Articles for Inc.

On Thursday I had the pleasure of writing my 300th article for Inc.com out of New York (one of the most highly visited and hugely respected entrepreneurial platforms on the Read More

How Can You Make Yourself More Valuable to Your Clients?

Are you spending a lot of time waiting for stalled projects to re-start so you can finish them and finally get clients to pay you?  Don’t worry you’re not alone. Read More

Business Rituals: The Real Battle Is Managing Ourselves

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, our Read More

Plan for the Divorce not the Honeymoon

To me this is such an important consideration when it comes to doing business. And for the record, I’m by no means a pessimist, I’m just a realist who has Read More

Beware of the New Wave of so Called “Experts”

Clearly, we are living in the “Age of the Expert”, where there are lots of people claiming to be the leaders at something or other. They tell a good story Read More

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

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