What an entrepreneur can learn from The Walking Dead!
The Walking Dead is one of my favourite TV programmes. I have always had a fascination with zombies ever since I snuck downstairs in the middle of the night at the age of 12 and watched Dawn Of The Dead. The thing about The Walking Dead is that it’s not about the zombies. Yes there are zombies in the programme but it’s more about the relationships between the characters on the show and how they interact with each other. It just happens to be set in a post apocalyptic zombi
50% of Businesses Will Fail... Are You One of Them?
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What Can A Business Owner Learn From Studying the WWE (yep, wrestling!)
Did you know I'm a huge wrestling fan? I have been since a kid and I watch just as much wrestling now as I did back then. I still remember my first wrestling match - Rowdy Roddy Piper vs Adrian Adonis at Wrestlemania 3. The whole experience blew my mind and it still does to this day. As a business owner and coach I have noticed there are massive similarities between running a business and the wrestling industry (specifically the WWE). I know some of you are reading this and t
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