Stories are powerful

When told well, stories can capture our imagination, compel us to act, create empathy, and make things real in a way that cold, hard facts cannot.

Story-telling is not limited to children’s books, it can used in your business.

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The power of enthusiasm

Can you think of one successful business owner who is not passionate about their business and what it offers?

Business owners who are obsessed with what they do have a contagious enthusiasm that automatically benefits their business and sets them apart from their competition.

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New research provides insights into small business

This year I coordinated the Vodafone SMB Index, a national survey of over 1,000 Australian small-to-medium business (SMB) owners, which produced some interesting and encouraging insights into small businesses in Australia.

The Index found that Australia is a nation of ambitious entrepreneurs and successful young start-ups (most Australian entrepreneurs are small business owners).