Embracing failure is the most important trait that I’ve developed in my career (and my life for that matter). Granted, it took me a long time to get to this point. I no longer get down, frustrated or defensive about my failures. Instead, I have learned to learn from my failures and treat every single … Continue reading Learning to embrace failure.
In 1903, just 8 days before the Wright Brothers made history with the world’s first powered aircraft flight, a reporter at the New York Times wrote an article about them. He mocked their attempts and predicted that it would take at least a million years before mankind would build a flyable aeroplane. History is littered … Continue reading Impossible means nothing when drive, passion and imagination take control.
Ok, so you consider yourself an entrepreneur. You’ve created a great small business there. You’ve worked your butt off. You’ve probably dedicated more hours to it than you care to even think about, and you should be damn proud of yourself. Absolutely! Throughout all those hours you’ve spent with your head down working away, how’s … Continue reading How exercise can make you a better entrepreneur and improve your business as well.
Ever since I posted the article ”Support Marketing: What it is and why every business should be implementing it right now.” last week, I’ve been watching with great interest the ways in which a lot of brands have started to adapt to a support marketing approach. I’ve looked at the different ways in which they’ve … Continue reading Support Marketing: Who did it well this week?
As we’re all locked away in isolation and many of our businesses are forced into hibernation with not a lot going on, it’s the perfect time to do something I’m guessing you probably haven’t done in quite a while. That is taking a really critical look at your website from the perspective of your audience, … Continue reading Content, content, content! How does your website really look to your customers?
Ok, so… the bars, pubs, cafes, and restaurants have closed, and pretty much all major events have been cancelled. Sure, you could say all the fun stuff has been taken away. Well, here’s some food for thought for those of you that have been forced to work (and do pretty much everything else) from home … Continue reading Get through this crisis fit, healthy and sane. The choice you make RIGHT NOW depends on it.
I am an entrepreneur. I’m not a rich entrepreneur. You won’t see me driving around in a luxury car, hanging out in my mansion or ‘instagramming’ from some exotic location in the south of France. What you will see though are original thoughts that may well go against the grain of conservative society. I love … Continue reading What does it mean to be an ‘entrepreneur’?
Did you know that if you’re an entrepreneur, a positive mindset can be one of the highest contributing factors between success and failure?
Here at Optune, something we generally try not to do is spend too much time looking to the past. ‘Always forward’ is our motto after all. Yet, as 2019 draws to a close, it would be remiss of me not to sit back and reflect a little on what a fantastic year it has been. … Continue reading A final note to end the year.
So, here we are at the end of 2019. And, just like every other year as far back as I can remember, it’s the time when talk of new year’s resolutions start popping up all over the place. I just googled ‘New Years Resolutions’ and 147 million results came up. That’s a lot of talk. … Continue reading Why New Year’s Resolutions don’t work.