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
Adjusting to deafening silence is not easy Teaching budding entrepreneurs about finance, marketing and business plans etc. is commonplace. But how many courses allow their content to be infiltrated by a fundamental issue virtually all start-ups face? I'm talking about the shock of deafening silence... 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. 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
Waste: a subject loved by lateral-minded, innovative entrepreneurs THERE is nothing I want more than for good minds to go to waste. I joke not. Brilliant young brains in all aspects of education – especially budding entrepreneurs who could and should be applying themselves to turning brainpower waste into lolly... Read More