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How to Address Staff That Are Dragging the Chain

Finding the right staff is notoriously difficult. And it’s tough when they start dropping the ball and clients begin to ask questions. So how do you get around it? I had the pleasure of speaking to Jocko Willink on the podcast recently. Jocko Willink is a world-renowned author, podcaster, motivator and consultant, after years servicing the US Navy […]

If Your Meetings Aren’t Like This, They Probably Suck

No one cares how “busy” or “flat out” we are. And we shouldn’t really care, either. Because what we need to focus on, is how much we achieve in shorter periods of time. As Microsoft publish the results of their 4 day work week trial (whereby productivity increased by 40%), entrepreneurs are tirelessly looking for ways […]

Facebook CEO: This Is How To Hire The Best Staff

Hiring committed and talented staff is one of the biggest challenges for an entrepreneur. And someone who knows something about finding them is former Facebook CEO for Australia and New Zealand, Stephen Scheeler. I had the pleasure of speaking to Stephen on my podcast recently, where he spoke to how it’s your job to create […]

Facebook CEO: People And Culture Matter More Than Ever Before

It’s rather ironic and unusual; in a world that’s being disrupted by technology, it’s people and culture that are most important. That’s what Stephen Scheeler told me on my podcast recently, and I couldn’t agree more. Stephen is the former CEO of Facebook for Australia and New Zealand, and had many tips for startup founders […]

Grow Your Product WITH Your Customers for Optimal Success

“Build it and they will come!” some say with supreme confidence. Whilst everyone needs to start with an MVP, the changes you make to that must be decisions driven by your customers. I had the pleasure of speaking to one of the most successful tech startup founders of the modern era on my podcast recently. I’m […]

Wistia CEO: This is Where Startups Fail With Their Marketing

There’s no doubt people hearing about your startup is one of the biggest challenges you’ll face. Marketing makes all the difference; so how do you get it right? I had the pleasure of speaking to one of the most successful content marketers of the modern era on my podcast recently. I’m talking about Chris Savage, […]

Brand Affinity: The Type of Content You Now Must Produce

Content that engages current and potential customers is critical for most startups. And like everything it has evolved; now you have to evolve with it. I had the pleasure of speaking to one of the most successful content marketers of the modern era on my podcast recently. I’m talking about Chris Savage, the CEO of […]

Where Companies Get Giveaways Wrong and How To Do it Right

I see this far too often. A company giving something away that has nothing to do with the problem their trying to solve, or the mission they’re on. I had the pleasure of speaking to Luke Buesnel on my podcast recently. Luke is the owner and content director of Story League; working to rescue brands from […]

Why Your Corporate Content is Driving Customers Away

It looks great. It sounds lovely off the tongue. But does it really connect with people? More brands are steering away from corporate content in an effort to bolster engagement with their customers. And it works! I recently had the pleasure of speaking to Luke Buesnel on my podcast. Luke is the owner and content […]

Read This Before Deciding on a Co-Founder

It’s one of the most important questions an entrepreneur faces: “Should I have a co-founder, or fly solo?” I had the pleasure of welcoming back Ian Whitworth on my podcast again recently. Ian and I spoke about the benefits of a co-founder, and he outlined why he thinks having one makes for a better business […]

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