“So Charlie, can you remember why you decided to work for yourself?“ Mark, I remind myself of that same question whenever the going gets tough. Why work for myself? The personal rewards of course and (this may sound tedious) because I wanted control of my destiny. What about you, Mark, do you enjoy your work? Continue reading “Who’s driving?”
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The Take Away
This was the question, recently: “What was my biggest takeaway from ‘living away from the old country’ these past twenty years?” ‘It’s the holidays! Come on …’ These weird questions come to disarm us at the time we’re most vulnerable don’t you think? I couldn’t respond without giving this particular question a little thought, ‘so muchContinue reading “The Take Away”
Meet, Harsha Moore
Here’s (another) date for the Diary … 28th December … 16- 18.30pm (BST)Clear the way through … Kundalini Yoga Workshophosted by my friend Harsha Moore … “Have a mat (or throw) and cushion to sit on the floor – ideal if possible, otherwise a chair to sit on A blanket or jumper to cover yourselfContinue reading “Meet, Harsha Moore”
calling on the mantra
If there’s one question I ask as I approach my work, it’s “how can I make this easier?” Not that I’m afraid of hard work. It’s just … nothing frustrates me more than working hard, unnecessarily. How do I ease the frustration of avoiding hard work? It’s tied directly to (one) of my core principles.Continue reading “calling on the mantra”
Go tell …
During the course of these past ten years, I am constantly reminding myself that I could be better. I’m happy ‘where I am’ with the business, sure, although these days I’m driven to consider how I could improve. Business is good. Recommendations are coming my way and while I’ve never been one to rest on myContinue reading “Go tell …”
We make plans, and we picture the goal and the path to success as dictated by the plan. There is a preparation for action within our ability and that is complementary to our skills which will see us benefit from that plan. Then we step forward … Alan is a new acquaintance I met recently.Continue reading “Who’s that?”
to ‘have a go’
One’s own destiny defined by your own hand.
According to those who know …Airline passengers who prefer the aisle seat are business travellers, who like to sit at the front of the plane and get off quickly. The people who prefer the window seat are leisure travellers, and so generally less valuable to airlines. I do understand the above statement. People who hop onContinue reading “Sitting comfortably?”
because seeking is a driver.
So, I picked up the telephone and the conversation was something like this:Hi Charlie, do you have time for a chat? I’d like to discuss something that is capable of profoundly enhancing your business. Sure Ian, when is good for you? I can do Mon-Thurs morning or Thurs-Friday any time after 2 pm? I met up withContinue reading “Collaborative conversation”