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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Do you realise that the company you keep can have a huge impact on your life. The friends you surround yourself with, the people you choose to do business with, says everything about you. They will also have a great impact on your level of success in life. Young investors will sometimes ask me how…

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We’ve all adopted daily habits that save us time and help us manage our schedules. You may arrive at work every morning by 7 a.m. and with the same to-go latte, then plan your team meetings for early afternoon. These are things you do as a routine and you don’t have to spend any brainpower…

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As we all know, the path to success is a long and winding road paved with detours, potholes and the occasional ‘wrong way, go back’ sign. It’s never smooth, and it’s never straight-forward. But persist, work hard and learn from your mistakes and you’ll get to the top of the mountain. On your way, you’ll…

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When I was about six or seven I wanted to play the drums. My parents went out and bought me a small snare drum along with a pair of drum sticks and brushes (I still can’t use brushes, but that’s another story). I remember the day my father brought the drum home, it was shiny…

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I’m not a huge fan of sticking to a routine just for the sake of it. But I’ve learned over the years how important daily habits are for long-term success and wealth creation. These habits and routines are like a ballast. They hold you steady when stress threatens to de-rail you, and they give you…

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Successful property investors, business people and entrepreneurs share common traits. They also come from varied backgrounds and have achieved their success in different ways.  But according to The Founder Institute, who tested more than 30,000 entrepreneurs to discover what qualities and priorities they had in common, it turns out that most successful people can be grouped into six…

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The thing about success is that it’s much more than just blind luck.  In fact, research shows that successful people in all fields generally have the high levels of emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is the capability to recognise your own, and other people’s, emotions. The research, which tested more than a million people, also highlighted the…

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There is no one perfect formula to achieve success, which is probably a disappointment for many people!  Alas, too many people think they can simply follow one person’s individualised model of success and achieve the same stellar results. The issue with this idea is that everyone’s path can be very different because each person on…