On Thursday, I re-connected with a chap I first met in 2012 when I spoke at the invitation of Action Jackson to the Bold Achievers group of young people in Holloway, North London. This young man distinguished himself that evening by already having published a book for student entrepreneurs, and this week he updated me on how he’d turned that into a business which involved him public speaking and teaching and inspiring others. We were talking in the week between his wedding and his honeymoon, and that gives you a clue to the man. He wanted to look at his […]
Recently I was enjoying a virtual chat with one of my online groups about people we knew were successful but we didn’t like very much. One is a Big Name in the world of personal development, the other a Best-Selling Musician with decades of top-of-the-charts success behind him. What we were able to do was decide it was his inspiration we wanted, not to become his friend. And the other chap’s music we wanted to enjoy, without judging the man per se. However, increasingly this doesn’t sit comfortably with all of us. And as one of my esteemed colleagues pointed out, she chooses now to work […]
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.