Fight to Win: Sales Lessons from Sport

A few weeks ago I had the fantastic opportunity to present “Fight to Win, Sales Lessons from Sport” at the Riverbed regional sales conference at the Courtyard Marriott in Bali. There were three key themes that Riverbed wanted me to share, one of which was managing change. [...]

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How to Better Manage People in Business

I recently made a guest appearance on the Business over Breakfast podcast, a popular Australian-based show by Andrew Griffiths and Bree James where I shared my experience of managing teams of 20 up to 5,000 and how important it is for small business owners to know how to effectively ma [...]

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Opportunities and Challenges of Mass Participation in Asia

Mass participation has seen tremendous growth in Asia in recent years, with many newcomers, both local and overseas attracted to the industry without fully understanding the business models or challenges it brings. While on one level, this presents risk to the industry from a reputatio [...]

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How to Manage Your Team Like a Pro

I had a fantastic opportunity to be featured on Dr Jesse Green's 'Savvy Dentist' podcast where I shared some of my personal insights leveraging my experience handling mass participation events that I believe would help you manage your team. Listen to the episode below or check it out o [...]

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8 Keys to Wowing Your Clients and Staff with Events

Events present a wonderful opportunity to engage with your clients and staff as long as they are well planned and executed. On the flip-side they can create huge headaches if not properly thought through. Have you had experiences of events that were a ‘disaster’ or are you perhaps [...]

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Ending Strong to Start Even Better – 6 Tips for a Powerful Evening Routine

Do you toss and turn at night with your mind buzzing over the things that you need to do tomorrow? Do you wake up each morning with a clear plan for the day? Do you get to lunchtime and feel that you have not achieved much having spent the morning jumping from task to task? In the h [...]

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7 Simple Steps to Improve Your Work Output with Activity

Are you feeling overwhelmed with stress, lacking in energy and struggling to focus and be productive? Are you finding it hard to get quality sleep? Perhaps you think "I’m not athletic, exercise is not for me" or "I've tried it before and couldn't do it”. Maybe you feel self-cons [...]

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7 Considerations for Working with a Mentor

Have you ever felt overwhelmed and lonely in your business and wished that you had someone to turn to for advice and support? In April one of my brightest guiding lights went out when my 92 year old Uncle Gordon passed away. It made me realise how fortunate I had been to have him as [...]

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The Power of Mass Participation Events as a Fundraising Vehicle

Mass participation events have long been used as a vehicle to raise massive amounts of money and awareness for a multitude of charities across the globe. Many events such as the hugely successful Mother’s Day Classic in Australia and the Cancer Society’s Walk for a Cure have bee [...]

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149.7 Metres – The Difference Between Good and Bad Publicity

Last week, a friend in London sent me a recent BBC article "Great Scottish Run half-marathon course found to be short". It highlighted the complexities of delivering successful mass participation events, especially in the heart of major cities, as well as the power of social media a [...]

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