Steve & Ryans Tips On How To Set Goals In 2013

7 Feb 2013

Today Ryan & I discuss the concept of goals, how to set goals and how to make it easier to achieve goals using a template and some of our own personal goals for 2013.

Setting Goals

OK so if I’m honest, I haven’t been good in the past with formally setting goals. However, I started to get serious with this in recent years and found Zig Ziglars videos inspiring to help me really get motivated and get moving with my goals. Continue Reading

Emotional Geeks

How Emotional Intelligence Could Be The Missing Link In Your Business

25 Jan 2013

Dr Ilona Jerabek discusses the value of psychological testing and answers the question “What is Emotional Intelligence” and the role it plays in your business, not only as an attribute for you as a business owner, but in your staff.

There were some surprising revelations that came to me during this interview – namely how much I should start to exercise my own emotions and ‘gut’ decisions and how that can improve my business. Continue Reading

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Developing A Successful Offline & Online Sales System With James Schramko

17 Jan 2013

Sales has been a theme here at Typical Business for the last couple of months, so I couldn’t think of a better guest than James Schramko to join us and give some awesome advice about offline sales and developing and online sales system to sell online.

James runs his current business Superfast Business primarily as an online business offering business services like web development and search engine optimisation, as well as a coaching and mastermind groups. Continue Reading


Turn Up The Volume Of Your Inner Voice

17 Jan 2013

How much time are you giving yourself to stop, switch off, unplug and meditate quietly? Perhaps it’s time you allow your own thoughts and inner voice to be the loudest sound in the room.

If you’re like most of us you’ll be honest and answer “not enough”.

Today, I want to encourage you to take some time out of your schedule and find a quiet spot to let your inner voice speak.


Have you ever had those times when you’ve missed an opportunity Continue Reading

Whisper a secret

The Most Forgotten Sales Tool Killing Your Business

9 Jan 2013

We’re evolving – personally, professionally and as a society. In the midst of all this change some things have been forgotten – and it’s likely hurting us. Today I want to share the most forgotten sales tool that is underutilised in almost every business today – and the effects are astounding.

I’m always up for new things. I love new. I embrace change. It’s just the way I am. But I know that no matter how many changes I make or how many new tools I collect, there are some fundamental rules and principles that remain the same.

For example, these fundamentals never change; Continue Reading

Developing Your Personal Brand Quickly Online

7 Jan 2013

In 2010 I left a successful career and started to venture out on my own. Within the industry, many people knew me and knew what I could bring to their business. However, the public knew very little about me. So my main goal in the first 6 months was to develop my own personal brand.

I’m going to take you through the steps I took to do exactly that. But first, I’d like to point out some of the benefits of doing this as your own PR exercise;

  1. You’ll build authority in your area of speciality. Continue Reading