It Took 70 Years For This Email To Arrive

My dad was never much of an innovator. He was great at fixing things and turning sows’ ears into silk purses but you wouldn’t consider him somebody who really kept up with or stayed ahead of trends. Whether with technology, music, health or within his field of work in the … Read More

Springtime Allergies Or Winter Blues?

Watery eyes? Dry Throat? Short of breath?  No, I’m not talking spring time allergies. What I’m talking about are those horrible feelings you get when you look at your financial performance or sales figures – if you even look at them, after the winter break. Here in the southern hemisphere, … Read More

Personality branding – The third brand your business needs

This blog has been re-posted with permission from Daniel Priestley and the team at www.keypersonofinfluence.com.au Personality branding – The third brand your business needs. There are three layers of branding your business needs to consider: Product – The brands we associate to a product or service we can buy e.g.: … Read More

What A Stupid Dog Taught Me About Regret

[I hadn’t originally planned to publish this post. I actually wrote it partly to capture my memories of these events and partly to help me make sense of my thoughts and emotions. While this is not strictly ‘business’ related I do believe we would all enjoy greater success, fulfilment and quality of … Read More

What If I Was Your Next Customer?

I don’t know about you, but it seems that a lot of businesses are struggling to attract new customers.  I hear many business owners talk about how customers are price focused, that competitors are driving prices down and that customers aren’t loyal to shops or brands or businesses anymore. The … Read More