Articles by Mark Creedon

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Mark Creedon is Director of Metropole Business Advisory and business coach to some of Australia's leading entrepreneurs - each who call him their "unreasonable friend"
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Ever heard that saying that everyone has a novel in them? Well, I reckon there’s also a Big Business Idea in most people and it just takes some people a bit more time to get around to it. The older you get, naturally, the more experienced you become, and this gives you great insight into…

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If you’re anything like me, you enjoy learning about how some of our best modern inventions came about.   It’s always interesting to read about who invented the great pieces of technology and how they used their problem solving skills.  One thing I’ve noticed about a lot of these inventors is that their achievement seems secondary…

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Successful stories are everywhere in the media. Celebrities who are making millions of dollars a year, entrepreneurs who are kicking goals, and business men and women disrupting industries with their ideas and innovations. From the outside, it can look so effortless.  But just like talented sports stars make their physical feats look easy, talented investors…

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Geoffrey James writes that every formula for success that’s ever written boils down to these seven steps which he outlines in his article in Inc.com. As I looked through his list I could see how it was also relevant to success in property investment. So let’s look at what he has to say: 1. Know…

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You’ve probably read an article or two that espouses the need getting up early in order to be successful. Studies are regularly released that seem to confirm this theory and various experts are trotted out to speak about the importance of getting a jump on the day. Most psychology of success blogs at some point…

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I’m not one to believe in quick fixes or overnight successes. In fact I think hard work, healthy habits and a strong long-term plan are the real crucial elements of success. These things won’t bring you success overnight, but lasting success isn’t the kind that arrives overnight. It involves hard work, dedication, and a commitment to…

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Everyone has a different idea of what success looks like. For many, it’s financial, while for others it’s success in personal relationships (although both feed into each other, but that’s a blog post for another time). You may even have an idea of what a successful person looks like, and from that you have put…