Articles and Newsletters


July 2018 newsletter

I can't believe it is almost the end of July!!  I feel like I have skipped a few months this year.  After my time away in the UK (with fabulous sunny weather and a chance to network with some palace guards) and then the birth of a new grandson (my own little Prince Harry)  just after I got home from the trip, the last 2 months are a blur. Read more 


How To Build Stronger Networks newsletter

Love it or hate it, you can't deny the fact that building rapport and creating strategic alliances has the power to drive your business towards success. Successful business people know that having the right connections opens doors to a plethora of new opportunities. Read more


Can Building Relationships Benefit Your Business?

When you're in business, you have to be strategic. Everything has to be planned, calculated down to the tiniest of details in order to achieve tremendous success. We all know that success in business can be accomplished in many different ways. Read more


Is It Possible To Conquer Stage Fright?

You'll never know how gripping stage fright feels like unless you're actually on stage in front of hundreds of people. All eyes are on you! and knowing that every person in that room is hanging on to every word you say is enough to make you break out in a cold sweat. Even if you tell yourself a hundred times to relax, it won't do any good. Read more


Do You Know The Difference?

Do you know that talking and speaking are two different things? These modes of communication are often interchanged but they are entirely different in terms of context.  Talking is literally spewing out words when you want to say something to someone like a friend or a family.  It's a verbal exchange that usually covers a wide range of topics and it doesn't have a goal. Read more


Easter 2018 newsletter

Spare a thought, and some space, for the lonely this Easter long weekend.  Easter, like Christmas, is a time for celebration, days spent with friends and family, and having the space to invest in a variety of relationships in our lives. Read more


March newsletter

Well, Easter is this week and then the Commonwealth Games start!  2 short working weeks for me that will be even shorter as I am attending some events at the Games. Read more


Health insurance giving you a headache?

Trying to understand the 'ins and outs' of health insurance is enough to bring on a Headache with a capital H. And that's not covered by your policy! Read more


An offer too good to miss out on - March madness !

Connection Marketing Club are launching an exciting new live marketing jam session this Tuesday and they wanted to invite you to attend. Read more


Avant-Garde Networking and Connections

Firstly Save the date February 23rd? Now Read on...Are you sick of going to the same old networking groups, where you're told what to do, encouraged to join to get referrals and being people who are only interested in promoting themselves? Read more


February 2018 Newsletter

Happy Valentine's month to you and I hope that everyone shares their love around to you!. Now that 2018 is in full flow I will be focusing on Coaching others to success, just as I have done in my own business. Read more



Rise & Shine

  We Aussies have a reputation for being laidback, so it comes as a surprise that we don't tend to sleep in. When Jawbone crunched the data from the activity trackers it has sold around the globe it discovered the world's earliest rising international city wasn't frenetic Tokyo or bustling New York, but sunny Brisbane...

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Listen Up - The Benefits of Listening

  Most of us are good at talking but when it comes to listening, our skills can usually do with a bit more polish. Whether we are at work, at home, or out with friends, we tend to be more interested in what we are saying or want to say next, than in hearing what others have to say to us. Being an effective listener can make y...

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Make Time for Downtime

  Are you reading this in bed on your tablet? Or on the home computer, catching up with emails after dinner? Or on your phone while you're on the train to work? If so, you're not alone. According to the ACMA, 68% of Aussies use three or more devices to access the internet.i 10.7 million go online more than once a day....

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Declutter your life - the case for minimalism

  When was the last time you were truly relaxed at home? When you could really unwind and enjoy your surroundings, without a nagging sense that there's something else you should be doing? Chances are, it was a time however fleeting when your home was clean, tidy and free of clutter. The dictionary definition of 'clutter...

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Two Strategies Guaranteed to Increase the Effectiveness of your Referral Networks How many people in your network have agreed to refer business to you and haven't followed through. Perhaps you are not making it easy enough for them.  Here are two ideas guaranteed to increase the value of your referral networks. The most commo...

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