Startup Survival Podcast

Drawing on 30+ years’ experience of starting + growing companies, I’ve written and published this Startup Survival Podcast to provide fresh insight, practical ideas and key references for entrepreneurs seeking to navigate any crisis – and ultimately discover and create new opportunities.   Working with LSE on the Startup… Read More

Startup Mind Power: Turbo-charge your venture

Startup Mind Power Startup Mind Power is about understanding your mind and using that knowledge so your business functions at a higher level. By using startup mind power you can achieve meaningful ‘beyond expectation’ results quickly. We all have startup mind power, but most people don’t know how… Read More

Thank you for Listening

Support for the Startup Survival Podcast has been humbling. Throughout the crisis people from all over the world have been in touch, often to share that simple but most pleasing word of all: ‘Thank-you.’ But nothing quite prepared me for this. Go on, play it. Read More

Empathetic Patient Selling

Empathetic, patient selling is the way startups should engage customers and prospects during the C19 crisis. In times of uncertainty, people are typically not looking for deals, discounts and best buys. Instead, they are looking for support, help and reassurance. But why is it so important to understand empathetic… Read More

Effective Communications: Make the Complex Simple

For any business, effective communications is all about making the complex simple. Your proud research-backed venture may have a world-beating product, all positioned and priced correctly. But if you are falling into this very common communications trap, the success you believe you deserve will always elude you... Read More

Startup Podcast Journey Update

Latest Update: First 3 Episodes Published When this Survival Startup podcast journey began, I felt like Derek Sivers’ shirtless dancing guy. I was on my own and prepared to lead. But would anyone follow? If you’re not familiar with Derek’s solo dancer, treat yourself to 3+ minutes of presentation brilliance… Read More

Trust Ladders

Trust ladders are critical aids for anyone wanting to start and/or grow a business. However, in all my experience, only a minority of startups actively take advantage of trust ladders and go onto treat them with appropriate respect. What are these trust ladders and how might they help you… Read More

Christmas Thank You

Uncertainty, uncertainty, uncertainty. A year typified by turmoil, trouble and turbulence, nears its end. But with so much upheaval it's easy to lose sight of the good stuff; what holds us, what connects us and what brings us together. So here is our Christmas message to you... Read More