Don’t forget to have fun!
I was at an event last week performing magic. It was a corporate awards dinner and I was doing close up magic performing table to table. As is common with a lot of these type of events there were some very drunk people. There was one table in particular where everyone was very drunk. On this table there was a lady who was quite mean. I introduced myself as a magician and just as I was about to perform she asked me a question. She asked; “Why do you do magic. It’s a bit pathet
If running a business was easy everyone would be doing it.
I’ve lost count of the amount of times I've said this to myself. As a business owner there will be times where you want to give up. Times when you think you cannot possibly go on. Times when you feel utterly defeated. However the thing that separates business success from business failure is the ability to keep going. Look at James Dyson for example. If you haven’t heard of James Dyson he invented the Dyson Vacuum Cleaner. He went through hundreds of versions of the Dual Cycl
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
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