If you want a great business you need a great network – here are 7 strategies to help build that great network

If you truly want to be successful and enjoy all the rewards that success brings, you need to have a great network of people around you. The problem is that Read More

Motivating your team…

Your business has been damaged or destroyed by a natural disaster, what now?

I initially wrote this article following the big floods in Rockhampton and Brisbane in 2010/11 (on the back of Cyclone Yasi). Tens of thousands of businesses were either seriously disrupted Read More

The Key Person of Influence Programme…

Here is a short video featuring Darren Finkelstein – one of our graduates from the Key Person of Influence programme. I teach the publishing element of this 30 week course Read More

Predicting the future….

Tips for delivering an elevator pitch

We’ve all heard about the need to be able to deliver an elevator pitch (as in tell someone we meet in the elevator why they should buy from us in Read More

Transform your business one week and one idea at a time…

There is no shortage of information or advice telling small business owners all the things they need to do to make their business successful. And this is fantastic. The problem Read More



Business tactics to steal…

Me and my author peeps….

A very proud moment for me – this photo was taken at the recent KPI Brand Accelerator Day in Melbourne (18th of January).  The lovely folk appearing in this photograph Read More

Self help book anyone?

Wise words for anyone who is a freelancer…

In this presentation Illya Vjetica shares 10 lessons learnt as a freelancer. I agree with each and every one of them, wise words indeed. 10 Wise Lessons I’ve learnt from Read More

Authors love this…….

I recently visited Tasmania for a really good break (I love the Bay of Fires). I have been to Tassie many times and this time I visited Bruny Island. I Read More

10 Crucial Consumer Trends for 2013

As always the folks at Trendwatching.com have come up with some very interesting consumer trends that they are predicting for 2013. From my experience and observation, these guys get it Read More

How are your 2013 New Years Social Media Resolutions coming along?

Social Media Resolutions 2013 – @empoweredpres from Empowered Presentations, Presentation Design Firm – Honolulu, HI