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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Turn on the news and you’ll see plenty of people in hot water over mistakes they’ve made. There are some pretty powerful people out there, I’m sure you’ll agree, who make expensive and damaging errors every day. Now, I’m not saying that’s OK or that they shouldn’t take responsibility for what’s happened. But my point…

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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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Have you ever pitched your product or service to a prospect and when you get to asking for the sale they respond with “let me think about it”? It’s absolutely demoralising isn’t it? The reason it feels so bad is because you know that what they are really saying is “no thanks” but they haven’t…

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You’re not alone: everyone does it at some time. We all procrastinate. It is estimated that one-fifth of adults and half of all students procrastinate. Negative impacts of procrastination include diminished performance, poorer mental and physical health, and increased stress, worry, and guilt Maybe you even made a New Year’s resolution not to procrastinate – or maybe you…

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Very little can be achieved in life without motivation. Think of the most driven person you know. I bet they’re successful.  Drive, ambition, motivation — they all go hand in hand. Nothing kills success like a lack of motivation. Now, from time to time, it’s perfectly normal to feel unmotivated.  If you’re burnt out or tired,…

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Recently I was considering the concept of limited resource thinking. It is often the case that a business may be held back by the owners having limited resource thinking. What exactly does this mean? A business owner may think they are unable to grow or expand because they have limited resources. Those resources may refer…

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While intelligence can be a lottery based on your genes as well as your upbringing, that doesn’t mean we can’t all become smarter. I’m sure we all know of people from our childhoods who ended up running successful businesses, when at school they didn’t seem that different from the rest of us. Sure, education would…

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I was talking recently with a client’s General Manager about the skill sets which that company’s middle management possessed. The General Manager was unhappy with some of the performance of his managers and was at the point where he felt some wholesale changes were needed. This led me to start questioning the extent to which…

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