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Jump To It!

It’s the start of a new calendar year. So picture this… I’m in a room packed with attentive and intelligent people who want to improve their business. The talk I’m giving on marketing and branding has been well-received; their minds are ticking over. But … Continue reading

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Fashioning Your Business

The world of fashion is an amazing place, full of ego, genius, strategy and emotion. Yeah, it’s a lot like the stock market… It’s also a lot like your average business, and how you fashion that is often an indication … Continue reading

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Just Like Riding A Bike!

I was watching this video this morning, and it struck me that starting and running a business is like learning to ride a bike. At the start, it all seems so damned daunting – even with training wheels on and someone running alongside. You’re expected to balance, … Continue reading

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When Breaking Isn’t Bad

“Everything has a time, and everything dies.” ( The Doctor, Season 1, Episode 2) That’s a nice way of saying nothing lasts forever. And given that it is inevitable that things, whether they be machines, systems or relationships can all … Continue reading

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ACCESS ALL AREAS – The Pass to Success

During the ’90s I lived a double life. By day I worked in the printing industry; by night I was one of the city’s best live performance photographers, covering the sport and music scene from top to bottom. (Click on … Continue reading

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Let’s Shake On It!

“Just sign on the dotted line…and here…and here…” I’m not a fan of the contract. Contracts are cumbersome creations that are more about the lack of trust that two or more parties have in each other than they are about … Continue reading

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“Does it Come in Rat?”

Have you ever been told that marketing is a waste of time and money, something that spin doctors and big firms dabble with in order to garnish a tax deduction or appease the board perhaps. Maybe they think that the … Continue reading

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