business

When to call it quits: 3 signs your business is going nowhere

Starting a business is always going to be hard. If it wasn’t, everyone would own a successful startup. And while it’s great to give things a red-hot go, there’s no shame in admitting when things just aren’t working out for you and your business. A successful entrepreneur requires a certain amount of stubbornness, but it can also be the thing …

suffering

You can’t spell suffering without ‘U’

One of life’s awful truths is that suffering is inevitable for everyone. Each person you come across is experiencing some form of suffering in some way. Even Buddha, one of the universe’s most equanimous figures, espoused that ‘everything is suffering’. In fact, it’s one of the key teachings of Buddhism. But Buddha also believed that we can lessen our suffering, …

Dave Eddy Talks About the Future of Search, Podcasting, and Advice for his 20-year-old self

Future of search, podcasting, and advice for Dave Eddy’s 20-year-old self

Dave Eddy is the CMO of Vicinity marketing agency and co-founder of Aussie caravan sharing community Camplify. He’s also a good mate of mine. Dave has succeeded in the rare feat of blending a laid back personality with legitimate business success. More recently he’s shifted his focus to include podcasting, which is why I had to sit down with him …

How to become a better interviewer with Glen Carlson

How to become a better interviewer with Glen Carlson

Glen Carlson is the co-founder, COO and director of Dent Global (the 9th fastest growing company in Australia). Glen has a truly impressive resume. He’s built a business worth more than $20 million dollars (with clients across Australia, Singapore, USA and Europe) and has developed himself into a ‘small business expert’. More recently he’s shifted his focus to podcasting, which …

It’s No Secret…. The one thing you need to know before you set up your podcast

It’s No Secret…. The one thing you need to know before you set up your podcast

What happens before you set up your podcast? Well, in episode 78 of Should I Start a Podcast, I had a great conversation with Tyson Franklin, AKA Dr T. Tyson is the author It’s No Secret… There’s Money in Podiatry, winner of the Queensland Telstra Business Award and a fellow of the Australian Institute of Management. He’s been on his …