For the past 10 years, thousands of franchise executives around the world have enjoyed receiving a regular email tip from FRI’s Founder, Greg Nathan.

These short stories on the psychology of business and everyday life have been likened to “mind brightening pills” as they open our thinking to fresh insights for improving wellbeing, business performance and franchise relationships.

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Using the Platinum Rule to Save Your Neck

19 May 2022
There is an old story of a King who heard a rumour that four of his most trusted knights were trying to take advantage of his daughters. Despite the knights' protests,

The Oath

13 April 2022
Last week I enjoyed a pleasant face to face breakfast with a colleague I hadn't seen in several years. We walked a couple of blocks from my house to a

The man with the handlebar moustache

22 March 2022
If you have ever started a business from scratch, you will know how hard it is to find customers who will put their trust in you. In 1989, I left

Beyond thoughts and prayers

7 March 2022
I don't know about you, but I've been feeling a particular intensity this week. Globally, we have the angst of the unfolding situation in the Ukraine, and its heartbreaking impact on

Reversing Burnout by Watering Our Own Lawn

11 February 2022
I was recently invited to speak on a panel with a fellow psychologist about how leaders can move beyond burnout, promote optimism and keep their leadership real. While I loved

The Day the Prime Minister Called

27 January 2022
This is a story about three important values - excellence, service and integrity. It starts on a sleepy Saturday morning back in 1978 when the phone rang. My parents were still

Turning the tables

3 December 2021
Just over 10 years ago, my team and I decided we would close our Brisbane office and work from our respective homes. While many clients and colleagues expressed skepticism this

That’s Totally Inappropriate!

19 November 2021
This morning I was out walking my Cavoodle, Leo. As we approached a local sports oval, I heard a woman in the distance chastising someone. "That is totally inappropriate!" she

Getting Your MoJo Back

7 October 2021
A number of people have been telling me they've been feeling flat and having trouble getting going. It’s a common experience.  The professional term is languishing. I call it 'the pandemic within the pandemic'.

The Old Woman Who Never Aged

22 September 2021
In 2001 I visited Singapore to give a presentation at a Franchising Association Conference. As I left the stage, a lady approached me and presented me with a book she

Ten Emerging Risks Facing The Franchising Sector

9 September 2021
A franchisor client recently emailed me asking if I could share any insights on emerging risks facing the franchising sector. You'll find my response below in the form of 10

The Actress Next Door

26 August 2021
Just prior to Christmas I had my team over for dinner as part of a two-day get together - a balance of team building, business planning and professional development. Because a

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