The financial year does not exist

This article is a simple reminder about the artificial and arbitrary deadlines we all set ourselves as business leaders and founders. This musing came about following a regular catch up with one of my clients. This client had – it’s fair

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Tips on leadership from an ‘accidental leader’

There is so much to be said for being completely authentic. Being honest about your successes and your failures (and the feelings associated with both those things) is so incredibly important for building connections. It is perhaps the single most

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Inspiration (A Poem)

We all have ideas. Ideas are immortal. They last forever. What doesn’t last forever is inspiration. Inspiration is like fresh fruit or milk: It has an expiration date. If you want to do something, you’ve got to do it now.

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The hazards of a ‘nice’ company culture

I’ve touched on ‘niceness’ before in my Rambling On articles, but I recently read a great article from Timothy Clark for Harvard Business Review which condensed the hazards of a ‘nice’ company culture into the problem, the reason and the

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Always be closing.

An old age adage indeed. And yet this very advice is as relevant now as ever before. No one is asking you to promote pushy, aggressive sales tactics, but ‘always be closing’ (applied with a lot of emotional intelligence) should,

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