CEO wanted: dickheads need not apply

By | January 19th, 2017|Categories: Blogging|Tags: |

Your company needs a new chief executive so it decides to hire a hairy-chested alpha male. Big mistake. That’s one of the key lessons from Good to Great, the business classic I finally got around [...]

The money-back-guaranteed way to get attention

By | January 10th, 2017|Categories: Blogging|Tags: |

Let me begin with an undeniable fact: I’m smarter and more beautiful than most men. Most business owners and executives have a similar level of confidence – although about their company rather than themselves. You [...]

Stop helping your competition!

By | January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blogging|Tags: , , , |

You know that annoying rival that keeps pumping out all that content? They’re beating you. Most people don’t do content marketing – which is why most people are falling behind their competition. For those who [...]

Sorry, people, but I’m calling you on your bullshit

By | December 20th, 2016|Categories: Blogging|Tags: , , |

If you’ve never visited the Bullshit Generator website, you should do so right now. In a previous post, I explained the five secrets of good writing. By contrast, the Bullshit Generator highlights a common mistake [...]

The 5 secrets of good writing

By | December 14th, 2016|Categories: Blogging|Tags: , , |

So, you think you’re a good writer because you use big words, long sentences and industry jargon? Sorry, but you’re actually a bad writer. Good writers think of their audience and try to keep things [...]

Your poor word choices are literally making me sick

By | December 7th, 2016|Categories: Blogging|Tags: , , |

Most people have missed a remarkable change that has occurred over the last decade or two. Fortunately, I have not. The change I refer to is this: these days, anyone who gives 100% effort is [...]

Meet the new me

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Blogging|Tags: |

Some of you know the old me. I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce you to the new me. The new Nick is fitter, healthier, more knowledgeable and more successful than the old Nick. [...]

Agent building ‘massive relationships’ with key owners

By | January 27th, 2016|Categories: Real Estate Business|Tags: |

One of Australia’s best agents is about to implement a prospecting strategy that he forecasts will boost his income by 20 per cent. Brisbane agent Matt Lancashire, who placed 86th on last year’s Top 100 Agents [...]

Real estate agency scraps IPO

By | January 19th, 2016|Categories: Real Estate Business|Tags: |

A multi-state group that planned to secure a backdoor listing on the ASX this month has been forced to cancel its plans. Hello Real Estate has backed out of its reverse takeover of Minrex Resources, a [...]