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Surviving Holiday Shopping

Today’s post is Something Different.  A friend of mine Jill Chivers runs a program and award winning website called Shop Your Wardrobe.  Jill has been on her own year-long challenge, a year without clothes shopping, which finishes on Wednesday, …

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Have You Got Your Fat Bob?


Have You Got Your Fat Bob?

Before you get too excited, let me tell you that a Fat Bob is a type of Harley Davidson Motorcycle.  This is what one looks like:


Maybe your desire is not for a Fat

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Are You Ready?

Are you ready for 2011?  It is only a month away.  
The reality is that you don’t have to do much to get ready for it.  If you just wait, it will sneak up on you.

BUT

If you want

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Want to Get More Sales?


Last week I was interviewed by Annemarie Cross on her Career Success Radio program.  We talked about many things for just under an hour.  In particular, we were talking about sales and how to increase them.

I thought that it

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How are the Trains?

I received an email from a friend of mine regarding one of the key policies of the impending state election here in Victoria.  It is worth reading in its entirety.  I hope you enjoy the clip also!

Hello good citizens

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Have You Told Anyone?

I caught up with a friend last night and he told me a strange story.

My friend (let’s call him Simon, because that is his name) works for a multi-national with an Asia Pacific Regional Office in Singapore.  His direct

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Have You Got The Right Gear?

I spent 6 hours yesterday with a Dingo.  I don’t mean the protected native dog of Australia, I mean one of these.

Dingo


You see, wifey and I are a typical couple in the suburbs.  Some weekends we like to dig

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What about Me?

Something funny happened on the weekend.

As usual, Wifey and I use shampoo.  Recently we bought some new shampoo and started using it. A couple of days later, Wifey asked, “What do you think of the new shampoo?”

Personally, I

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Are You Harry?

Harry

As a self confessed geek, I am looking forward to the final two Harry Potter films. I have read the books so I know what is going to happen and I am still looking forward to them! The people

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Who Are You Talking To?

I have just finished three days on the floor of an expo for a client.  I continue to be amazed at behaviour of exhibitors. 
Let me back track.  It’s easy to be an ORDINARY exhibitor.  All you need is cash

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How Sticky Are You?


I don’t mean that in the brown and wooden stick kind of way, I mean do you stick to it?  Do you commit to a strategy and give it every chance to succeed? Or at the first (or maybe second)

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Do You Feel Special?


More importantly than do you feel special, do you make your customers, your prospects or your team feel special?
The research has shown what many of us knew instinctively. Customer loyalty and purchase decisions are more based on how your …

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What Were You Thinking?



A strange thing happened to me on Thursday.  
Mum was down from Queensland visiting and she was spending the last couple of days with me.  As well as going for a spin in Candy (The V8 Mustang that is wifey’s …

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