Why Is It So Hard To Say NO?

Today is November 1st. And today I started a challenge. To write a book within a month. It’s a bit like NaNoWriMo, about which I’ve written before, except I’m not writing a novel. I’m writing a memoir, and along with my two writing colleagues, we are each committed to writing 1,000 words a day. I’ve been preparing the ground for a while now, i.e. thinking about it and writing notes, downloading something called Scrivener. Yesterday I looked at my diary for November to work out what was going to get in my way. I have whole-day commitments on 4th, 7th and 11th […]

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Entrepreneurs: Do You LOVE What You Do?

The title of my first e-book is Creating A Business to Love*.   Do you love the business you are creating?   All of it? Which bits do you love and why?   Which bits do you hate and why?   And how can you move to doing more of the former and less of the latter? Depending on where you are at in your business you probably be sayng “yeah, right, like THAT’s a possibility” but I’m here to tell you its possible, its desirable and it can be done, perhaps even faster and easier than you imagined. And there’s one other really […]

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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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