Articles by Mark Creedon

Mark Creedon

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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Remember when people made phone calls?  Whenever you needed to know something, you just picked up the phone and called them.   These days, we’re all chained to our laptops, emailing each other day and night. Did you get the report? What do you think about this approach? Email is a wonderful tool, but like social…

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Long-term success is never an accident. No one ever woke up in the morning to career or financial success without putting years of hard work into it. Do you know that one of the indicators that can highlight who is likely to become successful and who isn’t is language? Now, I’m not talking about positive…

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Remember that old-fashioned saying, “Behind every great man is a great woman”? These days, of course, it’s just as likely to be a man behind the successful woman, but the meaning behind the saying is as true as ever.  Because if there’s one thing I know for certain: you’re only as successful as your support…

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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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We all have a friend, or know someone, who is a bit unique. They’re the kind of person that other people describe as slightly eccentric and who don’t seem to care what others think. But it’s not that they’re different from other people. It’s that they just refuse to do what most of us do,…

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Newspapers and magazines are full of stories about work-life balance — why it’s important, how to achieve it, and why so many people struggle to maintain it. It’s a relatively new buzzword and, like all fads, is sure to be replaced at some point by another new one! But I want to talk a bit today…

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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…