The Virtual Entrepreneur: This Is The Life

To the uninitiated, I may look like a saddo because my Significant Other is my laptop. This is because all my working partners and trusted colleagues are geographically remote from me and all my clients too, so pretty much all my relationships involve a Skype connection. My WiFi just went a bit dodgy today and then it went down altogether at lunchtime for about an hour causing palpitations. A 3-way Skype conference had to be abandoned – shame, I’d been looking forward to that. Thank Heavens for my iPad and its 3G card which means I can email someone who’s standing […]

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How I Work: Two Surprise Questions from a New Client

Today I was surprised by two questions from a new client. Surprised, that is, until I remembered that he had been a referral and hadn’t been reading my website, my blog, my newsletter and chatting to me for ages on Facebook before he decided to work with me. Nevertheless, it pointed up a failure in my marketing which I shall be rectifying forthwith by linking to this post on my About Me page. Both of these questions are about How I Work which I always think to be pretty irrelevant in as much as I always try to think in […]

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Caribbean Christmas 26: Why I Love My Laptop

I couldnt be off work for a month without my trusty laptop.   Dan, my pal from The Engine Room, set me up with a new MacBook Pro (my first) before I left the UK although I do operate Windows on it I must confess.   And it has been indispensable throughout the holiday allowing business as normal, or relatively so.   And perhaps even more importantly, give that this is a holiday, it has exhanced the holiday experience. The only restrictions here on operating normally, apart from the fact that I am supposed to be on holiday, are the absence of anywhere comfortable […]

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