Category: Business

How to sell ideas

One often forgotten component of innovation is pitching. The momentous moment you stand in front of senior directors or investors to get buy in or funding for a project. You have spent hours and weeks in the development of this amazing idea. But as good as the idea […]

How to Plan, with Purpose

You walk in to the supermarket with a shopping list in your hand. It’s scribbled on a small piece of paper. You’ve read the recipe; you know how many you are cooking for. Your mind is focused, no distractions. You get what you came in for and you […]

Walking your talk

This is important to us, this is what we care about, this is what we believe, this is what we like to do, this is the kind of people we are, this is our culture. I arrived expecting a formal conversation, sat around a table with a glass […]

Deal with it, like an opportunity

As an employee or a business owner you have standards to adhere to and your customers have expectations of a certain level of quality. When those expectations are not met for whatever reason, you have to do something. The incident can either be a problem or an opportunity, […]

5 Steps to Confident Presenting

The thought of presenting or performing can be an overwhelming process. Anxiety can override you and mask the great ability that you have. It can damage your chance of success and make the build up a terrible experience. One that makes you avoid taking new opportunities to stretch […]

The entrepreneur fast lane

In April 2012, I decided to join 70 entrepreneurs and take part in the first Startup Weekend outside of London. A crash course in business and entrepreneurship and an opportunity to test the viability of a business idea that I’d had for a while. As the motto is No Talk, […]