Hitting disasters head on!

I’ve discovered that as I get older, I learn more about myself and how my views have changed (or perhaps improved). I’ve always known that I’m a reasonably positive person. The glass has always been half full and not half empty. But now, I can see that not only do I still have half a […]

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Do As I Say, Not As I Do!

Setting a good example is as essential in business as it is in parenting or teaching. If you have bad business practices, such as an absence of good Ts and Cs, or good credit control, how can you expect your clients to take you seriously when you advise them to have Ts and Cs, and […]

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This article may surprise you!

After over 30 years in law and over 50 years on the planet (nearly 20 of them spent as a parent!) it’s really hard to surprise me. Whatever mess you’ve got yourself in to, mistake you’ve made or error of judgement you’ve suffered from, not only have I probably dealt with a similar problem, I’ve […]

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To CV or Not to CV, That is the Question.

Or at least that’s how it feels. I like to think that I’m reasonably realistic, and I know that people tend to exaggerate their skills and abilities in their CVs and in interviews. A passing interest in sport can become a passionate love of football. Putting a few coins in a collecting box can become […]

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Today I Am Completely Armless

  Or at least that’s how it feels. I feel like there is an important piece of me missing – that’s because there is an important piece of me missing! I am completely without my phone today and I am completely beside myself. Don’t worry, I didn’t throw it at anyone or anything following a […]

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Share and Share Alike

January may be famous as the divorce month, but it can also be the new start month. Not just in terms of relationship, but in business too. Many people come back from their Christmas break full of determination to start up on their own. Some of these ideas fall flat on their faces – often […]

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The Truth, The WHOLE Truth And Nothing But The Truth.

We all know not to believe everything you read, but what about the things that you hear? Like many people in business, I’ve often signed up to a deal or entered into a contract having listened to a sales pitch. I may not have been influenced by it, and I may have taken some of […]

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New Year – Old Advice

New Year is traditionally the time when people take stock of their lives, both personal and professional, and consider making changes. There’s all the usual ones, like living more healthily (usually due to too much over eating at Christmas!) and taking up a new hobby (usually due to spending too much time with family over the […]

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