An Entrepreneur’s Alphabet: K is for Karma

So, what I recommend is that you sit down and work out what you are sending out into the business ether and whether or not you are not only coming from a place which is instrinsically good, but that you can demonstrate that also. Big companies call it CSR (corporate social responsibility) and for a long time it was just lip service. But now, business leaders of the future have this front and centre on their agenda.

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An Entrepreneur’s Alphabet: J is for Judith

Got any tips for using and remembering the names and spellings of people who are important to your business? Professional Networkers and Supporters, this is your chance to share your best tips with the rest of us struggling with senior moments and hasty fingers.

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An Entrepreneur’s Alphabet: I is for Inspiration

Each day is a gift, and as long as my eyes open, I'll focus on the new day and all the happy memories I've stored away. Just for this time in my life. Old age is like a bank account. You withdraw from what you've put in. So, my advice to you would be to deposit a lot of happiness in the bank account of memories!

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An Entrepreneur’s Alphabet: H is for Heart

Courage, mes braves! I firmly feel that more heart can only be good for our small business world and I think - despite the heartlessness all around us - that there is also plenty of evidence in support of my theory if you only but look. Perhaps you could look with your heart, always remembering that what we watch out for increases?

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An Entrepreneur’s Alphabet: F is for Focus

So my advice is to pick your best idea and focus on it to the exclusion of all else until you have launched it and are drawing a regular income stream from it. Only then should you go on to begin to focus on your next idea. In The Money Gym, we call this Serial Focus!

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An Entrepreneur’s Alphabet: E is for Energy

People have often admired my energy and I know that people hang around me to feed off it. What's important as I get older is to harness it, appreciate it, bless it, husband it and use it wisely for the highest good. And this helps me because as I recognise how precious this finite resource is, I cannot afford to waste energy needlessly. It's a bit like running the tap while brushing your teeth. We used to do it all the time when we were younger but now we know better. We don't waste a natural resource which we have come increasingly to value.

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An Entrepreneur’s Alphabet: B is for Books

But right now, I find myself in the middle of a tempestuous re-ignition of a lifelong love affair with Books. Without wishing to 'fess up to also being a Scanner and let you know precisely how many books I am currently reading simultaneously (eight!), I will tell you about my catholic reading tastes. In fact, I could be described right now as being on a reading jag such is the obsession.

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