Focus Video

Business Strategy Coaching for New Entrepreneurs: Here’s a 10 minute video of my “4Sight” talk on Focus at Liverpool Street 4N Breakfast Networking (www.4networking.biz) To download the handout I mention, go here: bit.ly/omdemo

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Loving work: Are you a joy-stealer?

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Loving work: there’s someone for every task Some of us love spreadsheets and analysis.  Some folks love going out networking and talking to loads of people.  Some like working one-to-one with people in coaching, counselling or consulting.  Some love messing about with computers, keeping them running and defending them against hacking and virus attacks.  And…

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What’s wrong with being a Jack-of-All-Trades?

Focus Coaching: How tight should your niche be? The phrase “Jack of All Trades and Master of None” is frequently used in a pejorative sense, implying that being a “Jack” at something isn’t enough.  In the old craft guilds, a ‘Jack’ was the term used to describe a journeyman, someone who had completed their apprenticeship,…

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What’s your higher purpose?

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Loving Your Work: Motivation Many people think that they will be happy in their job if they can just get paid a bit more.  In my experience, and from what clients and colleagues tell me, that’s rarely the case.  The whole point of my mission to help you to do what you love for a…

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Why Focus is important (video)

Business Strategy Coaching You may have read my post on the importance of Focus – well here’s a video version 🙂

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Are you a Protopreneur?

What is a protopreneur? We’ve all heard of entrepreneurs, haven’t we?  And most know what a ‘micropreneur’ is.  And a ‘solopreneur’ too.  Even ‘Mumpreneurs’ (and ‘Dadpreneurs’, according to Rachel Elnaugh).  But what’s a ‘protopreneur’?  It’s a made-up word, just like all the rest.  Well, apart from entrepreneur (which, according to Dubya, is something the French…

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Change, Complexity, Competition

Business Strategy Coaching I think it was Peter Drucker who said that the major challenges facing businesses today are accelerating change, increasing complexity and ever multiplying competition.  For me, those are all reasons to focus: Focus on one area so you can see the changes in your niche before others do, and create an offering…

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Shortcut or direct route?

Life Purpose Like many of us, I’ve spent a fair chunk of the last few years looking for that elusive short-cut to wealth & success. In a conversation last week with one of my more enlightened clients, Malcolm Tullett, it came to me in a flash: if you’re taking a short-cut, by definition you’re off…

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7 Truths of Wealth Dynamics

Interesting video here by Roger Hamilton, creator of Wealth Dynamics, the entrepreneur profiling system I use to understand and guide in creating effective teams: For more info see the WealthDynamicsCentral site, or Take the Wealth Dynamics Test

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Inquisitive Analysis

Business Strategy Coaching: Following on from my blog “I wish I’d known that then” about the Wealth Dynamics profiling system (for details go here), I’ve been working with my “Accumulator” profile for over six years, and have really got a handle on how the 8 profiles interact.  I particularly understand which profiles my Accumulator works…

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