Startup Survival Podcast
Drawing on 30+ years’ experience of starting + growing companies, this Startup Survival Podcast seeks to provide fresh insight, practical ideas and key references for entrepreneurs seeking to navigate the crisis – and ultimately discover and create new opportunities. Working with LSE on Startup Survival Working with LSE… Read More
Monster Entrepreneur: But is Trump Passing Wind?
President Trump, the monster entrepreneur with a single-minded approach to presidential power, gets his biggest test on November 6th 2018... Read More
Entrepreneurial Stamina Izzard Style
Do you have the entrepreneurial stamina to make your new venture financially sustainable? Do you have the entrepreneurial stamina to turn that new venture into a successful and thriving organisation? Read More
Biggest Challenge Facing Entrepreneurs
What is the biggest challenge facing entrepreneurs today? Is it access to finance? Is it knowing the right people? Is it having the right skills? All of the above gets the grey matter working, but for me the biggest challenge facing entrepreneurs is something different. It is… Read More
Teach & Defeat Deafening Silence
Being able to defeat deafening silence is a behaviour most entrepreneurs must demonstrate Teaching budding entrepreneurs about finance, marketing and business plans etc. is commonplace. But why is it so many courses forget to include a fundamental issue virtually all start-ups face? Read More
Have You Been Mis-sold Christmas?
Calls you don't want Hold onto to your festive hats folks. It's emerging billions of people worldwide may have been mis-sold Christmas. You may be affected. Mis-sold Christmas - what, more porky pies? Stories about flying reindeer, sacks of presents disappearing down chimneys and a white-bearded jolly soul riding a sky-high sleigh, may, just may, contain a whiff of untruth... Read More
My Biggest Fear: Time to Confess and Confront
Fears: confess and confront Last month's post was published days before I completed my first marathon. For me, the run was three hours of joy followed by 96 minutes of unrelenting pain. Finishing provoked elation, tears and disbelief... Read More
Detecting Meaningful Success
Image courtesy of ITV In fewer than 7 days I embark on another uncertain journey in search of meaningful success. But, unlike my current solo visit to Colombia, I am questioning my ability to complete the 'trip' and know 'pain' will be a regular companion... Read More