“Stop trying to hit the bloody ball!”

“Stop trying to hit the bloody ball” That was the advice my golf coach gave me this week. I was so focused on trying to hit the little white sphere, that all of my attention was going into *trying* to hit it. Which meant that I wasn’t focusing on extending my arms...

7 ways to get more done in less time…

Every time I do a Q&A, or a talk, I get asked some variation of the “how do you get so much done” question. It’s happened so many times now, that I thought I’d write a post to tell you exactly I get so much done – and I can then save even more time, by pointing people...

Have you tried saying NO?

Have you tried saying NO? We’re business owners. Entrepreneurs. Problem solvers. Often our default answer is yes, even if we don’t know what the question is (hat tip to the excellent book by Neville Wright.. if you haven’t read it yet, do yourself a favour and grab a...

“Shut up heart, I’m in charge here!”

We look at hundreds of potential business investments every year. And we say “no” to 99% of them. Every now and then, we find a deal that we WANT to do. It excites us. It energises us. We can visualise very easily what the business could look like in two or three...

Hula-hooping for self confidence…

Everything you desire lies one step outside of your comfort zone. I wrote in Big Ideas… for Small Businesses (https://amzn.to/2QwdQxa, page 146) about my previous battles with low self-confidence, and how one of my mentors helped me overcome this fear with a simple...