Ask people to send you business and they will

Often one of the greatest sources of new business comes from referrals. Successful businesses tend to get more than their fair share of referrals because they have more happy customers. Read More

We know there is a storm coming, it’s what you do that makes the difference.

Unless you were fortunate enough to be living on a deserted island for the past few months, it has been impossible to ignore the growing tension and concern over the Read More

If your budget is small you need to burn the leather

    I often encounter business owners who have the perception that building a successful business requires a lot of money. From my own experiences and observations this is not Read More

A few wise words from Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engineers of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with Read More

Child Protection Week comes to an end

  A huge week of events and activities to promote Child Protection Week 2008 came to a close on Friday night in Brisbane. Andrew Griffiths was the keynote presenter at Read More

Angus and Robertson Franchise Conference

Many thanks to the Angus and Robertson Management team and the delightful group of franchise owners who attended the National Conference at Tangalooma Resort last week. I had a ball Read More

The grass is always greener or is it?

I get to meet many business owners who seem to have lost the passion for their business. They have the perception that every other business is better than theirs – Read More

New AG website and blog

Today I officially launch my new website and blog. It has been quite a task to get there, and like most IT projects now that it is finished I am Read More

ACT for Kids Supporters Lunch

The annual ACT for Kids (formerly the Abused Child Trust) supporters lunch is being held at the Sofitel Hotel in Brisbane this Friday, September 5. The event has attracted in Read More

Tropical Writers Festival a big success

Well the inaugural Tropical Writers Festival went off without a hitch on the weekend. Hundreds of people attended from throughout North Queensland to sit in on the various panels, workshops Read More