Mindset

Can You Become Too Old To Be An Entrepreneur?

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?

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

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...
What Is The REAL Reason People Do NOT Succeed Online?

What Is The REAL Reason People Do NOT Succeed Online?

I was reading an article by David Risley, where he was taking a hard-line look at what he believes are some fundamental flaws regarding the make money online niche. The main question at the heart of David’s article was why people do not actually...
How I Overcame My Fear Of Public Speaking

How I Overcame My Fear Of Public Speaking

I was recently a guest speaker at a live event on the Gold Coast in Australia. I spoke in front of 200 people for about an hour. I used 27 slides in my presentation, which were almost all just one picture each slide that I put together the night before I was...

How To Be The Best At Everything You Do

“Be The Best – At Everything You Do” Every single time I’ve said this to someone, they come back with an argument: “But how can I be the best in the world at everything? Or even anything?” I then explain and clarify:...

3 Exercises To Improve Your Creative Thinking Skills

Hi there, this week’s article is going to be very brief. Instead of lots of words, I’m going to give you three creativity exercises, so you can do some brain training and test yourself on your creative thinking skills. Creativity Exercise 1...

Why Some People Succeed Against All Odds

“Every dream will be challenged!” These powerful words from a mentor of mine have been burned in fire into my memory. Rarely, a dream or goal comes true easily and effortlessly, without delays, problems or hurdles. It is far more common, however,...

My Top 10 List Of TED Talks On Creativity

Hello again. I’m off on a new tangent this week, it’s been inspired by Yaro’s last post. Actually, I’ve had this niggling feeling I needed to take his advice since receiving the email in my inbox several weeks ago with tips on writing great articles – I just...
Success – How Badly Do You Want It?

Success – How Badly Do You Want It?

“Know what you want – and get it” – Sushmita Sen, Miss.Universe, 1994 ‘Take what you want, and pay for it’ says God – Old Spanish proverb The Secret Of Success I’m going to tell you a little story. It’s...
What Drives You To Do What You Do?

What Drives You To Do What You Do?

Every morning, we wake up and get ready to do some things. Often those things revolve around our job, our business or our hobbies. Day after day, week after week, year after year, we do them. Why? What drives you to do what you do? Sometimes it is necessity....

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