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It’s well documented that one of the philosophies of highly successful people is and early start to their day. Successful people are members of what is known as the 5am club, rising and achieving more before most of us have even opened our eyes at around 7am. They get more done each and everyday, have time to work on their super important projects and feel in control of their day right from the start.

Imagine feeling in control of your day and having time for those important projects? Think it’s not possible to become a morning person? Think again. You can train yourself to be a “morning person” and here’s how.

Are you letting trivial matters interfere with your cashflow?

Cashflow is super important, the life or death of a business. The key to mastering cashflow is that a lot of little things can have a huge impact. Some seem trivial and often seem obvious but sometimes the obvious and trivial are overlooked. Lets focus on some key cashflow problems you may be facing in your business today.

Fear busted!!!

I learnt a lesson yesterday. Many had been telling me for a long time that I should do video, but as it scared me silly I kept putting it off. The day you see a video with just me talking into the camera published on this blog will be a big momentous day. Champagne all round! That’s how much it scares me.

9 ways to be more productive right now!

Being productive in business is one of the key drivers to being more profitable.

We would all like to be more efficient with our time, but often it’s little things that, when you put them together, can have a dramatic impact on your productivity.

Try these productivity hits:

Cloud-Based Business Q&A with Marc Lehmann and Alycia Edgar

Cloud-Based Business Q&A with Marc Lehmann and Alycia Edgar

If you run your business in the cloud – or want to know how to – this is an hour of business development you need to schedule in your diary.

You are invited to a live Google+ Hangout with Saasu CEO Marc Lehmann and Business in the Cloud ebook author Alycia Edgar.

If I started over….

I’ve been in business for a while – I’ve bought and sold a surf shop, started an accountancy business and launched a series of products and services that have assisted many business owners navigate the sometimes rocky world of business ownership. But if I started over what would I do differently?

Twitter, Podcasts and Relationships

I was fortunate enough to be interviewed by Suzi Dafnis and Cat Matson for the Australian Business Women’s Network Social Media Podcast. I chatted with them about how social media for me was about developing relationships with people, engaging with them. I also touched on how I repurpose my content to share online and the [...]

These business owners need not apply…

We have an ideal client profile and one of the chief characteristics of that profile is that the client is focused on making a profit. Yes, making a profit. It seems like a no-brainer right? But it’s not always so. You see, there are business owners who are focused on profit, and there are those [...]

Every Single Day

We get stomped on all the time and it takes a lot of courage and effort to get back up.

Something goes wrong in your business, with your family or with you.

How you react to the challenges in your life on a daily basis determines your life’s journey.

Victoria’s Secret, not so secret anymore!

Another delight from my trip to New York was the opportunity to visit Victoria’s Secret. Yes, the lingerie shop. Before this visit my impressions of Victoria’s Secret were that only glamorous models wore the brand. I was curious about what the store would look like and how accessible it really was to the average woman, ie, me.