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The Power of Business Mentoring: How a Mentor Can Transform Your Business Growth Journey

The Power of Business Mentoring: How a Mentor Can Transform Your Business Growth Journey

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It’s hectic, We are all over the place

It’s hectic, We are all over the place

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Which is it to be this week… Survive, Wait or Lead

Which is it to be this week… Survive, Wait or Lead

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Trust The Process: The Real Way to Crush your Targets

Trust The Process: The Real Way to Crush your Targets

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3 Quality Ideas To Align Your Team For An Attack On The Upcoming 2023 Year

3 Quality Ideas To Align Your Team For An Attack On The Upcoming 2023 Year

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Innovation is thinking differently and creating new pathways

Innovation is thinking differently and creating new pathways

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Aligned teams move in the same direction and care about each other

Aligned teams move in the same direction and care about each other

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Maintaining control of your growth allows you to create the feeling you want

Maintaining control of your growth allows you to create the feeling you want

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Why Do I Need A Clear Strategy

Why Do I Need A Clear Strategy

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Understanding your value and how your leadership influences others starts with you

Understanding your value and how your leadership influences others starts with you

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This Too shall Pass… your Resilience will get you through

This Too shall Pass… your Resilience will get you through

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How are you attracting your pot of gold…

How are you attracting your pot of gold…

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Valentine’s Day ties Business and Emotion up with a bow

Valentine’s Day ties Business and Emotion up with a bow

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The growth potential of a one person wolfpack is limited

The growth potential of a one person wolfpack is limited

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With a new year comes a perfect opportunity to create the space you want

With a new year comes a perfect opportunity to create the space you want

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2021 has been an interesting year for businesses… so what have you learned?

2021 has been an interesting year for businesses… so what have you learned?

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Take control of your business in December to get the results you want

Take control of your business in December to get the results you want

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What You Give Is As Valuable As What You Get

What You Give Is As Valuable As What You Get

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Bringing you and your skill sets to the table gravitates others towards you

Bringing you and your skill sets to the table gravitates others towards you

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Close your eyes and re-engage Why you do & what you do

Close your eyes and re-engage Why you do & what you do

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When those in your circles need you most? Are you the one who steps up to lead?

When those in your circles need you most? Are you the one who steps up to lead?

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Expecting the best from your team, shows them what’s expected

Expecting the best from your team, shows them what’s expected

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How can you make the growth opportunities work for you?

How can you make the growth opportunities work for you?

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What’s Driving you past this to create success

What’s Driving you past this to create success

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It’s simple… your decisions determine your results

It’s simple… your decisions determine your results

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Knowing what matters brings clarity and a renewed inspiration

Knowing what matters brings clarity and a renewed inspiration

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To receive value, first you must Value Yourself

To receive value, first you must Value Yourself

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Seeing what’s possible starts with you… so look inside to find your Power

Seeing what’s possible starts with you… so look inside to find your Power

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Take your hands off the wheel to manage your business growth

Take your hands off the wheel to manage your business growth

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Taking action, even small steps, helps to create momentum and achieve big things

Taking action, even small steps, helps to create momentum and achieve big things

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Changing your mindset can change the direction of your business

Changing your mindset can change the direction of your business

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Australian Olympians use the phrase “Trust the Process”…

Australian Olympians use the phrase “Trust the Process”…

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Creating Alignment drives opportunities to smash your outcomes in business

Creating Alignment drives opportunities to smash your outcomes in business

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Getting clear on what growth means for you, shapes the way you move forward

Getting clear on what growth means for you, shapes the way you move forward

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The way forward is there… now for you to see it and make it happen

The way forward is there… now for you to see it and make it happen

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Every story has a Hero… make that you on your journey

Every story has a Hero… make that you on your journey

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It takes a Village to raise a child… your business is exactly the same

It takes a Village to raise a child… your business is exactly the same

In the race to finish the financial year off strongly and make the full year numbers shine, it's become obvious...
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Connecting deeply with your stakeholders is exactly what they want… so give it to them

Connecting deeply with your stakeholders is exactly what they want… so give it to them

More than ever, we as humans are craving face to face connection. The move towards more online interaction is definitely...
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The phrase “It’s not what you know it’s who you know” is so true. Connect with quality people to create even greater success

The phrase “It’s not what you know it’s who you know” is so true. Connect with quality people to create even greater success

Starting and growing a business has taught us a lot of valuable lessons that shape the way we operate today....
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Often it comes down to simply putting on your big boy pants and getting on with things

Often it comes down to simply putting on your big boy pants and getting on with things

The feeling of busyness is infecting the way we live our lives. It's creating way more options of things we...
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Your energy is like Fertiliser for plants… it’s fodder for growth

Your energy is like Fertiliser for plants… it’s fodder for growth

This weekend was an opportunity for a charity that we choose to be involved with, The Mini Farm Project, to...
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If you are failing to plan, you are planning to fail. Get a plan in place !

If you are failing to plan, you are planning to fail. Get a plan in place !

This was Sunday morning and we were on our morning's sleepover adventure. We had finished off the second half of...
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Focus on  growing your space & be clever about what gets your attention

Focus on growing your space & be clever about what gets your attention

Isn't it always the case that when you get busy, you tend to get tunnel vision and choose to focus...
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Running your own race & focusing on what you are doing will deliver success

Running your own race & focusing on what you are doing will deliver success

Businesses can be a bundle of complexity... when you consider the areas that require your attention. From managing existing clients,...
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Are you proud of the way you’ve chosen to spend your time?

Are you proud of the way you’ve chosen to spend your time?

This time three months ago you were sitting in a fresh new year, looking at the coming 12 months and...
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The purpose of a clear vision is to give you even more control !

The purpose of a clear vision is to give you even more control !

With clarity comes strength... a strength that gives you the ability to take ownership of your space. It's such a...
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Unlock your value by making an emotional investment

Unlock your value by making an emotional investment

Along my journey it's become clear that, to be ruled by logic, is to miss out on experiencing even more...
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Understanding how do you focus on you and being super valuable

Understanding how do you focus on you and being super valuable

The past two weeks have been filled with reminders of how precious and valuable life is and how easy it...
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Why Getting Emotional Is A Superb Business Strategy

Why Getting Emotional Is A Superb Business Strategy

It's interesting how often we hear how we now live in a complex world and that it's not what it...
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The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing!

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing!

For many it seems as though 2021 has been a continuation of 2020. The workload was waiting when you got...
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Want A Successful Business… Build An Effective Strategy !

Want A Successful Business… Build An Effective Strategy !

Our lives are seemingly speeding up with bright shiny things all over the place. Everywhere you turn, there are even...
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3 “Get it Done” Strategies In Creating Your Momentum

3 “Get it Done” Strategies In Creating Your Momentum

January is a month where you get to challenge your current situation. You are asked to set your goals and...
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Set your business strategy before others do it for you !

Set your business strategy before others do it for you !

Welcome to 2021 and as we launch in to another year of choosing to chase our Vision and living our...
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Plan a successful business transition recognising your decision fatigue 2020

Plan a successful business transition recognising your decision fatigue 2020

In a year of change, both you and those around you have ensured your survival and in many cases created...
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What’s your strategy to build a strong 2021

What’s your strategy to build a strong 2021

It's December and the traditional celebration season is clearly here. The Christmas parties, organising Christmas holiday plans, Secret Santa... the...
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Top 3 mindsets in business you consistently need to be on point

Top 3 mindsets in business you consistently need to be on point

Over the weekend we had the opportunity to attend a rare event of recent times.... a live music event. The...
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Top 3 Leadership Skills to Get You Back on Point

Top 3 Leadership Skills to Get You Back on Point

This week saw epic victories on a sporting front. The Queensland State of Origin and the Australian Rugby Union teams...
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Finish the year strongly with 3 Business Growth Strategies

Finish the year strongly with 3 Business Growth Strategies

Over the past weekend we had the opportunity to catch up with friends from all over the the state. It...
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3 kick ass time management strategies you can implement to avoid pressure

3 kick ass time management strategies you can implement to avoid pressure

Our time is precious, yet we often choose to value it like we have an abundance. One of the most common complaints...
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4 Ways to Supercharge you and your business

4 Ways to Supercharge you and your business

Running flat out can be challenging when you are uncertain about your direction. As leaders, we now see increasing expectations to maintain a cracking pace and...
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3 things you can delegate right now and why you should !

3 things you can delegate right now and why you should !

Most business owners are challenged with delegation. It's easier and quicker if I do it, i've always done it so...
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3 Ways To Deliver Quality Results Under Pressure

3 Ways To Deliver Quality Results Under Pressure

Since March this year, we've been forced to challenge the way we operate. From deadlines being tested with stretched supplier delivery times, to...
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5 Ways To Value Yourself By Valuing Your Time

5 Ways To Value Yourself By Valuing Your Time

Value Yourself by Valuing Your Time and You will Smash your Expectations  To be honest the past 8 weeks have been a...
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Deliberate Growth: The Blueprint to Delivering on Your Promises

Deliberate Growth: The Blueprint to Delivering on Your Promises

Working with senior business leaders over the past week has bought home a number of realisations. People now, more than...
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Trust The Process: The Secret To Crushing your Targets

Trust The Process: The Secret To Crushing your Targets

Sitting watching these guys on their morning routine, where they swim from one end of the beach to the other,...
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4 Must-Do Strategies In Creating your Momentum

4 Must-Do Strategies In Creating your Momentum

How good does it feel when you are In Flow & creating momentum in your business. What is this I hear...
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Harness Your Perceived Value And Watch It Skyrocket

Harness Your Perceived Value And Watch It Skyrocket

Your Perceived Value is a valuable currency in uncertain times. Learn how to harness it and build an insane amount of trust...
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Being a decent human takes no time and costs nothing… yet is so powerful

Being a decent human takes no time and costs nothing… yet is so powerful

Your choices, not the actions of others, are what determines the feelings you experience. This has become even more relevant since...
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We all have skills that sees people gravitate towards us

We all have skills that sees people gravitate towards us

"It's been a real sh!tshow lately and I don't know what to make of it". This is a direct comment from...
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Empowered & proactive teams act with confidence and create quality results

Empowered & proactive teams act with confidence and create quality results

The clarity that comes with knowing who is responsible for the growth of a business is extremely valuable. Confidence, proactivity,...
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Emotion plays a huge part in getting quality results in business

Emotion plays a huge part in getting quality results in business

We are pretty simple creatures and it's generally the things that appeal to our emotions that create change, get a deal...
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When you value you, you value your business and show why you deserve to be successful.

When you value you, you value your business and show why you deserve to be successful.

I'm going to be honest... I spent a lot of my professional life questioning my ability to create amazing value for...
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As leaders we need our sh!t together so we can give others what they need from us

As leaders we need our sh!t together so we can give others what they need from us

Over the past four months we've spent time with SME owners, helping them navigate the uncertainty and lack of clarity that...
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It’s the perfect time to set the strategy and get after building your dream business!

It’s the perfect time to set the strategy and get after building your dream business!

The 2019/20 financial year has been described by many as a trainwreck. Most businesses and business leaders have been impacted.......
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There’s no better feeling than running a business that’s in flow.

There’s no better feeling than running a business that’s in flow.

This week we've spoken to a LOT of business owners who are currently wanting to manage the way they grow and...
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I have no time and my productivity is all over the shop.. Argh !!!

I have no time and my productivity is all over the shop.. Argh !!!

This week we've spent time hearing stories from leaders about getting busy again and frustration is starting to kick in. The overwhelm...
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The end is nearly here! what’s next plan for us and our businesses?

The end is nearly here! what’s next plan for us and our businesses?

The past week has been a time for reflecting on the past year, identifying what needs to be done before...
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The economy is re-emerging from the initial shock of COVID

The economy is re-emerging from the initial shock of COVID

This week has been a mixed bag for many business owners and senior leaders we've spoken to. Their ability to...
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Creating business opportunity requires to disrupt a market. COVID 19 has done this for us!

Creating business opportunity requires to disrupt a market. COVID 19 has done this for us!

The past week has has reinforced just how disrupted the work landscape is at the moment and that opportunities are starting to appear....
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Bringing your own special skills forefront helps your business be the Purple Cow !

Bringing your own special skills forefront helps your business be the Purple Cow !

Over the past month i've read a number of books as part of my investment in me to ensure I...
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With talk of isolation restrictions beginning to ease, where have we positioned ourselves?

With talk of isolation restrictions beginning to ease, where have we positioned ourselves?

Within the last week we have seen a number of examples where the restrictions that were placed on us, have...
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Mentoring in Brisbane means we get to see leaders making a difference

Mentoring in Brisbane means we get to see leaders making a difference

With the constant change that exists at the moment, being able to influence those around us adds real value. Mentoring is...
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How quickly you embrace this change will determine how successful your business transition is

How quickly you embrace this change will determine how successful your business transition is

"A lot of people resist transition and therefore never allow themselves to enjoy who they are. Embrace the change, no...
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Disruption has happened, and as the dust settles, the “new normal” is being created

Disruption has happened, and as the dust settles, the “new normal” is being created

"Times of transition are strenuous, but I love them. They are an opportunity to purge, rethink priorities, and be intentional...
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Business has changed. Being swift with change leadership will get you ahead of the pack

Business has changed. Being swift with change leadership will get you ahead of the pack

Things have escalated in the past month. This time last month a number of business owners and leaders were in Queenstown....
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You want quality decisions to be made, acknowledge those making them regardless of their level

You want quality decisions to be made, acknowledge those making them regardless of their level

"No leader, however strong, can succeed at anything of national importance or significance unless he has the support and cooperation...
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Look at your space and take ownership of that which you can influence

Look at your space and take ownership of that which you can influence

"Reactive people... are often affected by their physical environment. They find external sources to blame for their behavior."  Stephen Covey...
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Change management is essential – how to maximise the impact and keep focused in challenging times

Change management is essential – how to maximise the impact and keep focused in challenging times

"One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity." Albert Schweitzer  Change management is...
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Be a leader and those around you will benefit

Be a leader and those around you will benefit

In the current climate of change and uncharted waters, it's even more important to understand that showing leadership at all...
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Can you afford to do nothing… your Business needs you !!

Can you afford to do nothing… your Business needs you !!

With the amount of uncertainty in the business environment at the moment, it’s easy to sit back and wait for...
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Why roadmap your Company goals?

Why roadmap your Company goals?

Twenty Four months ago these business owners set out on a journey. They were uncertain about what to expect, had...
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Why does my effort matter? 7 keys to developing strategic leadership

Why does my effort matter? 7 keys to developing strategic leadership

It appears that the start of a new decade and a new year has created a mindset shift... and more...
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Stepping Away From The Micromanagement Trap

Stepping Away From The Micromanagement Trap

Are you the micromanagement specialist? Team members want leaders & owners to trust them enough to give them some direction...
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Great leaders have Self Esteem

Great leaders have Self Esteem

Self esteem is often seen as a person's overall sense of self-worth or personal value. In other words, how much...
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5 things you can delegate to improve strategic management

5 things you can delegate to improve strategic management

Our focus has gone from the strategic management of our business to managing the day to day. As leaders, it's key...
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Simple And Powerful Techniques To Lead Your Team

Simple And Powerful Techniques To Lead Your Team

Leading your team takes an understanding of those in your organisation and being prepared to treat them like humans... we...
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5 Ways To Streamline Your Planning Process

5 Ways To Streamline Your Planning Process

"How do I set up a plan for the year when I don't really know what I want to do"...
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5 Positive Leadership Styles to Drive Your Teams

5 Positive Leadership Styles to Drive Your Teams

By running strategy days and helping businesses get clear on what they want for 2020, we get exposure to different...
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Put Down The List Of Business Goals – Why Downtime Is Important This Holiday Season

Put Down The List Of Business Goals – Why Downtime Is Important This Holiday Season

How do we put down that list of business goals and relax?Ask most and they will say this year has...
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December is hectic. How will your business leaders handle the chaos?

December is hectic. How will your business leaders handle the chaos?

As business leaders, we can choose to proactively manage the pre Christmas rush and continue to deliver value. So how...
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How Cricket Australia’s “Sandpapergate” burnt trust and forced business leaders to change

How Cricket Australia’s “Sandpapergate” burnt trust and forced business leaders to change

The drama that engulfed the team and Cricket Australia led to a far reaching and brutally honest review highlighting failures...
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What leadership are we seeing with our recent fires?

What leadership are we seeing with our recent fires?

From the politicians trying to work out who's at fault.... to the firefighters at the front line saving humans and...
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Strategy Mentors bring a fresh perspective

Strategy Mentors bring a fresh perspective

Have you ever muttered or heard these muttered by those around you: “I need a business mentor who can be...
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Think Long Term Strategy and Win Win

Think Long Term Strategy and Win Win

"From my experience, the best advisors help in three ways: encourage you to look at the problem or opportunity from...
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Getting our Strategic On

Getting our Strategic On

So how can we get strategic about what we want to achieve and ensure we are setting ourselves up for...
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Be on the Ball – customer service

Be on the Ball – customer service

Over the past month there have been several conversations where customer service has been raised and managing client expectations has...
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Take them on the Journey

Take them on the Journey

"I'm frustrated that the people i'm supposed to be working with don't get it and I have to keep pushing...
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Stay True to Your Purpose

Stay True to Your Purpose

“I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a...
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Strategic Planning is Simple (and Sexy)

Strategic Planning is Simple (and Sexy)

“When done well, strategic planning is simple”. Having a clear business strategy, leader development plan or annual strategy day retreat...
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Make Decision Making Your Strategy

Make Decision Making Your Strategy

We are constantly being asked, either by ourselves or others, to make decisions. The impact of making those decisions is...
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Leaders Get Lost Sometimes Too

Leaders Get Lost Sometimes Too

Over the past week there have been moments where quality leaders, successful in either running a business or their career,...
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Leadership – We Lost our Mojo

Leadership – We Lost our Mojo

Sport is such a wonderful arena for providing opportunities to be challenged, to learn about yourself and to grow. It...
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Vision, Performance and Business Process

Vision, Performance and Business Process

Are we producing the right content so our ideal customers jump at the opportunity to work with us? Am I...
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I Can See Clearly Now…Clarity in Business

I Can See Clearly Now…Clarity in Business

Often, if there's something that I want to do, but somehow can't get myself to do, it's because I don't...
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Try To Do Everything and You’ll End Up Doing nothing

Try To Do Everything and You’ll End Up Doing nothing

During this week, we've come to realise again that being leaders in business, involves wearing many hats. From being the visionary steering the...
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Be the Right Influence – Team Focus

Be the Right Influence – Team Focus

What is the difference between this and how we interact with those within our businesses? Where we have teams, do our team members crave...
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Keep Moving Forward

Keep Moving Forward

Businesses are now seeing the financial and personal cost of stress. More businesses are operating with fewer resources and staff...
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Team Leadership – Believe in YOU

Team Leadership – Believe in YOU

Being the leader of a team or owner of a business comes with responsibilities, most of which start the moment...
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Business Owners…Why Do You Care?

Business Owners…Why Do You Care?

Over the past month I've spent a lot of time speaking to business owners and leaders. The consistent message has...
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Constantly Frustrated Leader

Constantly Frustrated Leader

"It's easy to forget, as a leader, that when employees don't get the wide view, not only does the point...
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Drive Your Culture

Drive Your Culture

A culture of success, both for you and your organisation, is built on communicating clear expectations, inclusion and celebrating the...
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Take Ownership Today

Take Ownership Today

Teams that consistently perform at the highest levels are able to come together and be unified across the organization -...
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Goals of the Business

Goals of the Business

Have you ever worked in an environment where people seemed to be out to get everything they possibly could.... sometimes...
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Goals and Accomplishments

Goals and Accomplishments

By taking the time to stop and appreciate who you are and what you've achieved - and perhaps learned through...
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Business Owners and Leaders – Set your Radar

Business Owners and Leaders – Set your Radar

It made me reflect on how often, as business owners and leaders, we choose to overlook making time to get clear on where...
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Sports Mentors – Part of the Team

Sports Mentors – Part of the Team

"Whether we're talking about sports mentors, leadership, teamwork, or client service, there is no more powerful attribute than the ability...
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Value Yourself

Value Yourself

Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with...
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How to be Successful – The Power of One

How to be Successful – The Power of One

To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest...
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Self Awareness – Use your Mirror

Self Awareness – Use your Mirror

Practice self-awareness, self-evaluation, and self-improvement. If we are aware that our manners - language, behaviour, and actions - are measured...
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As a Leader, Using my Left Hand was Frustrating

As a Leader, Using my Left Hand was Frustrating

A leader is someone who steps back from the entire system and tries to build a more collaborative, more innovative...
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Clarity and Focus Drives the Best Action

Clarity and Focus Drives the Best Action

"People are remarkably bad at remembering long lists of goals. I learned this at a professional level when trying to...
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Authenticity – Be Comfortable Being You

Authenticity – Be Comfortable Being You

Authenticity is everything! You have to wake up every day and look in the mirror, and you want to be...
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Ride That Wave – Courage & Resilience

Ride That Wave – Courage & Resilience

"When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it...
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Trust the Process

Trust the Process

Always trust the process. I'm a firm believer in that. You know, you keep your eyes on the destination, and...
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Accountability

Accountability

The American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) did a study on accountability and found that you have a 65%...
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Believe Believe Believe

Believe Believe Believe

Always believe in yourself and keep going. You don't have to have the most talent in the world. You don't...
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Building Trust

Building Trust

You have to build trust among team members so that people feel free to admit what they don't know, make...
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Work Smarter not Harder

Work Smarter not Harder

Greatness comes by doing a few small and smart things each and every day. Comes from taking little steps, consistently....
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Transition like a Boss

Transition like a Boss

A lot of people resist transition and therefore never allow themselves to enjoy who they are. Embrace the change, no...
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Perceived Value

Perceived Value

Recently we facilitated a workshop focussed on the Customer Experience....breaking down the lifetime journey of a customer and their experience...
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Giving Up Control

Giving Up Control

Giving up control of those things you yourself have developed and worked so hard to perfect is challenging. Having someone...
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We Always Have the Freedom to Choose

We Always Have the Freedom to Choose

We always have the freedom to choose... whether it be to do the same thing or do something different, choosing...
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Good Management

Good Management

Leadership contains certain elements of good management, but it requires that you inspire, that you build durable trust. For an...
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Making Sense of it All | Clarity

Making Sense of it All | Clarity

Clarity is the most important thing. I can compare clarity to pruning in gardening. You know, you need to be...
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A Leader with Integrity

A Leader with Integrity

Leaders must exemplify integrity and earn the trust of their teams through their everyday actions. When you do this, you...
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Success in 2019

Success in 2019

"Success isn't always about greatness. It's about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come" Dwayne Johnson    
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Local Business

Local Business

Sitting on my balcony this morning and I overhear this conversation from across the road mentioning a local business: “Yeah...
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Thank You 2018

Thank You 2018

We here at the Mentoris Group, would like to thank all those who have read, commented, provided feedback, shared and supported...
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Promote Gratitude

Promote Gratitude

“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is...
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Working with Business Owners

Working with Business Owners

As a business strategist, it’s generally us who are expected to have answers to the challenges faced by business owners....
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The Trust Factor – Leadership

The Trust Factor – Leadership

Leadership contains certain elements of good management, but it requires that you inspire, that you build durable trust. For an...
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Lean into the Future

Lean into the Future

What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it...
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The Need to Control Everything

The Need to Control Everything

It's extremely instructive to realise that you cannot control everything. You need to delegate, to find experts, to consult with...
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Prioritise Yourself

Prioritise Yourself

"One of the things I realised is that if you do not take control over your time and your life,...
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Self Confidence Starts with Me

Self Confidence Starts with Me

As far as self-confidence goes, so much of social media is about approval, getting likes, comparing our lives to others'...
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Is cashflow management a challenge for you?

Is cashflow management a challenge for you?

One of the top challenges faced by businesses is cashflow management. The business seems busy and there’s heaps of activity...
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Value Your Time

Value Your Time

Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with...
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I Believe – Courage and Resilience

I Believe – Courage and Resilience

When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it...
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It’s Not My Responsibility

It’s Not My Responsibility

Slopey Shoulders syndrome is where a person consistently attempts to avoid taking responsibility for their own actions or those around...
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Leadership Holds the Influence

Leadership Holds the Influence

"Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It's about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence...
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Our Beliefs and Our True Capability

Our Beliefs and Our True Capability

“What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability....
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No Time for Time Management

No Time for Time Management

Have you ever noticed some people are able to stay organized while getting a massive quantity of work accomplished, while...
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Courage in Action

Courage in Action

"Delegate to others who have strengths where you don't. But sometimes, you just need to be the one to drive...
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Challenges and Change

Challenges and Change

"Change can be frightening, and the temptation is often to resist it. But change almost always provides opportunities - to...
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Am I Going In The Right Direction?

Am I Going In The Right Direction?

"Directions are instructions given to explain how. Direction is a vision offered to explain why". Simon Sinek
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How Does Mentoring Help?

How Does Mentoring Help?

"The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to...
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What Perspective?

What Perspective?

"The only thing you sometimes have control over is perspective. You don't have control over your situation. But you have...
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Never Change The Person You Are

Never Change The Person You Are

"Never change the person that you are just to fit in. You'll find your true friends that like you for...
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The Roller Coaster of Small Business Owners

The Roller Coaster of Small Business Owners

Over the past 3 years i've experienced the rollercoaster that is being a business owner. Inconsistent cashflow, unsuccessful quotes, shattered...
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Procrastination – The Dream Thief

Procrastination – The Dream Thief

Procrastination is something that happens to us all, causing a lack of success, frustration, overwhelm and creating the perception of...
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Mentoring for Employees

Mentoring for Employees

Mentoring for Employees - “Employees that feel known and they feel like they know why their job matters and they...
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Continue Moving Forward

Continue Moving Forward

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down...
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Selfish People are Successful

Selfish People are Successful

Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on...
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It’s your Journey

It’s your Journey

"Sometimes we make the process more complicated than we need to. We will never make a journey of a thousand...
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Getting the Results We Want

Getting the Results We Want

One of the biggest factors preventing us from getting the results we want is us. We tend to have all...
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Keep it Simple

Keep it Simple

"Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple....
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Empowerment & Confidence

Empowerment & Confidence

"Confidence and empowerment are cousins in my opinion. Empowerment comes from within and typically it's stemmed and fostered by self-assurance....
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Stepping Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Stepping Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Be willing to step outside your comfort zone once in a while; take the risks in life that seem worth...
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Own Your Direction Business Owners!

Own Your Direction Business Owners!

Talking with multiple business owners over the past week, predominantly about what they wanted their business to look like in...
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Reset, Restart, Refocus

Reset, Restart, Refocus

The constant placement of bright shiny things in our view can bring a feeling of disillusionment, causing us to take...
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You too can Build your Resilience

You too can Build your Resilience

When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it...
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The 1% Efforts Add Up

The 1% Efforts Add Up

"It all adds up...never discount your efforts, because small efforts build big things. One word doesn't make a novel, but...
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Account…a…bility

Account…a…bility

Accountability is the obligation of an individual or organisation to account for its activities, accept responsibility for them, and to...
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Defeating the Imposter Syndrome

Defeating the Imposter Syndrome

Sometimes known as Imposter Syndrome, it's something that up to 70% of us experience. Feelings of not being worthy, limited self-belief...
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Follow the Leader

Follow the Leader

Traditionally, a leader has seen their role as being the one who delivers results, mostly from the corner office having...
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Getting Ahead

Getting Ahead

Over the next 4 weeks, we in Australia experience a number of short weeks which include public holidays. That's awesome...
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Believe you Can – Make a Plan

Believe you Can – Make a Plan

You sit down this morning to plan out your week and find there are meetings to be booked, conversations to...
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Having Accountability

Having Accountability

"The American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) did a study on accountability and found that you have a 65%...
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Getting Clarity

Getting Clarity

“Getting Clarity is not found through intellect, but experienced through stillness.” Picture this. You are standing on the blocks of...
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Leaders Leading

Leaders Leading

This weekend saw the first of our rugby trial games, played in hot conditions testing both physical and mental strength. Over...
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Team Building

Team Building

Over the past few months I have been invited to join a number of organisations in varying capacities. Team Building,...
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Back YOUR judgement

Back YOUR judgement

So how does backing your own judgement help you achieve even more success? Sunday mornings are allocated to recharge the...
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It’s Time to Shine

It’s Time to Shine

Lead from within - I've seen leaders stand at the front and say follow me, yet they hadn't earned the...
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Make your Move

Make your Move

“There are three types of people in this world: those who make things happen ie; make your move, those who...
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What’s your Strategy

What’s your Strategy

The first few weeks of 2018 has been hectic... follow up meetings from 2017, proposals, board appointments and proud moments...
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Ask the Question

Ask the Question

Have you ever been ‘stuck’ to ask the question for whatever reason, whether a promotion, an opportunity or simply to...
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Are you for Real? Authenticity in Practise

Are you for Real? Authenticity in Practise

"Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we're supposed to be, and embracing who we...
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Lasting impressions count

Lasting impressions count

Have you ever thought how to make a lasting impression on someone? While waiting in line for a coffee this...
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Self Awareness is an Inside Job

Self Awareness is an Inside Job

Having little clarity, not knowing who you are and who you want to be, can be challenging... a challenge I...
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It’s your Time

It’s your Time

Having had an opportunity to relax, reflect, and reconnect over the holiday period, it has reinforced the idea that it's...
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New Business Success 2017

New Business Success 2017

This time last year I was one year in to a new business, nine months into a new relationship with...
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Self Awareness is the New Business Strength

Self Awareness is the New Business Strength

How is Self Awareness is the New Business Strength? Over the past month I've had many conversations with people wishing...
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Leading by Example

Leading by Example

Having recently accepted a head coaching role, it became apparent that I was now the one who was responsible for...
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Making the next month productive

Making the next month productive

Having spent the past week travelling around the the Islands of Hawaii, I've found myself coming back with a renewed...
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When is the Right Time for transformation?

When is the Right Time for transformation?

Having just come out of a meeting where the group concerned has gone through a significant transformation, from underperforming with...
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Industry Professionals – You’re on the road to Where?

Industry Professionals – You’re on the road to Where?

During this past month, I had the opportunity to present to a group of legal professionals and industry professionals. I...
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Setting your Expectations

Setting your Expectations

This week has been habit forming in our household - me getting to PT sessions at MP STUDIO (www.mpstudio.com.au) while Cass...
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3 Tips to Creating Precious Time

3 Tips to Creating Precious Time

This weekend has been a time to reflect and recharge the batteries, do some planning as we come in to...
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Putting yourself first and singing your own Song

Putting yourself first and singing your own Song

This past weekend was one of concerts, building relationships and a huge success that was a long time coming. With...
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Resilience – Build your Bounce-Back-Ability

Resilience – Build your Bounce-Back-Ability

Over the past month i've spent a lot of time surrounding myself with some resilient inspirational people. Whether it was...
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Volunteers, giving and Walk for Awareness

Volunteers, giving and Walk for Awareness

At 5.45am Sunday morning an army of volunteers gathered to help set up for the Walk for Awareness, an annual...
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Take Action – What I Discovered Waiting for the Bathroom

Take Action – What I Discovered Waiting for the Bathroom

Take Action - without taking steps to get a result we limit our ability to get the result. If I...
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Getting Clear on Streamlining

Getting Clear on Streamlining

One area in line with other conversations I had had during the week was getting clarity on what you are...
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Structured Goals – Work and Personal

Structured Goals – Work and Personal

In this week's video we suggest when setting your structured goals to consider work and personal goals in the process, as...
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Make time to Fill your Cup and Prevent Burnout

Make time to Fill your Cup and Prevent Burnout

If you have been working on chasing and building your dreams, you have probably had tunnel vision for quite some...
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Three tips to getting advice and support

Three tips to getting advice and support

The study found that nearly two-thirds of business leaders don't receive external leadership advice and support or coaching. However, almost...
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Owning Being Overwhelmed

Owning Being Overwhelmed

In this week's video we give you an insight in to how you can own the times when you feel overwhelmed.
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Controlling your Focus

Controlling your Focus

In this week's video we give you an insight in to the benefits of controlling your focus on things you can...
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Spend time finding your Balance

Spend time finding your Balance

In this week's video we give you an insight in to how spending some time in all areas of your life...
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Leadership, Teamwork and never giving up

Leadership, Teamwork and never giving up

In this week's video we give you an insight in to how working together in clutch teamwork situations will get you...
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Creating your Momentum

Creating your Momentum

In this week's video we give you a couple of tips to help you create momentum for you, your career or...
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How Leadership is Changing in Flexibility

How Leadership is Changing in Flexibility

In this week's video we give you a couple of tips to help you keep ahead of the curve through leadership...
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Self Belief starts with You

Self Belief starts with You

In this week's video we give you a couple of tips to help you be the person who boldly chooses their...
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Building Rapport builds Trust

Building Rapport builds Trust

In this week's video we look at a couple of tips to building rapport and ultimately trust.Do you want to be...
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Raise your Game by owning your Focus

Raise your Game by owning your Focus

In this week's video we look at just how easy it is to lose our focus, even when we are doing...
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Structuring to get back time in your day

Structuring to get back time in your day

In this week's video, we explore the concept of structuring to get back time in your day, something we all...
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How Our Past Experiences Shape Us

How Our Past Experiences Shape Us

In this week's video, I recognise that over time we delete, distort and generalise the way in which we see...
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Styles of Leadership from Within

Styles of Leadership from Within

In this week's video, I recognise there are different styles of leadership. Recognising your style and matching it to your...
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Control your Reaction to get the best results

Control your Reaction to get the best results

In this week's video I am using your feedback as an example of something we can adopt in our days to...
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Freeing up Time

Freeing up Time

Do you feel you need more time to get through your workload ? Here are a couple of ideas that might...
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Opportunity to Change

Opportunity to Change

The Opportunity to Change: Sitting in a coffee shop on Saturday morning, I overheard a couple of business owners discussing...
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How Not to Get Too Comfortable

How Not to Get Too Comfortable

When we spend so much time in our business or a particular job, we can become comfortable with where we...
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Changing your Perspectives

Changing your Perspectives

This week look at the decisions you are facing, and where they appear to be negative, ask what will I...
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Be THAT person – Modelled Behaviour

Be THAT person – Modelled Behaviour

When looking at changing behaviours, there are a number of methods that can be effective. One of the best is...
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Short weeks can be stressful

Short weeks can be stressful

Short weeks can be stressful - Over the next 4 weeks, we in Australia experience 4 working weeks each containing...
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Are you getting the best of You ?

Are you getting the best of You ?

Can you say that your boss is truly getting the best of you? Do love your job or the business...
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Ignoring your inner critic

Ignoring your inner critic

Australian Davis Cup Tennis team is leading 2-1 against the USA in Brisbane and they are leading two sets to...
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Be the Hero in your own story

Be the Hero in your own story

Be the Hero in your own story - How often do you see children's stories involving a person who does...
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Being fully present to build your Resilience

Being fully present to build your Resilience

How can we adjust to being fully present to build our Resilience? "Are you listening to me" or "did you...
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Build your resilience through change and challenge

Build your resilience through change and challenge

We all go through times where we experience periods of change and challenge, sometimes making decisions resulting in less than...
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Can Fear and Gratitude co-exist?

Can Fear and Gratitude co-exist?

Can Fear and Gratitude co-exist? Over the past few days i've been very fortunate to have had the opportunity to...
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Self Belief is the starting point to being successful

Self Belief is the starting point to being successful

Throughout a successful corporate career spanning more than 20years, there have been many times where I have chosen to ignore...
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Just do it!

Just do it!

Just do it! …With so much marketing and online content these days, it's easy to get wrapped up in slogans....
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It’s time to change when you’ve had enough!

It’s time to change when you’ve had enough!

It's time to change when you've had enough! ….With an alarming regularity, we find ourselves so busy being busy that we...
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How do those around you impact your ability to be successful?

How do those around you impact your ability to be successful?

"Do all those around you know how they impact your ability to be successful?" Over the past week, I have been...
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What’s your WHY and why it matters!

What’s your WHY and why it matters!

What's your WHY?…..I am blessed with a family who cares about each other and who have grown to embrace the...
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Embracing Change… is it a challenge or an opportunity?

Embracing Change… is it a challenge or an opportunity?

Over the past week I have had a number of conversations regarding embracing change and how to best handle it....
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Where is your passion…. are you chasing your dreams or those of others?

Where is your passion…. are you chasing your dreams or those of others?

Where is your passion? ….Having now had time to rest, reflect and appreciate all that 2016 was, I have found...
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Time to take action…but what action should that be?

Time to take action…but what action should that be?

Time to take action...but what action should that be? …. Over the last week I have had a chance to...
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Time to get our hustle on team!

Time to get our hustle on team!

Having had a few days to put the work tools down and give the body and brain a rest from...
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People and fun can lift your Life

People and fun can lift your Life

Over the course of the past two weeks I have learned a LOT about how we treat this thing we...
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Making more decisions gives you more options

Making more decisions gives you more options

We are constantly being asked, either by ourselves or others, to make decisions. The impact of making those decisions is...
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Being Inspired and Inspiring others

Being Inspired and Inspiring others

The past three days have been filled with so many different emotions and reasons for being Inspired. Some events saw the...
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Your team is your success

Your team is your success

Your team is your success….Over the past three days I have been fortunate enough to attend a business retreat on...
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Now is your time to shine

Now is your time to shine

Is it your time to shine?… Throughout the past week i've been busy meeting up with a LOT of people....
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Is Life coaching you to be an Instant reactor?

Is Life coaching you to be an Instant reactor?

After sitting in multiple back-to-back meetings on Friday, I realised a common theme had been part of each discussion... are...
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Decisions & Gratitude

Decisions & Gratitude

Here’s what to do if you don't make it to the gym or chose to sleep - give yourself 3...
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Your Family is your Tribe

Your Family is your Tribe

From discussing new and exciting business opportunities, to becoming a godparent for the second time, to visiting the local RSL...
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Great leaders give

Great leaders give

Work out which type of leader you are, how you can get the best out of your team and be...
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The Choice is Yours

The Choice is Yours

We can choose to spend the extra day topping up the family time, which may suffer from long hours in...
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Model Excellence

Model Excellence

Whether it be amongst peers, networking events, social occasions or your team, be willing to put your ego in it's...
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Start with the Outcome!

Start with the Outcome!

Start with your desired Outcome in mind – stand at the desired outcome and look back at the steps required...
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Choose Leadership

Choose Leadership

What does leadership mean to you? For some, a leader is one who is at the top, making the big decisions...
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Be a Leader

Be a Leader

Be grateful for the opportunities afforded to you and others around you - take note of the great times and...
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Owners – Where do you Operate?

Owners – Where do you Operate?

While sitting in a cafe over the weekend, many topics of conversation were thrown in to the mix for discussion......
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You Always have Options

You Always have Options

This past weekend has been dominated by sport... Rugby finals, the Rio Olympics and the regular Saturday sport for those...
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A lesson in speeding up the Herd

A lesson in speeding up the Herd

There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on...
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Moments + Reaction = Outcome

Moments + Reaction = Outcome

Our lives are made up of a series of experiences or moments…. Some will leave us in tears and the...
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About Paul Farmer, Mentoris CEO and Business Coach

With a background in finance, business strategy and leadership, Paul has built a reputation as a business mentor responsible for getting the best out of business owners and leaders. His calm and measured ways help create an environment where quality results are created, and growth is delivered for any business or large organisation.  

For the best business mentor Brisbane and the Gold Coast has to offer, contact Paul Farmer at Mentoris. If you are a business owner seeking business mentoring support from someone with many proven years experience, you’ve come to the right place. 

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