20 lessons for business success

I’ve been in business for more than 20 years now, and over that time I’ve learnt a lot of very valuable (and often difficult) lessons for business success. Here are 20 of them:

What’s the future of Bitcoin?

Bitcoin just hit US$39,000.

How NOT to write an outreach email

I received this email this morning:

If you want happiness and success…

You don’t control what happens in your world but you do control how you respond and what you do next.

What’s up with the Australia Post fiasco?

If it were a private business, and 4 of the team closed a $30m deal, the $20k they paid for 4 Cartier watches (or whatever the actual price was) would be nothing compared to the commissions they would / should have earned.

Does your business model scale?

When it comes to scaling a business nothing is more important than your business model.

Do you have the right ‘tools’ to get the job done?

I just started converting a slab of hardwood into a finished outdoor table…

What is the standard of your work ethic?

Are you satisfied with ‘good enough’ or do you push yourself to reach excellence?

Getting into ‘the zone’ when working from home

Need to find a better way to get into the ‘zone’ when you’re working from home and it’s hard to focus?

How important is brand for B2B companies?

In a world where the economy is shrinking and everyone is competing for a smaller piece of the pie, brand is more important than ever.

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