Without Values You Stand for Nothing

Brand values are what you and your organisation believe in and stand for, and the manner in which you seek to achieve your vision and mission. Going further, your values become the catalyst for how you conduct yourself personally and professionally on all occasions.  It’s also what others (i.e. your customers) buy into and at […]

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Evaluate and control, why Blockbuster got it wrong

I remember being a teenager growing up in Langwarrin. It was a simpler time than our lives now – back then I took sheer joy heading to my local Blockbuster to hire the latest 90s action flick.  Wow – now I sound old! Little did I know that the introduction of a new millennium would […]

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How to operate your business with military precision

Developing your vision and mission in business is similar to a military operation. Without knowing your vision, your mission is destined to fail. And without executing the correct mission, your vision will never be realised.  In fact, knowing your mission and what you want to achieve is something ex-Navy SEALs Jocko Willink and Leif Babin […]

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It’s not about luck. Success relies on a formula

Why is it that successful businesses are often started by high school dropouts, those with learning difficulties and others who were homeless?  Success can’t be taught in school. It’s not limited to intellectuals. Nor does it require one to come from a stable background.   Your success is completely dependant on the formulation of a strategy. […]

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Lack of preparation means you’ll fail

Gathering and analysing your situation in business are two crucial components to success. Without them, you’re running the risk of stuffing-up how you operate, offer your services, target your market and the ability to learn from your competition.  All of the above will contribute to your success or failure. So, do you want to leave […]

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4 steps to implement your strategy correctly

Over my last few blogs, I’ve written about important subjects that form the basis of your overarching strategy.  If you’ve read the blogs, you would have a detailed understanding of what’s required to articulate your ultimate objective and vision, formulate a plan of its success and gather and analyse the data or research needed to […]

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Being Authentic Means Living Life According to Your Goal Plan

Ep162: Tristan Wright – Being Authentic Means Living Life According to Your Goal Plan   Listen on Apple | Overcast | Stitcher | Spotify | Other Guest profile Tristan Wright is the rock star Business Sherpa from down under. He is based in Melbourne, Australia and has a background in leadership coaching and applied business. He studied engineering and industrial design. He worked […]

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Without the correct vision you’ll fail

For most people, a main driver for starting out in business is the knowledge they can actually do a particular job better, or offer a better way of doing it when compared to their current industry.  Leading up to taking the plunge, the situation goes like this: You: Hi boss, can we talk about how […]

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Do you need a business sherpa?

  Tristan Wright joined me from Melbourne, Australia to discuss how his path from uni (college) for engineering to “real life” work lead him to starting a company making custom cycling apparel. That took off and he built it into a solid 7 figure business that sold around the globe. He says that it didn’t […]

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