Podcast Ep 102: Making A Difference

Today on Own It! the Podcast, Nicola and I talk about choosing your niche and identifying your ideal customer which is something every bit of start-up advice encourages. But how do you choose? And what if you are not ready to do that yet? Listen here to episode 102. I found this quote from Jane Goodall on Facebook to be useful in this context: “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make” We talk about the sweet spot between what you have in your historical CV which gives you […]

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Making A Difference

Lots of the clients who turn up in my Skype diary tell me that they want to be making a difference with their lives. Me too. We have discussions about making a difference, life purpose, helping others and leaving a legacy. I read something recently which made the point that legacy is ego, we don’t necessarily need to go that far (although don’t let me stop you if you have big visions to leave something behind). Making a difference can be much closer to home, much easier to do every day, especially if that’s something you decide to live by. […]

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What’s Your Definition Of Success?

Q: What would have to happen in your day today for you to go home tonight and feel you had been successful? Q: What would have to happen in your world for you to consider yourself successful by the time you reach your next significant birthday? Q: What would have to happen in your life for you to to be peaceful on your deathbed, knowing you had enjoyed a successful life? A: For me to go home happy tonight I would have to have touched one person’s life and made a difference. A: To consider myself successful by my next significant […]

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