What Do You Want Your Business to Do for You?

It all began with two calls last weekend. One from a man who is one of my PWYW ad hoc clients. I hadn’t heard from him for the entirety of 2016 so it was a special delight to see him booked into my diary on Saturday. And, on Sunday, a former client who has become a friend wanted to have a formal-ish pick my brains session about money and business. Both of them are high achievers. Both of them are sick of business feeling “hard”. Both conversations speedily ended up in the place of “What’s it all about, Alfie?” I […]

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Who Can You Talk To About Your Business and Your Life?

If you are self-employed and work for yourself, who can you talk to about your business and your life? I no longer think it is either possible or desirable to try to separate the glorious complex human being that you are from you the entrepreneur and business owner. We don’t operate in a vacuum, it’s not healthy and all work and no play makes Judith a dull girl. Today I was inspired by this message from Hollie Holden about cutting your plan in half and then in half again, saying no and hugging a tree. Often these are precisely the […]

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