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Join my 2019 Master Class kicking off in May 2019.

In the last 10 years in particular, I’ve started to do a great deal of coaching and teaching. Many of you may have come to one of my workshops, retreats Read More

The Power of the 100 Day Plan

This month on Flying Solo I write about the many benefits of having a 100 day plan. In an era when we are all struggling to get stuff done, this Read More

Taking the plunge: Why I’m relocating to Melbourne after 30 years in Cairns

That’s it. After 30 years of living in Cairns, I’ve packed up my house, with decades of memories, security blankets and junk and made the move to Melbourne. At 52 Read More

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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

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

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

If you Aren’t Excited About Your Content No One Else Will be

One of the most important marketing tools for any business is the creation of high-quality content. We know this and both big business and small business alike are pulling out Read More

Check Out the Free 2018 Smallville eBook

Smallville has been running for just over 18 months now, and in that time our extraordinary Contributors have published close to 2000 articles, videos and MP3 recordings, making Smallville one Read More