Being consistent in business means people know what they can expect from you. It means that you are consistent in your approach and your message. We can be consistent in all walks of life; personal and professional. Being consistent doesn't have to mean boring and obvious,... View More
The web is full of advice on how to start and grow a business. There are many guides out there that I'm sure go in-depth on the subject of whether to be a Sole Trader, Ltd Company or maybe a Limited Liability Partnership. But if... View More
Fear of failure is the norm for a lot of bootstrapper's. Failure for a bootstrapper can be disastrous in many ways. If we fail in our project we may lose our savings, our home, quite possibly even the love and support from our partner and... View More
20 to 30 years ago a job for life is what was on offer to those looking to get in at the bottom, follow the rules and work up the industrial corporate ladder with quarterly reviews, annual pay increases and promotions every few years. A job... View More
"Go big or go home" is a fine and courageous thing to do, but in all likely hood you'll be going home. To make it big you have to chase a one in a billion, and chasing one in a billion is chasing 100% luck.... View More
We often hear the term "think outside the box", but how do we actually do this. The term suggests that we are in the box and need to think outside of it. Perhaps looking at this a little differently could help.
If we are outside the... View More
If you're a bootstrapper on the verge of giving up, then checkout this infographic from http://fundersandfounders.com/how-to-never-give-up-becoming-entrepreneur/
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Mass media is spam. If you want to be part of the new economy built on trust and connection then spamming is something you need to avoid. Spam was around before the Internet and email. Organised religions use a form of spam called mass door... View More
The majority of the people on earth, or at least the ones that have access to this blog, live in a consumer lead world to which they are connected 24/7. The push to start consuming is there from the day we are born, mothers buying... View More
Growing up we are constantly told to be a big boy and don't cry. So in other words be big and tough and keep your feelings bottled up inside, certainly don't share them.
In the UK today as the infographic says, 72%... View More