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In the zone - speaking at the next level

One thing I love about presenting is that feeling of being "in the zone" - at one with the content and the audience, channeling brilliance from the heavens and communicating at an unworldly level. Sports people get it, artists get it, and although…

IKEA V's KFC

I just realised I have the same relationship with IKEA as I do with KFC. Like I know it's both shit and I can go for a year or more without thinking about or wanting KFC (IKEA) then I have a brain snap and think "I need to get me some of that…
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730 Response

The substance of the story run tonight is very sad, and it impacted a lot of people in a lot of ways. I feel deeply for those people who genuinely lost significant sums they could not afford to. If I could go back in time and do it differently…
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The Magic of Compounding

Knowing that my wealthy friend would expect me to look the part I bought the snazziest pair of tweed pants, bright shirt and beret with a pom pom on it that I could find.  I wasn’t quite sure whether I looked like a pro or a pimp, and as…

The Key to Wealth - Part 1

“So, what is the key to wealth?” I had to ask my wealthy friend after our conversation had seemed to go on forever without him getting to the point. His answer was so simple, it almost escaped me. At the time I didn’t realise…
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A Final Apology, the Gift of Forgiveness and Letting Go

It has been 7 years since the GFC hit, decimating many people’s investments, including about 3,000 of my 14,000 odd clients.  It created difficult times for some.   And I apologise, without reservation for the role that I or my companies…

Getting Married Young

I have, over the past few years, become a big proponent of both getting married AND having children young (even though and perhaps because I did neither). I see no benefit in the arguments for waiting, controversially, especially for women. I…
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The Key to Wealth Part 2 - Knowledge Applied

In my book "Wealth Magic" I explain the Key to Wealth - Knowledge Applied. In my property book, "How You Could Build a $10Million Property Portfolio in Just Ten Years" I expand on the topic.  Here is an extract for you.  You can find…
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5 Great TED talks and what they taught me (about presenting) 

by Peter Spann 18 minutes isn't long but TED talks have made a massive difference in that time. If you are not familiar you get 18 minutes to give the "speech of your life". And they are very strict on that time limit.  And they are renowned…

Don't Delay

Don't delay acting on a good idea.  Chances are that somebody else has thought of it too.  Success come to the one who acts first. - Peter Spann