Crossing the Atlantic I was keen to test out Mr Branson’s latest in-seat multi-media technology. The hours passed quickly as I laughed at The Internship and cried with the Guilt Trip. As alcohol and altitude fuelled the emotions I got into the US spirit… [Read more...]
As my first year of business in York neared its end I arrived at work one Monday to discover a ransacked office. Cables were ripped out of walls, paper covered the floor and my only computer was gone… [Read more...]
The organisers chose to kick things off with a ‘motivational speaker’ and the billing stated our man of purpose was a ‘leading entrepreneur and businessman’.
Now, in my experience these things can go one of two ways. I won’t mess you about. He had a shocker… [Read more...]
John Keats, the famous 19th century poet, became part of the Italian family holiday during the summer and his life fascinated me… [Read more...]
The personal journey over the last quarter century has had its mix of success and failure; critical experience informing the senses as to whether something new can progress sufficiently so it bears fruit in the longer-term… [Read more...]
Most people who try to sell to me over the phone are crap at their job. What’s worse is the fact you can tell in seconds that they’ve received some god-awful training which might as well be called ‘How to shaft the customer’… [Read more...]
Just like the hitchhiker, you put yourself right in front of passing potential customers, waiting for someone to take interest and stop by… [Read more...]