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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“Action always starts with calculation”

These days we are constantly harangued with the need to take action, not to just sit around wishing for good things to come to our business, LoA-style.  But what about the need to plan, to analyse the opportunity, to truly understand how to get the most out of our best opportunities? I’m just reviewing a…

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No Regrets!

I seem to be in mismatching* mode these last few days – here’s another old saw I don’t agree with. I guess it depends what you understand by “regret”. I define it as wishing I hadn’t done something, or had done something differently. So it seems rather foolish not to regret some of the stuff…

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“Procrasterbating”

Great word, isn’t it? I came across it in Tim Ferriss’ book “The 4-Hour Work Week”; it means all those ‘busy-work’ things that you do to avoid getting your head down and dealing with that big task you keep putting off. You know how it goes – you really have to call that client with…

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