Why Won’t Entrepreneurs Follow a System? Podcast Ep 201

This week it is my turn to bring the focus of the week and it is this: Why Are Entrepreneurs So Annoying? I am thinking particularly of those of us (and I include Nicola and myself in here) who buy systems and processes and proven formulae and then deviate from them, believing it is somehow different for us? Should Entrepreneurs ever bother to buy another’s system if we are not going to follow it? Why do we buy solutions and then deviate from them and blame what we have bought when the problem begins and ends with us? Self-sabotage by […]

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Morganisation: How I Organise My Life

I was brought up in a very organised (and punctual) household, we call it being Morganised. Here are a few of the domestic systems I operate. I hope they’ll be useful for you too. Remember to KISS, Keep It Simple! 1. A place for everything and everything in its place. This morning my bare feet were a bit chilly so I went to find my only pair of cashmere socks. Easy! They are always in precisely the same place in the same drawer so I can put my hands on them immediately. I only have one pair, they are a […]

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Creating A Business To Love: Taming The Monster

If you are self-employed, what I am about to say now may not apply to you. Because you might like pottering about at home, working when you choose and for whom you choose. You may have got used to your income being lumpy and not mind, because you enjoy the freedom it brings. You are your own boss, and leaving aside various uncertainties and the fact that you do everything that needs doing, it’s great. And if that’s you, I’m happy for you; some days that’s me too. But what happens if you are lucky, or successful, or both, is that […]

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