Bullies

Last week I was having a memory round-up (unbidden) of fairly recent occasions when bigger businesses than me had sought to bully me – and won. I don’t always have the energy, as a solopreneur, to fight every battle that comes my way. It is a matter of conserving my time, my energy and my focus for what’s really important to me, my own wellbeing and peace of mind, and my work with clients. A British broadsheet newspaper took issue with our domain name and our business name, something we had been actively using and trading for profit for some […]

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Entrepreneurial Challenges: Bullies, Bears and Mice

I wonder if there is a day which brings forth more entrepreneurial challenges than that which requires us to multi-task across the full spectrum of our skills, talents and abilities – and all simultaneously with no time for the seamless switch? I’m writing this at close of business and, as I write it, I can feel the blood booming round my body, stress levels raised. Everything turned out alright in the end, but there were some moments when it was touch and go. The day began innocently enough, as most days do. I was sitting at my desk enjoying a […]

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