Archive For: Exhibiting

Who Has Time For That?

One of the lessons I learn’t early on in life was that I don’t have the time, energy or inclination to make all the mistakes I need to.

Mistakes are one of the biggest and best ways to learn how …

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It’s Too Damn Hot!

Did someone leave the oven on?

We are absolutely baking down here in Melbourne with forecasts of over 40o C (100o F) for the next few days.
Most places in Melbourne are not built for such weather so …

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Happy Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day

OK so I am a little early. My theory is that it is never too early to feel the love!

While some may describe the day as a celebration that florists, greeting card companies and chocolate companies …

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How is Your Attitude?

How Is Your Attitude?

Last week I was on radio talking about mentoring and some of the techniques to get better results. One of the questions that came up from a listener was “What are the best attributes to have

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What Is Your Customer’s Sweet Spot?

What Is Your Customers Sweet Spot?

I was in Melbourne recently to audition for the lead role in an animated film (that’s a different story) and I saw Mario the busker above. In fact, I originally thought someone was playing …

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What’s It For?

WHAT’S IT FOR?

Warwick and Sam

In my role as MC I get to meet a lot of really cool people, and not just the celebrities!

Last week Samuel Johnson was the final speaker at the plenary session. He is a man on …

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TEDx Presentation Tips

At the recent TEDxMelbourne event, I had a chat with the convenor and production manager about what it was that made a TED or TEDx presentation really stand out. We came up with a list of a few different things.

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It WILL NOT Work – My TEDx Story

TEDxMelbourne

I was fortunate enough to be the Master of Ceremonies for TEDxMelbourne yesterday.

It was a great day. The theme was City2.0  With unprecedented urbanisation, how do we prepare for the cities of the future.

Unlike the usual TEDx event, …

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Power Up Your Property

Power Up Your Property

As you may know, I am a big fan of property investment. Wifey and I have been fortunate enough to purchase several properties over the years and continue to grown our financial nest egg.

One of

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How’s Your Strategy?

How’s Your Strategy?

StrategyToday I am off to consult with an Exhibiting client to help them Get More from their next expo. The key focus for me will be their Strategy. Too often people approach exhibiting without a decent strategy.

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Fanfare for the Common Man

Fanfare for the Common Man

Fanfare for the Common Man - Robert Clinch
(Image: www.ArtGalleryOfBallarat.com.au)

During the course of the weekend, Wifey and I did a road trip to Ballarat. A cruisy two hour drive. Serendipitously we ended up at the art gallery and were delighted by an …

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Do You Communicate Both Ways?

Do You Communicate Both Ways?

Are You Listening

With my Executive Mentoring clients, there is a common complaint that their teams don’t listen to them and they can’t understand why.

My experience has shown that your team are more likely to listen to …

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Do People Listen To You?

Do People Listen To You?

Be Heard

Too often when you want to be heard, people are in their own heads, on their phone, or simply hearing without listening to you. Communication is so important in this day an age but sometimes …

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Who Is Your Signage For?

Who Is Your Signage For?

A client asked me to have a look at their banner designs for an upcoming trade show. They were nice looking designs but they were nothing special. Too often we forget that our banners and

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