2014 – New Energy, New Directions

2014 – The Year of the Horse

2013 – That was that, this is now and tomorrow is the future. I have spent the last 2 weeks shut down from the business – no phone, no email no thinking about it, just being, reconnecting with my family after being so immersed and emotionally connected to my business and career for 20+ years.

I recommend you to do it – turn off for 2 weeks and just be – it is amazing what your brain can do when you get back into it.

A highlight from 2013 was the Keynote Speeches I did in Iran in October. I have done a lot of public speaking, training, leading teams in my career. Iran was a revelation – an opening to a new direction – professional speaking.

So I have set up a new business, a website http://www.toddmiller.com.au and have set a forecast for this part of my life for 2014 and beyond. Aussie Inc. is still growing, still there, and I see this new part of my life enhancing the other.

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Head Down – Bum Up!

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Head Down – Bum Up! That’s what life is like. Don’t stop, don’t give up, don’t lose the passion, keep fighting the fight. 

Running your own business has its benefits – freedom, time management, balance, and the relentless pursuit of dreams. Dreams that WILL happen. Just have to make sure in the meantime to enjoy and be grateful for the success I do have – amazing wife, great kids, friends that are the best you can have.

This week sees a step to Base Camp – Wal-Mart. Some 16 months of work, negotiation, rejection, travel to Arkansas twice, been through 3 buyers and now about to embark on a journey with the World’s biggest retailer.

Me, little ‘ol Todd Miller from Adelaide, Australia, working with and selling products to Wal-Mart. Amazing! There are many other retailers, partners and customers I work with, but Wal-Mart is another step. A step to Everest. I am looking forward to the ride.

Lastly in the immortal words of Karen Carpenter “We have only just begun….”

Hey! Over here! That’s right, it’s me

Good Morning, Evening and Afternoon Planet Earth,

This is my first blog. It’s been some time coming, something I have been thinking about for some time. For those of you who don’t know me I am Todd Miller. Husband, Dad, family man first. Love my family, love them to bits.

I have an incredible family. Incredible partner in Love and Life, and 3 daughters who inspire, amaze and delight me everyday. These 4 people provide the fuel that drives me.

Second I am a businessman. A global businessman. I started a business from scratch 3 1/2 years ago. This business has been quite the adventure – adventures that I will share with you.

This is a raw account of a life filled with joy, love, hope, passion and belief. Its also a life with challenges, struggles, rejection, missed opportunities and mistakes.

Tonight I was fortunate to listen to Dr John Demartini at a seminar. Lots of life lessons, quotes, and insights into myself. The ‘A, Ha’ moment tonight was I found out I am addicted to praise. The need to have people recognize me, my achievements, pat me on the back. Fear of not making, not having, not losing. I need to get over this, and I will.

In this blog I hope to inspire you on life, love, balance, health, and business. Journey’s, adventures, mis-adventures, stories, and personal accounts of what I call ‘Adventures of a Travelling Salesman’

Lastly here’s a quote to make your day:

‘If your Dreams don’t Scare you, you are not thinking BIG enough’