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Dare to Dream About Owning Your Own Business

Dare to Dream About Owning Your Own Business

In just a few days I will be speaking at the ‘Turning Your Passion into a Profit’ seminars around Australia. I’m very excited and will be sharing the stage with my friend, Allan Pease, who wrote the best-selling book, Body Language. Would you believe it sold six million copies! We will always be joined by
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How to Improve Your Networking Skills to Increase Your Net Worth

Europeans versus Anglo-AustraliansEuropeans have a very different attitude to business networking than Anglo-Australians. Networking is using your professional and personal connections to grow your business. However, quite a few Anglo-Australians believe it’s not a good idea to mix business with pleasure. But my background is Italian and my family definitely followed the European way. I
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How to Make Nerves Work for You Not Against You

How to Make Nerves Work for You Not Against You

I remember when I was at school that one year my best friend got into the finals of a public speaking competition. He had to speak in front of a big crowd and he was second on the program. A teacher introduced the first speaker, a small, speckled red-headed girl. When her name was called,
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Daily Habits that Dramatically Increase Intelligence

6 Daily Habits that Dramatically Increase Intelligence

I read an article once about a neuropsychologist at a big Melbourne Hospital, who said that dozens of healthy people approached him every year convinced they had a degenerative brain disease because they kept forgetting things. These poor individuals thought they had the onset or Alzheimer’s or dementia because they frequently lost their car keys
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The Secrets to Being More Disciplined Personally and Professionally

The Secrets to Being More Disciplined Personally and Professionally

Why discipline is important from an early age Have you ever lived with a teenager and tried to introduce discipline into their life? You encourage the teenager to make their bed, but end up in a debate about why this is necessary. “I’m only going to sleep in it and mess it all up again tonight,
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The Secret to Increasing your Productivity

The Secret to Increasing your Productivity

Coffee versus television The other day I dropped into a friend’s place and he made me a fantastic cup of coffee – smooth and strong, and positively laden with caffeine. After two cups I was buzzing. I went home and wrote my blog, or rather my blog wrote itself then I made some calls for
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