Form a Family Board of Management to Professionalise Your Business Leadership Team

You need to form a Family Board of Management to professionalise your leadership team and drive for business success. Family business has no place in your business. A massive percentage of businesses across the globe are family run businesses. That means there is a huge number of business owners struggling to mix business life with…

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Want to be a business success? Don’t work so hard!

Successful entrepreneurs don’t work as hard as you do. So if you want to be a business success, don’t work so hard! This is what you should be doing. If you take the time to have a coffee with the most successful entrepreneur you know, I’m guessing 9 times out of 10 you’re going to…

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Advice For Small Business Entrepreneurs – Failure Is An Opportunity To Grow Your Business

Successful entrepreneurs use failure as an opportunity to grow their business. Rather than blame the world for problems, my advice is to take responsibility and drive for business success. Quick question for you. When things go wrong in your life, who or what do you mostly blame for the problem? When you get turned down…

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Have You Outgrown Your Business Partners? Is It Time To Ditch Them?

What do you do when business growth is driven more by your entrepreneurial skills than the initial equity invested by your business partners? Is it time to ditch your business partners? I’m working with a new client group at the moment. They run a multi venue restaurant and café business. Business has gone well for…

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Your Reputation Is About To Be Trashed. What Do You Do Now?

How would you react when your personal reputation is threatened by online scammers? This is what I did when it happened to me. Just before Christmas I received an email that made my blood run cold. In general terms it said: “You picked up a computer virus from a site you visited a while ago.”…

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Lessons on business success and personal well-being from a retiring business leader

When a business leader speaks on business success and personal well-being we need to listen up and learn. The CEO of one of the most successful conglomerates in Australia retired at the end of October 2017. He made some comments in his retirement speech about the lessons he learned over 30 years on business success…

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Warning – Dump Your New Year Business Resolutions Now

New Year resolutions are a waste of time for business owners. Things change too quickly and you need to react strategically. See my thoughts here. I am absolutely sick and tired of getting all those stupid New Years Business Resolution emails that turn up this time every year from wanna-be business and self-help gurus. What…

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Business Lessons From Thor Ragnarok

Before we start I just need to tell you there are some Thor spoilers in this post. If you haven’t seen the film yet, and you just must, maybe you need to click away from here right now….but come back later! Anyway, just got back from watching Thor Ragnarok with my 13 year old, Marvel…

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