What An Entrepreneur Can Learn From Doctor Who?
Doctor Who is one of the longest running TV shows of all time. It first aired in the 1960’s and is still going strong today. In fact a few years ago it celebrated its 50th anniversary. The programme centres around a character called The Doctor. He is an alien from a planet called Gallifrey and is thousands of years old. His race (the time lords) have a trick that they can use to cheat death. Whenever a time lord is about to die they can change every molecule of their body
Getting Good At Networking Is Like Learning To Have Sex
As a result of this I get business owners asking me all the time for the secret to successful networking. How can you get a huge return on your investment? After thinking about this for a while I think I’ve got the answer. Networking is like learning to get good at sex. If you think I’ve gone crazy allow me to elaborate. I’ve broken this down into points to make it easier to follow: 1.) Discovery When you first find out about networking you don’t really know what it is. You
What an entrepreneur can learn from watching Breaking Bad
For those of you that don’t know Breaking Bad was a TV show that literally took the world by storm. It told the story of a mild mannered teacher called Walter White. One day he was told he had cancer and only had a few months left to live. He decided the only way he could provide for his family was by making a lot of money very quickly so he starting creating Crystal Meth (he was a chemistry teacher and understood how to do this). The five seasons of the programme showed how
A List Of Cock Wombles I Have Met At Networking Events!
A List Of Cock Wombles That I Have Met At Networking Events And What We Can Learn From Their Screw Ups It's no secret that I have built my various businesses through networking. Going to networking events up and down the UK has caused me to raise my profile among business owners faster than I ever thought possible. I continue to network and as I do, my businesses continues to grow. I get asked all of the time for my big secret to being a successful business networker. What
50% of Businesses Will Fail... Are You One of Them?
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What an entrepreneur can learn from The Paw Patrol
I have two kids, a five year old boy and a two year old girl. Both of whom are obsessed with a children's TV show called Paw Patrol. If you haven't heard of the programme before, the concept is simple - A boy called Ryder lives in a place called Adventure Bay. He has a team of talking dogs and is an expert at building gadgets. Each of these dogs is skilled in a particular area (fire safety, police work etc) and between them they go on missions and save people. Adventure
Learn To Say 'YES' or how I went from never speaking to Keynoting at The Business Show in le
Did you realise I am a motivational business speaker? In the last few months I have spoken at events up and down the country. I talk about how to take your business to the next level and throw a little magic in as well. On the 18th May 2017 I keynoted on the main stage at The Business Show at Excel in London, I actually closed the show. If you want to see the sort of thing I did check out this video So how did I go from having no speaking experience a year ago to keynoting at
You aren't networking? Are you MAD!?
Confession Time - I am a serial networker! I network at least 5 times a week and I am a member of BNI, Training Kings, 4Networking and Cherry Pick. In the past I have been a member of the Best Of Organisation and The Chamber of Commerce. I can honestly say that networking has changed my life for the better. I meet lots of people on an almost daily basis that tell me that networking does not work for their business. I find that a lot of people are negative towards networkin
How to get your networking 'working!'
It's not called Net-Sitting It's not called Net-Eating It's called Networking and in order to be successful you have to work hard at it. I have talked in previous posts on LinkedIn about the importance of Networking and how it has a positive effect on my businesses. However it is really simple to do nothing and go nowhere and get zero results. I have seen people on the networking circuit and they just come to a meeting, say their pitch and leave. THESE PEOPLE WILL NEVER GET