Mindset

Blind Faith Does Not Apply To Business

Blind Faith Does Not Apply To Business

One of the challenges of trying to do something you have never done before is dealing with a lack of results. While I am not religious, this is the one area of life where I think faith becomes critically important. If you don’t believe you can achieve...

What Motivates You Enough To Work On A Friday Night…

What Motivates You Enough To Work On A Friday Night… You know the power of a deadline right? On Friday night I was in my short term rental apartment in South Yarra Melbourne.  It's a cosy modern little apartment, a little bit dark and small, but...

Can You Become Too Old To Be An Entrepreneur?

Last night I attended the Silicon Beach Brisbane event. This is the fourth such event I have attended. They are definitely a highlight on the Brisbane tech scene, attracting 100 to 200 entrepreneurs and people involved with or interested in launching a...

When Is Saying No The Right Thing To Do?

Recently Glen Allsopp wrote a follow-up blog post to his announcement that he was writing a “For Dummies” book. His new announcement? He was NOT writing the book anymore. You can read all the reasons why Glen said no to a book deal in his blog...

When It Is Okay To Not Get Things Done

It’s raining, just after lunch time. I’m sitting in a cafe called Blackstar in West End, Brisbane Australia typing this on my macbook pro laptop. I don’t drink coffee, but I love the smell and don’t mind an iced coffee now and then....

How Much Can You Achieve By Yourself?

In recent months I’ve interviewed quite a few successful self-starter internet marketers. People like Farnoosh Brock, Brian Moran, Chris Guillebeau, and Adam Baker, all tell stories from the first few years of their online business where they were...