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3 Ways to Motivate the Un-Motivated

Motivating another person is a challenge for every parent, manager, teacher, coach or leader. Where do you go when your considered request is met with apathy? Or worse? How do you motivate the un-motivated?

We're Funny About Money: 4 Tips from an Expert

We're Funny About Money: 4 Tips from an Expert

Today I'm talking money, which is an uncomfortable topic at the best of times but a really important one when it's your responsibility to generate it.  I'm going to start with a great and wondrous realisation that I made 14 years ago when my first $200 payment dropped into my bank account...

5 Books for the Entrepreneurs

5 Books for the Entrepreneurs

Next month marks 14 years since I became a business owner.  In April 2002 I decided that there were no forms of 'employment' that suited me or my goals.  I applied for an ABN (Australian Business Number), conjured up a business name (that I still love today) and I set out to make myself an income on my own terms. I had very little idea how I was going to do it but for the past 14 years I have figured it out, year by year, month by month and sometimes day by day.

Time To Hustle: Psychology's Tips For Getting It Done

Time To Hustle: Psychology's Tips For Getting It Done

Today is a big day. I'm putting my boss lady pants on, getting all entrepreneurial and joining the 7 Day Start Up Challenge which kicks off in just a few hours. 

I don't have a start up business, nor am I out to build an empire, but when I read about Dan Norris's challenge to launch a business or project in seven days I figured it was just the kick in the boss lady pants that I needed to make things happen right now.