Time to Refresh Your Business Plan?

Here in Australia today, July 1, marks the beginning of the new financial (fiscal) year. I’m thinking this is a good time to have a look at my business plan and check to see whether it still makes sense or needs a refresh or even a complete re-think. But we...

How to Name Your Podcast

Thinking about starting a podcast? One thing I discovered, in working through the process of planning a new podcast, is that it is good to spend some time coming up with a suitable name for the show. What I’ve found in a current exercise of this kind is that to...

Amplify Your LinkedIn Presence with a Company Page

I never cease to be amazed by the fact that many companies, small and large, are missing out on the opportunity to promote their company or brand via the LinkedIn Company Page feature. One of the many recent changes in features and functionality on the LinkedIn...
How to Close Deals Without Trickery

How to Close Deals Without Trickery

One of the toughest challenges for so many professionals setting up their own business is surely the need to become effective in selling. I’m no exception. I don’t like being “sold to” and I did not like the idea of being seen as a salesman....