The Full Circle Of New Starts

The Full Circle Of New Starts

Over the years, I have started and re-started my business a good few times. I no longer refer to this as starting many businesses, as I am beginning to understand it was always one business: I was always selling what I do best: creativity. Right now, there are so many...
New Year, New Direction

New Year, New Direction

One of the weird things about teaching, training or sharing info to help other people is that, most often, you can’t really help yourself in the same way. This realisation is what was behind me seeking out someone to help me figure out what to do with my business in...
5 Lessons From Launching a Book

5 Lessons From Launching a Book

I spent September and October launching The Entrepreneur’s Emotional Toolbox with a series of events at incubator hubs and co-working spaces around Amsterdam. I have worked in marketing and promotions for a couple of decades now, but there is always something new to...
Happy birthday to me!

Happy birthday to me!

My birthday is toward the end of August and I am now toward the end of my forties… near enough to fifty to begin thinking about what that means. I don’t really care about what it means in general, but rather to me. All that ‘50 is the new 40’ nonsense doesn’t...
Reasons To Be Cheerful part 3 (Ian Dury)

Reasons To Be Cheerful part 3 (Ian Dury)

“Health service glasses Gigolos and brasses Round or skinny bottoms Take your mum to Paris Lighting up the chalice Wee Willy Harris Bantu Stephen Biko, listening to Rico Harpo, Groucho, Chico Reasons to be cheerful part 3 Reasons to be cheerful part 3 Reasons to be...
I am not your Target Market

I am not your Target Market

They say that word of mouth is the best form of marketing. Because someone is so happy with your product/service that they tell everyone they know, for free. Cos it helps, it does what it says. But in the modern world, this principle isn’t enough to be relied on it...