Brilliant Ideas I am Having for My Own Business – and for Yours

I’m on fire with brilliant ideas today, for my business and for yours. I have a feeling it is going to be a very creative day. Here’s just a few: I have a gorgeous office in my garden which I don’t use very much anymore since I took my gap year in 2010. I built it back in the days when I was much busier with my work, when I owned and ran many more businesses. Since I have simplified my affairs it stands empty a lot of the time although we do play Cashflow games down there when my […]

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Want -v- Should

There’s a bit of a recurring theme with my new clients this week, they’ve got two really great ideas for different businesses and they want to do X as well as Y. It falls to me to tell them that if they do both, it’s like running in lanes 1 and 2 in the 100 meter race, you aren’t going to win and you’ll be lucky if you finish before the next race starts. Or like being the jockey on two horses in one race, going nowhere fast. It’s a horrid job, because I am a Scanner too, but someone’s […]

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Creative Napping

I’m about ten days into experimenting with creative napping. Here’s how it works. I get up whenever I feel like it in the morning and I motor through my list of intentions for the day until lunchtime or just beyond. At some point I force myself to stop working and go for a lie down. I might read or stroke the cat or have a little sleep or meditate, or all of the above. Whatever. I take a break in my day. Rather a long one. Up to four hours usually between 2 and 6 p.m. Very Mediterranean, me. Then […]

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