I'm very happy to announce that the new GoStart.it website went live this week!
GoStart.it is a P2P (peer to peer) start up lab for like minded people; entrepreneurs, coding ninjas and design guru's alike. If you have an idea, or would like to get involved... View More
My Father recently "passed away", or as I like to think "passed on". He was 64, and had been severely disabled for 13 years after a stroke. During his life he was many things to many people. To some, especially in his younger years, he... View More
They say you are different, because you’re smart
They say you are different, because you prefer colour and art
You are kind and sweet, to everyone that you meet
You’re always scruffy, and never, ever neat
And oh those busy, constant moving feet
You defy authority, and always ask why?
Often... View More
In today's world when we ask why? We are often told simply "because". From the moment we are born, we are told to conform to what we are told. Told what to do, told what is normal and abnormal. Our parents and our teachers drum... View More
It was often said, that Britain is a nation of Shopkeeper's, that is until the industrial revolution morphed in to corporate monopolies, taking over everything from florists to butchers shops, and centralising them in to national chains, one a copy of the other. With this... View More
The first rule of pursuing your own business is; keep it to yourself. I'm all for shouting from the rooftops and telling the world "I made this" but it needs to be at the right time. Putting yourself out there too early can force you... View More
A simple post for a simple idea. Mind your own business, not other peoples. Don't stress over what they think of you and what they are doing, that's their business not yours.
At some point in our lives we stop caring what other people think of... View More
Taking products to market and backing the ones that sell by buying more is the skill of the trader, the only issue is the trader does exactly that all their lives, they make trades. New products and markets have to be found and then sales... View More
Having a plan for your business is necessary despite what many new start-up evangelists may say. No truer words on this than from Winston Churchill "Failure to plan is planning to fail".
Flying by the seat of our pants is a high energy ride that usually... View More
Having a belief system helps us all in tough times, it can help get us through difficult periods in our life and business. This doesn't have to have anything to do with religion. This is a personal value system that sustains us and let's us... View More