The Received Wisdom or Your Own?

I am working with a lot of wannabe entrepreneurs right now in the 30DC or wannabe-more-profitable entrepreneurs and start-ups and I am answering scores of questions a day. Last night it was our weekly webinar when they get to call in and listen to my voice as I answer their questions. In both these scenarios I often find myself giving them two answers to their questions, the “received wisdom” answer and the “way I do it” answer. In my businesses I borrow from the former to create and then follow my own wisdom. Let me explain. They ask me questions […]

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Entrepreneurial Firsts – What Haven’t You Done Yet?

I was reading a piece on The Minimalists, one of my faves, in which @JFM took the time to write up 31 Somewhat Brief, Somewhat Banal Personal Things You May Or May Not Know About Me. And I found myself thinking “good game, good game” as Brucie would say. And then I thought “31, that’s an awful lot. I’ve already written one blog post today and I’m feeling wordy, but 31′s probably better saved for another day”. But I’ll catch up with you, Joshua, I will. This put me in mind of the BBC radio programme called I’ve Never Seen Star Wars […]

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