The Insecurity Project Podcast

Jaemin Frazer tracked me down and locked me in for a great conversation on his “THE INSECURITY PROJECT PODCAST”. I always enjoy being interviewed on what I consider the bigger Read More

10 Strategies Helping Me to Stay Semi-Sane as a Business Owner During COVID19. 

So, I’ve been at home since March 16, 2020. This is the longest I’ve been in the one place for well over 30 years as far as I can remember. Read More

If ever there was a video that summed up the need to keep fighting, this is probably it.

Talk about being in the wrong part of town at the wrong time. I love this video, even though it’s exhausting – I needed a panadol and a laydown after 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

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

What does your relationship with failure look like?

I read an article on the weekend about a ten-year-old boy saying he felt like a failure. This broke my heart. I’ve been that ten-year-old boy. I’ve come across so Read More

(VIDEO) The Key to Standing Out from the Crowd

The key to standing out from the crowd is to do the things that others won’t. In life and in business, the most successful individuals are the ones who go Read More

6 Ways to be Less of a Worrier

For most of my life I was a worrier. I would always worry about what could go wrong, over thinking everything and living in a constant state of stress. The Read More

Please stop telling me to slow down and start telling me to speed up!

This week in my Smallville article I make a request – please stop telling me to slow down and start telling me to speed up! READ MORE.

Do manners maketh the entrepreneur?

I certainly think they do. For me good manners are definitely good for business, and they provide a great opportunity to stand out from the pack, as generally, I find Read More

How to build highly engaged tribes – with special guest Rosemary Shapiro-Liu

I did a webinar earlier in the week with the lovely Rosemary Shapiro-Liu, author of “The Mentor Within”, about tribe building. Rosemary is very good at creating engaged communities and Read More

I was recently interviewed by Andrea Wien for her new podcast.

Here is an excerpt from Andrea’s introduction – “Andrew Griffiths is Australia’s number one small business and entrepreneurial author, but despite what many initially think, he didn’t have a cushy Read More

Success comes to those who are able to zig when everyone else is zagging….

Have you become a lazy communicator?

Whilst doing some research recently I was amazed at how lazy many people have become when it comes to communicating. When I started to think about it more, I realised Read More

Proud to see I just hit 100 articles on

And very proud to say that this week I wrote and published my one hundredth article on And now I’m looking forward to the next hundred. READ MORE HERE.