The service secret

You know how we are always being promised great service by the businesses we deal with but we never seem to actually get it? Well, there is a way that every business could always deliver the service they promise. And how’s that? Steal from, or rather copy, a...

Do more reading

Dr Peter Holsman, a holistic medical practitioner and a great friend of mine, combines the two worlds of medicine to help people really get on top of the world. I was delighted to see him encouraging people to consider becoming a bookworm. There are two reasons I...

Moving signs

People often forget how important the signage is on their motor vehicles. Often it is illegible, nonsensical or plain unhelpful. So, if you have a vehicle that is constantly on the road around the areas of your business, it’s a great idea to give your signage...

Another commercial

Well it seems like I introduce you to yet another clever commercial from Air New Zealand with monotonous regularity. This one is directed at Kiwis who are overseas and does it well by using a readily identifiable Kiwi (at least for Kiwis) to get their attention. Te...

The first step is always the hardest!

  Are you like me and have got tons of projects you’d really like to get going on but never seem ready to make them happen? You just can’t get started. Well I’ve got the answer. It’s simple! Take the first step! It’s always the...

Three items you should see

Today I depart from my usual practice of writing about one topic. These are items I came across at the weekend and thought they are worthwhile sharing with you. This video graphically demonstrates how “unprivate” our lives really are nowadays. It’s a Social Media wake...

Seminar success

I’ve always been a big believer in holding seminars for lots of good reasons… the main one being that people think there will be a crowd so they can attend in safety and won’t be sold. However, the crowd works for the presenter too. Because, if the presenter does it...

A headline

About which I can say no more! Read and enjoy. Turn your business into a money maker! Discover the three black boxes to get your business really firing! Get them working for you and start making the money to prematurely retire to the beaches of the world while you are...

I’m proud of my boy

You know I’ve never rated myself as a great father. When I go to funerals and hear kids talking about their dads and how great they were, I sit there wondering what the hell my kids will find to say about me when I go. You see, I was always too busy working and...

Best spring wishes!

I was sitting at my desk waiting for the sun to beam through my window (as the Weather Bureau has promised) when it hit me that I should wish you all the best on the first day of spring. The harbinger of spring for me is the daffodil and, when I went to school, we all...