Tyson E. Franklin



It's No Secret with Dr T. 

If you want to earn more, work less and enjoy what you do each day, then tune into my weekly podcast series. Each week I'll have guests from all over the world share their thoughts, insights and experiences in all aspects of life and business.

In addition to my weekly guest, I will also have FIVE MINUTE FRIDAYS, a short podcast episode where I will share what's on my mind each and every Friday.  

My goal each week is for you to take away key information that will make your business life more profitable and your personal life more enjoyable. In the end, you will earn more, work less and enjoy what you do each day.  

You can download or listen to each episode directly from this webpage, or on iTunes, PlayerFMStitcher, Tunein and Libsyn

Latest Episode

Dr Fern Kazlow (aka Dr K) is a New York City Psychotherapist, speaker, author, and business and branding consultant and she helps business people, especially high performers, the top one percenters (1%) live in the no doubt zone.  In this podcast episode, we discuss what is psychotherapy, peoples resistance to change, stories, beliefs and trances, fear of failure and fear of success... read more...

Listen & Download Episode #38


When I work with my coaching clients this is one subject I like to bring up very early because a lot of money can be wasted by not understanding the difference between Reach & Frequency. These two terms are often used by Sales Reps to assist in selling their marketing product. Basically reach is the number of people that will see your marketing message, whereas frequency is.... read more...

You Can't Polish A Poo - Part Two (Reach Versus Frequency)


Poppy and Geoff Spencer are Relationship Experts based in Sarasota, Florida and authors of the hugely successful book One Billion Seconds. Today we talk about relationships in and out of the workplace, and how to get more out of each relationship in a positive way. Many relationships fail because there’s a lack of communication skills and maturity, which... read more...

 Listen & Download Episode #37


Of course, polishing a poo is impossible, but some Sales Reps come quite close to making it sparkle, which is what I want to talk about today. I was going to title this episode beware there's a sales rep coming to see you, but I wanted a title that would grab your attention. Would you ever consider swimming in a pool of sharks without a safety cage? Probably not, but... read more...

You Can't Polish A Poo - Part One (Sales Rep Warning)


Sam Harrop is a very successful Business Coach and Mentor and is the author of two books, Getting Stuff Done and Small Business Big Exit. When Sam was last on my podcast, Episode #30 we talked about Getting Stuff Done, but today we're focusing on his second book Small Business Big Exit: How to make more money selling your business than running it... read more...

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I would love to take credit for the title of this blog and podcast, but it’s a quote from Ray Kroc, the founder of McDonald's. I’m not sure if Founder is the correct title for Ray Kroc, especially after seeing the movie FOUNDER, but Ray Kroc was the man who made systems what they are today. Ray Kroc took systems, developed initially by the McDonalds Brothers and made them better, and also... read more...

Is Your Business Green & Growing Or Ripe & Rotting? 


Many small business owners find it challenging to stay focused on the task ahead because of shiny bright lights? And often they let their negative thoughts affect their decision making or lack of decision making and this is where Deb Johnstone from Transformational Pathway Australia comes in. Deb Johnstone is a Mindset and NLP business coach and she has helped me keep my head screwed on... read more...

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How often have you heard a wealthy person say that time with the people you love is far more important than how much money you make or how much you have in the bank? We hear it all the time, and if this is TRUE, why do we keep trading our time for money each day? Are wealthy people telling us lies so they can keep all the money to themselves? Are they just being greedy? I don’t think so, but... read more...

Time Versus Money


Wilson Lawrence is a Performance, Personal Development and English Communications Coach and today we are talking about the 5 Ways To Approach Adversity. Regardless of who you are or the type of business you run we are all going to be faced with adversity multiple multiple times in our careers, but what is important is how we approach it... read more...

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Last Monday was Easter Monday, which in Australia is a public holiday, except if you work for yourself, it’s more a day to catch up on things without there being phone calls and emails. Anyway I was on Facebook and I saw a post about an upcoming webinar on growing your health business and since that is my industry, and it looked worthwhile, I decided to register.... read more...

Can You Trust A Relationship That Starts With A Lie?


Rem Jackson is the CEO and founder of Top Practices, which is a marketing and management company for doctors in the field of podiatry. Now, before you shoot off thinking this podcast is not for you because you're not a podiatrist, stop, listen and learn because marketing is marketing regardless of the profession and marketing is the single most valuable use of your time regardless of... read more...

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My brother I grew up on the Gold Coast, and we spent a lot of time crabbing on the weekends. We’d go out early in the morning, just before sunrise and we’d get back at sunset. On a good day, we’d catch dozens of mud crabs.  Once caught we’d place them in a large bucket, well actually it was more like a big plastic rubbish bin, with two sturdy handles on either side for ease of getting it out of the boat.... read more...

Mud Crab Boogie 


Today I have the pleasure of talking with Cindy Rodriguez, from Orlando Florida about startups, her podcast The Fierce Entrepreneur and what she has learnt through her entrepreneurial journey in the business world. All entrepreneurs struggle with the same two things, time management and giving up control and it takes time to be able to come to terms with them and use them to your benefit.... read more...

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 For the past three years, and this year will be my fourth, I’ve attended a 3-Day event in Tempe, Arizona, run by Success Technologies and Dave Frees. Each year the event alternates its theme. One year it will be 3-Days To Success and the other year Business black Op, both fantastic events. Last year, or it could have been the year before... read more...

Don't Change Anything For 6-Months 


Today I talk with Paul Wright about the concept of information marketing and packaging your thoughts for profits. Paul Wright is a Physiotherapist, business coach and mentor, and author of the best selling book How to Run A One Minute Practice. It’s important to point out that you can learn a lot from other professions, outside of ... read more...

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Today I want to share a story from my childhood and how my mums Cherry Ripe chocolate taught me a great lesson about systems and why slight system changes can have devastating results long-term on your business if you don't keep an eye on them. My mother loved Cherry Ripe's, and about once a month she would... read more...

What Mums Cherry Ripe Taught Me About Systems 


Sam Harrop is a very successful Business Coach and Mentor and is the author of two books, Getting Stuff Done and Small Business Big Exit. Today we're going to discuss Sam's first book, Getting Stuff Done: How To Procrastinate Less and Achieve More...and who does not want to get more done?... read more...

Listen & Download #30


About three weeks ago a friend and fellow Seacret agent, that’s S.E.A.C.R.E.T agent, not Secret Agent, from Canada, Nicole Humphries, was visiting Cairns and while she was here she ran a workshop on leadership. She shared some awesome information and I especially... read more...

List Your Successes


Nicky Jurd owns a website development company in Cairns called Precedence, who specialises in building websites for small businesses, and she feels many small business owners are leaving the financial future of their businesses in the hands of social media channels, which they do not own or control. A great ... read more...

Listen & Download #29


Last weekend I was at a SEACRET Skincare conference in Melbourne at the Exhibition Centre, and during the first lunch break, on day one, a group of us shot over to DFO to quickly get something to eat. When we walked into the food court I immediately spotted a hamburger store, and I thought YES, it's going to be burgers for me... read more...

Learn & Profit From Their Mistakes 


Jay Henderson owns a business called Real Talent Hiring and is the author of the highly successful book The Ultimate Small Business Guide To Hiring Super-Stars, and today we discuss how to identify super-stars for your business and also how to avoid duds. If you want to scale your business, grow your business and...read more...

Listen & Download Episode #28


Ginger Baker was the drummer for CREAM and he had one goal, to become a drummer in a band, and he had this goal way before he ever knew how to play the drums...That's the power of a true goal.   In this episode, I talk about my own goals as a 12-year old and how... read more...



Omar Zenhom is the co-creator of the webinar platform WebinarNinja and host of the $100 MBA Show. I was super keen to learn more about webinars and how they can be of benefit to small business. Does having a webinar really help your business and can you make money from running regular webinars... read more...

Listen & Download Episode #27


Last week I spoke at a 2-day event in Brisbane called IN BUSINESS IN HEALTH and Glen Richards, one of the Sharks from the Australian Shark Tank, gave a 45-minute presentation about his journey from a country kid in western Queensland all the way through to becoming the newest member of the Shark Tank... read more...

Shark Tank Success Traits


Travis Chappell is a networking master and as he says, networking is the best way to accelerate growth in life, regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, a doctor or if you're working 9-5 and working your way up the various management levels. By building relationships with people you will accelerate your career a lot faster...read more...

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This weeks Five Minute Friday is based on a blog article I wrote on my website back in 2015, titled Helicopter Marketing and I thought it was time to take it for another spin.  I've been preparing all week for a presentation I'm doing in Brisbane and at the IN... read more...

Helicopter Marketing & Business Consistency


Mark Minard is an entrepreneur, speaker, best-selling author of The Story Of You, podcast host of Elevating Beyond, Owner & CEO of Dreamshine and lives in Columbus Ohio. We opened our conversation today talking about growth: As you grow and move out of your comfort zone it can sometimes feel quite lonely... read more...

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Every year I choose a word to use for my yearly focus. I've found it keeps me on track. I’ve only been doing this for the past few years, and for me, it works extremely well, so maybe it's worth considering yourself. In 2016 my word for the year was... read more...

CONNECTION Is My Word For 2018


Dr Jesse Green was my guest on Episode #12: The Recovery Paradox and after we concluded that particular episode we kept talking and eventually moved onto the subject of branding and his favourite band ACDC and what he believes made ACDC one of the biggest bands in the world. I asked Jesse if he minded...read more... 

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Businesses that fail to have systems also fail to reach their full potential, because you cannot run a successful business by hoping everyone is doing a particular task correctly. Some businesses have “informal” systems, but a system not documented is also a system... read more...

7 Reason Why You Need Systems 


Kathryn Kemp Guylay is the author of six best-selling books, the host of two podcasts, the Mountain Mantra Podcast and Positive on Publishing Podcast. She is also a professional speaker, business coach, entrepreneur and proud mum, and she resides in one of the most beautiful places on earth Sun Valley, Idaho. She talks from experience and she shares an interesting story meeting the President of The United States and...read more

 Listen to Episode 23


I don’t care what type of business you have, or how good your customer service is, you’re going to eventually have a few difficult clients, the ones that make you want to stay in bed on a Monday morning and not go to work.  And worst of all, they think their... read more...

The Blowfly Principle



My guest today is Dr. Dave Weiman who is a Management Psychologist in Philadelphia. He holds multiple Masters and Doctorate degrees and is a sort after speaker, executive coach and pre-hire assessment specialist.  Today we discuss the Psychology of Commitment...read more...

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In my book, It’s No Secret There’s Money in Small Business I touch on seven marketing myths and the reason I wanted to talk about this subject was because many small business owners still believe these myths are true and it’s holding them back from being successful.... read more...

7 Marketing Myths


Matt Hanham is a Perth based entrepreneur, investor and consultant with a passion for small business, technology and wealth building. He is the director of Visible and host of #Amplify Your Business podcast. He also has one dirty little secret that he likes to keep hidden; he’s also an accountant, but let's not tell anyone.... read more...

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Well, we’ve made it to the end of week one, 2018 and by now I would imagine you’ve probably seen at least fifty or so post about making New Year's resolutions and setting goals. If you haven’t, you’ve either been incarcerated the past week or lucky enough to be on a cruise ship with no internet, you would have heard a lot of... read more...

Was Week One A Hit or Miss


Tim Hyde is based in Canberra and runs a successful marketing agency called Win More Clients. As Tim points out, your digital presence, marketing automation, your social strategy and your brand are all pieces of a much larger puzzle. Uncle Scrooge: Tim was inspired at the age of six by Golden Books Uncle Scrooge... read more...

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One of the hardest things to do when returning from a great business seminar, or conference is implementing what you’ve just learnt. You’ll get home and the next day, usually a Monday, you’ll head into work full of vigour, only to realise you have appointments schedule the whole day, from 8.30am to 5.30pm, but not to worry... read more...

Post Conference Time Blocking


Jordan Thomas is an amazingly talented young man based in Bakersfield California. Jordan is the author of three books and his most recent book is Create, Execute, Repeat – Leveraging Creativity in Business & Life. But here’s something really cool about Jordan, he’s only 20 years of age and is currently study Business Administration... read more

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This week’s episode is all about connecting with other people and building long-term relationships by getting off your bum. I was recently interviewed on the Amplify Your Business Podcast with Matt J. Hanham, and Matt asked what advice would I give a business owner that would help propel their business. My answer was... read more...

Get Off Your Bum


Somnath Sikdar is a 6th Dan Black Belt and owner of The Dragon Gym, which is a small chain of martial arts schools in Southeast Pennsylvania. He holds degrees in Science and Electrical Engineering, with minors in Systems Science and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, which proves you can... read more...

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But My Business Is Different is actually the title from chapter one of my book It’s no Secret There’s Money in Small Business, and the reason I wrote this chapter is because it’s a common response received from people when someone is trying to give them sound business advice, especially if the person offering...read more

But My Business Is Different


In this episode I interview Jeff Peterson, CEO and Co-Founder of Geneva Supply and Bill Davis, VP of Sales and Marketing at Snap-On Industrial Power Tools, sub-brand Sioux Tools. Jeff is also the co-creator of Biz Tank, which is a nonprofit organisation connecting kids to real life business... read more

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Last week I wrote a blog for my website titled Create A Future Ideas Folder (FIF) and the purpose of this folder is to store marketing and advertising, created by other people, that captures your eye.Things that really jump out at you that make you pay attention, or you think is unique in some way...Read more

The Brain Book


A Magician is an Actor playing the role of a Magician. My guest Dennis Friebe, aka Kardenni, is both a Magician and an Actor based in Orlando, Florida. One thing I know for sure, Dennis is a doer of many things. To understand something fully he can’t just read about it, he must experience it and do it, and then...read more

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Today I was having a Zoom call with my good friend Dana Cardinas from Texas and we got onto the subject of identifying your ideal client and why this is the most important thing every business needs to do, way before they think about marketing. Dana runs a business called Practice Tech Solutions and we're both...read more

Your Ideal Client


Kevin Miller is the host of The Ziglar Show: Inspiring Your True Performance, and clinic and global platform developer for True Life Medicine in Colorado. He’s the father of nine children, yet still makes exercise a priority, as fitness has always been a big part of his life as a former professional cyclist... read more

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Today I want to talk about something that everyone seems to brush under the carpet and for some reason, no one really wants to talk about, and I don’t know why. I want to talk about Events and No Shows People say YES to an event and then simply don’t turn up. Now I'm not talking about the people that contact you.... read more

Events & No Shows


Eddie Gordon is a mixed martial artist and winner of the UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) – Season 19. He’s a motivational speaker, entrepreneur and Bestselling Author of Forever Truckin – Mastering The Will To Win. In this episode we discuss: Why being in business and being a fighter are quite similar... read more

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If you're in the public eye, or ear, for an extended period of time you will be judged, and people will have a certain level of expectation when they meet you. Here's the big question: Do you live up to that expectation? This podcast episode is based on a blog article I wrote on...read more

The Importance of Being Genuine


As I discovered, not every young person runs around like a headless chook, in fact, some are super switched on about their future careers and I think this is one episode you’ll want your kids to tune into. Today I had an awesome conversation with four high school students from Wisconsin, USA. Read more

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Dr. Jesse Green is the only person I know that's spent a week with Richard Branson on his private island in the British Virgin Islands, and in addition to this he's a best-selling author, entrepreneur, thought leader in dental management, business coach and the host of a very successful podcast called The Savvy Dentist. Read more

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I recently did a keynote speech for the Young Entrepreneurs Project in Cairns titled Persistence and Resilience and this short Five Minute Friday recording touches on a few of the key points from my talk. It's a common fact that if you want to be successful, in all areas of life, it does take persistence and resilience. Read more 

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Dean S. Hawkins is a highly decorated Fire Officer & Trainer based in Cairns, Far North Queensland and is the author of the highly successful book Fight Fire with Fire – How to use firefighting techniques to find your purpose, overcome all obstacles and reach your goals. But what can a Fire Officer teach...read more

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Jared Warner from 123 Get Found helps people grow and scale their companies with effective online marketing. He basically helps companies get found on the busy, crowded web. Get Found, Get Results & Get Smart - What does that all mean? As Jared says there are only three things that really matter in business... read more...

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My Guest today is Pat Flynn from Westchester Pennsylvania. Pat is an author, fitness minimalist, business coach, guitarist and podcaster. He helps people do more with less and this is what our conversation is all about, the power of being a generalist, not a specialist. We're often taught to specialise and not be a...read more

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My guest today is Shannean Moncrieff and when I first met Shannean, almost twenty years ago, she was a very well respected lawyer working at a prestigious law firm in Cairns, however after having children she transitioned out of law, into a more creative life and once again she has excelled... read more...

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Chris Desmond is the host of a successful podcast series titled Uncomfortable is OK. In this series, Chris chats with people who have done some amazing things or had unique ideas that have taken them out of their comfort zone, and by doing this they have become much...Read more

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Michael Hanrahan owns a publishing company in Melbourne, Michael Hanrahan Publishing and is the author of Stand Out, 7 steps to self-publishing a book that will build your profile, promote your business and make you stand out from the crowd. Self-published books use to have poorly designed covers, substandard layout and...read more

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Calvin Wayman is a professional speaker and social media entrepreneur, and is the best selling author of Fish Out of Water: The Guide To Achieving Breakthrough & Permanently Transforming Into A New You. He’s been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, The Huffington Post, Social Media Examiner and was named one of the Top...read more

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My guest today is Moty Ben Shabat, Co-Founder of SEACRET Direct, a billion dollar skin care company based in Arizona, where they produce products made from Minerals From The Dead Sea. Moty served a number of years in the Israeli Army as a Medic and his long-term plan was to study medicine, however, he had no money...read more

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Today’s guest is Wilson Lawrence. Wilson is a Performance, Personal Development and English Communications Coach focusing on Self and Time Management. He studied at the South West London College For Higher Business Studies and is based in Germany. I first heard of Wilson Lawrence on the ...read more

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David M. Frees is a Trust, Estate and Wealth Preservation Lawyer from Phoenixville Pennsylvania. He is an expert when it comes to persuasion and communication, and on a personal note, Dave is one of the best communicators I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. I think you’ll go back and listen to this episode numerous times, because...read more 

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Being a new podcast series I know it’s important for the first episode to be good. I talked this over with my friend and podcast guru Ronsley Vaz, and he said I should be the first guest on my own show.

That’s not what I was expecting, but Ronsley said it was important for my listeners to get to know me, what I stand for and...read more   

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