Find New Business Ideas to (kick) Start your Business

Where to find new ideas to start your business If you read the post 'How to Profit from the Alternative Rhythms of Time', you'll be aware I recommended the 'Springwise' website. It's just one place to find new business ideas to kick-start your thinking and get your daily fix of innovative and entrepreneurial thoughts... Read More

Profit from the Alternative Rhythms of Time

Our planet hosts 4 billion people who scrape by on less than $2 a day. Yet, perverse as it may sound, 24 hours in a day is not enough time for many people who work in industrialised economies. Lack of time rather than lack of money is an increasingly common complaint amongst the 100,000 million people who earn $20,000 or more annually... Read More

Why is the Most Important Entrepreneurial Skill Seldom Taught?

Understanding why the most important entrepreneurial skill is seldom taught Globally, little evidence exists that business start-up and survival rates are improving. Data released by Experian (November 2011) showed 70% of start-up businesses fail within 36 months of starting. So it's a mystery why the most important entrepreneurial skill is seldom taught. If entrepreneurs are to survive & thrive we need to provide the right training... Read More

Going faster by slowing down

Going faster by slowing down is a important way think In my earliest hitchhiking days, any stopping vehicle was an opportunity to travel. The excitement of the moment put me in the car. Going faster by slowing down was a concept outside my impatient grasp... Read More

Teenage Love Fires Entrepreneurial Spirit

Teenage love fires entrepreneurial spirit To describe one of my first loves as a 'big bag' might be a little misleading, but it is quite true. Like any other 16 year-old, relationships were important to me. I wasn't necessarily looking for love. But back then I had no idea how or why teenage love fires entrepreneurial spirit. Fast-forward. Thirty years later, I get goosebumps. And the hairs on the back of my neck stand on end when I think of how we first met. It was like this... Read More