Better Business

How Professional Do Your Emails Make You Look?

One of the problems with modern communication is that it is very fast. We act and react quickly to messages that we receive and while this is very convenient, sometimes Read More

The Biggest Challenge we all Face is Staying Relevant to Our Market

When the world changes as rapidly as it does today, one of the greatest challenges we all face in business is staying relevant to our target market. The main reason Read More

How Well do You Handle Business Breakups?

We all know the feeling of disappointment that comes when a lucrative contract comes to an end or a great client tells us that they won’t be using us in Read More

What Percentage Are You Living Your Life At?

A dear friend of mine recently said something that made me stop and think. She said “Andrew the thing I admire about you the most is that everything you do, Read More

Treat Everyone Like a Decision Maker – not Just the Boss

Although he had been rude to my receptionist on the phone when trying to make an appointment and had refused to expand on what he was selling, I agreed to Read More

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

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

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

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