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Sometimes my thoughts may be outspoken but they are always original. Hopefully you get something from them. I would love to hear your comments.
It ‘aint what you do, it’s the way that you do it….and that’s what…. So recently a client and friend of mine attended an event where they were given the opportunity to speak and tell their story of how they got to where they are right now. He’s a very successful businessman and has changed
This morning I spent some time in a Leicester Business Networking at an event called the ‘Creative Coffee’, billed as an event where creatives can meet, network and talk about their projects. Today’s guest speaker was Dr Rachel Graham, Reader in Creative Industries, Leicester Castle Business School. Stop yawning…I can hear you yawning. And if
Been thinking about ‘new audiences’ yesterday and today. They say “To get what you’ve always got, you do what you’ve always done.” The logic of that is perfectly fine, but when as a business owner do you realise that the audience you have is not what you want or need and does a lack of
Have you ever thought of a ‘great business idea’ and then when you got home, completely forgotten what it actually was? Have you ever seen something on a night out and thought, “Wow…now I’d like to try that with my business”, only to have a few too many sherbert’s and cant remember for the life
A couple of years ago I worked with a small business that was very good at what it did. I’d like to think it was a bit of a dark horse or a best kept secret in it’s industry. But what it wasn’t good at was planning. It was terrible at planning it’s business. The
What better way to honour the great democratic catastrophe that is Brexit, than to answer a question that nobody ever seems to come up with an adequate response to: Should executives and business owners run companies more democratically? Does that help them operate more effectively and attract better talent? Let’s take a look at how
According to Wikipedia, a ‘Siege Mentality’ is, “Siege Mentality is a shared feeling of victimisation and defensiveness—a term derived from the actual experience of military defences of real sieges. It is a collective state of mind whereby a group of people believe themselves constantly attacked, oppressed, or isolated in the face of the negative intentions
“Video killed the radio star…video killed the radio star” Did it? Did it really? No of course not, but video is quickly becoming THE go-to method for businesses of any size to market their products and services. At the time of writing this, people all over the country, (maybe even the world), are talking about
Road Signs Tell You of Danger…Here Are 10 In the last few weeks I’ve been working my backside off. Websites, books, podcasts, speaking, coaching and networking. Not all at the same time, but my days have been very full. Don’t get me wrong I love doing all these things, but there comes a time when
Please spare me two minutes of your time…Now I will not take credit for most of this piece, but I always like to share things that I think are relevant and have something to provoke thought. On a recent trip to the not so sunny country that is Scotland, I shared driving duties with my
I want to talk about something that can help you grow you and your business and also clear up some misconceptions about what I do as an individual.
I’m writing to you from the future and want to tell you how successful you’ve been…
Many psychologists know that it’s much easier to describe something that has already happened than to describe something that is going to happen in the future.
Many years ago, Henry Ford, (no relation, but right now I’ll take it), founder of Ford Motors, was involved in a libel trial with a Chicago Newspaper that accused him of being ‘ignorant’.
In an attempt to prove their case, the lawyers for the newspaper put Mr Ford on the stand and asked him a series of questions designed to ‘prove’ their assertion he was indeed ignorant.
A few years back, when you had a product or service to sell what did you do to get the word out? You tried press releases, television ads, paper ads, cold calls, banner ads, display hoardings and any other means you could afford. Business went to those who had the largest marketing budgets.
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