3 Good Reasons to Start Your Own Business

22 Jan 2014 I realised this week that it’s almost exactly a year since I took the decision to set up my own consultancy company.  Reflecting on the last year, one of the main things that has struck me is just how much help and encouragement I have received along the way, sometimes from unexpected quarters.   Of course you need to have …

One hour to save the world

29 Apr 2013 ‘If I had one hour to save the world, I would spend 55 minutes defining the problem and only five minutes finding the solution.’  I came across this quote from Einstein the other day, and thought what a great reminder it is to really think about the decisions that we make before rushing into them.  The downside is …

What does it mean to work for free?

22 Apr 2013 Jeff Haden’s post on Linkedin about why you should always do a little work for free got me thinking.  Generally I agree with his suggestion that working for free may give you opportunities to stretch yourself and be scared in a way that paid work may not.  I also think he has a point that ‘doing the …