Bedroom Business becomes Big Business
Steve Jobs launched Apple from a garage. Mark Zuckerberg’s entrepreneurial journey with Facebook began in a university dormitory. Over 500,000 new UK firms are created each year and many start life as a bedroom business. Given the financial pressures faced by young people, is it any… 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
Flipping Classrooms with Romano Zavaroni
Following graduation in 1989 I rented a tiny, cell-like office in York for £17 a month. My entrepreneurial career had started. But getting to that point (and years later being able to create and grow a company on a global stage) was the result of one man's inspiration and devotion to flipping classrooms. 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
Are you a Network Olympian?
Are you a Network Olympian? IEEC 2016 delegates on your marks... And get set for this unique opportunity to take the unofficial title of Olympic Champion at this year's event in Liverpool. Read More
Can you be a money-saving mastermind? 'Cash is king' is a phrase every adviser has shared with me. Run out of money and your business dies... Read More