TBS091 Could You Be In An Abusive Relationship?

It can be terrible to be stuck in an abusive relationship. Even mental, emotional abuse can be debilitating and paralysing. But what if there’s only one person in that relationship and the abuser and the victim are both yourself?

It’s a sad reality that many of us are in the habit of ‘kicking our own a*#e’ when we mess up. From something as simple as dropping our keys or breaking a glass to more significant events like losing money or making a poor choice about an employee or a customer. It’s an all to common practice to beat ourselves up, berating ourselves for our ‘failure’ or poor performance.

So what?

Well, if you spoke to a spouse, partner, employee or friend the way you speak to yourself, would they tolerate it? Would you expect them to?

Listen in as Waz and Michaela talk you through recognising the signs and some tips on how to break the cycle… and start being kinder to yourself and the others around you.

Narrow Niches Mean Nice Numbers

You’ve heard the saying right? ‘By being all things to all people you’re in danger of being nothing to nobody’? What’s this really all about though and what’s it got to do with being narrow minded? Let’s consider two rivers – The Colorado River in the United States and The … Read More

Want More Customers? Take Off Your Shoes.

Want more customers? Try taking off your shoes… Have you noticed how it’s often the simple things in life that make such a big difference? My wife and I had a less than pleasant experience recently with a business and their tradespeople who came to fix our fridge. There were some … 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 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

Failing Your Way To Success

Have you ever failed at anything? Of course you have. We all have. It started around the time we were learning to walk. It goes something like this – Stand up. Fall down. Stand up. Fall Down. Repeat as necessary until walking is achieved… As kids we seem hard wired … Read More

Why Reading Books Could Be Bad For Your Business

It’s a commonly taught principle that  ‘the more you learn, the more you earn’. It’s true isn’t it? The more you know about sales, budgeting, negotiations, marketing and so on the more money you can make in business right? Well, maybe. At your fingertips, you currently have access to over … Read More

Dreams Don’t Work Unless You Do

Well it’s the beginning of another year, a chance to start afresh, a chance to ponder on what your dreams are and yearn more so than usual for success and achievement. At the start of each year our Facebook feeds and barbeque conversations are riddled with New Year’s Resolutions, positivity … Read More