Shame about hustle has to stop

Shame about hustle has to stop

There’s way too much shame amongst business owners about the hustle, and it’s got to stop. We have far too much polarisation and not nearly enough reason in our attitude towards promotion, marketing and sales. Funnily enough, much of the shame about hustle is...
Time to write a new chapter on selling

Time to write a new chapter on selling

In Pulp Fiction, gangster Marcellus Wallace is preparing Bruce Willis’s character Butch to throw his fight. “Pride only hurts, it never helps,” says Wallace to Butch. As it transpires, Butch doesn’t throw the fight, he wins. Seems pride (and cunning) wins after all....
Making joy a KPI

Making joy a KPI

Although business has changed dramatically in the last 10 years, some antiquated ideas persist. Like the dichotomy between generosity, service, authenticity and integrity somehow being at odds with earning money in business. Or how work is not meant to be enjoyable or...
Demystifying money

Demystifying money

When I was a kid, the Dollarmites came to school. You grew up in the 80s in Australia if a Dollarmite bank account was your first foray into the adult world of money. An initiative from the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, it was, for many kids, their introduction to...