Just Like Starting Over: Podcast Ep 180

  Someone has written to me asking what I would do if I were starting again in business now. I honestly don’t know is the truth. The only regrets I have over the last forty years include that I chose something so sedentary and (these days) computer based as I am not sure that’s good for my health; actually, I’m certain it’s not. Nicola and I debate whether typical standing-up/moving around/ physical jobs are any better for the body and conclude they all involve physical and emotional stresses and strains. Nicola knows she would start an Amazon FBA business. FBA […]

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Avoiding Friends and Family as Business Advisers

Friends and family are not our best business advisers. They know us too well. They often take us for granted. Sometimes, in their minds, we are trapped in the cliched pigeon hole they created for us when we were all much younger, when you were still a child in the case of your family, at school or Uni in the case of your friends. Are you still that person? No. Neither am I. They also get us in their lives for free and they are never going to become our paying customers or clients. Mostly we don’t even want that, […]

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