The 1st January 2010 - another New Year and another New Decade.
I am not a huge fan of New Year Resolutions (I mean, if you are going to change something for the good, why wait to 1st of the year?) but naturally at years end you look back at the preceding year, consider the [...]
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January 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Observations
September 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Observations
OK, it is a little while since I have updated my personal blog. It has been a busy few months — lots going on and somehow this Blog go a bit neglected.
I will update another day on some of the things that have been going on — but for today I thought I’d just update [...]
June 4th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Observations
UK Voters, Make Your Vote Count Today
One day a florist goes to a barber for a haircut. After the cut he
asked about his bill and the barber replies, ‘I cannot accept money
from you. I’m doing community service this week.’ The florist was
pleased and left the shop.
When the barber goes to open his shop the next [...]
March 10th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Observations
What goes around, comes around
The Validation Video
“Validation” is a fable about the magic of free parking — the good you do, comes back to you, often in ways you did not expect.
March 7th, 2009 · No Comments · Observations
Proud To Be An Entrepreneur
I have been meaning to do this video for a while — anyone who knows me, knows that I am passionate about being a entrepreneur.
Yet, far too people assume or suggest that whatever success we have was a fluke or luck - almost like we never worked or strived for our [...]
January 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Observations
More start ups succeed during recessions than good times
Burger King Corp, FedEx Corp, Microsoft Corp, CNN, MTV Networks, HP (Hewlett-Packard Development Company LP) and GE (General Electric Co.) all started in a recession.
This is a very inspiring video - something I have known for sometime — so nice to see a video that explains it [...]
April 19th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Observations
Confessions of a Serial Entrepreneur
In “Confessions of a Serial Entrepreneur,” Stuart Skorman recounts the ups and downs of his high-stakes career. Skorman launched the online video store Reel.com in 1997 and sold it three years later for $100 million — but his online learning site Hungryminds.com bombed. More recently he made a come back with [...]
January 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment · Observations
The Worlds Best Transcription Service | CastingWords.com
A lesson in how to conduct business properly - when a Guarantee really means what it says
I had cause recently to use an online Transcription service and following a recommendation from a friend I went with a site called:
I did shop around a little, and frankly CastingWords was [...]
January 4th, 2008 · No Comments · Observations
FUN First - Work Later
On the 1st January I did a New Year post for the “benefit” of my Children (any you my dear reader - of course!)
See the post at:
New Year Post
I should have known - but No 3 son (Joshua) had an instant reply fo his Dad.
He sent me this link [...]
November 27th, 2007 · No Comments · Observations
I say this today - and it quite amused me - not sure about the date order - but the “theory” is good
Once again - an fine example of the CYCLE of LIFE - THE CYCLE of BUSINESS
A Brief History of Medicine:
‘Doctor, I have an ear ache.’
2000 BC - ‘Here, eat this root.’