Starting your day right by going for a run.

Just about anybody that knows me will also know that I’ve been a keen runner for many years. Long have I forgone a Sunday sleep in to get out there and pound the pavement instead. Without a doubt my favourite time to run is first thing in the morning. There’s something magical about being up … Continue reading Starting your day right by going for a run.

Entrepreneurship: When a shared experience leads to a positive change.

“It’s not what I imagined. I’m just not making any money.” These are the words I heard recently when I caught up for a coffee with a former colleague who had just started up his own marketing consulting business. Unfortunately, this story is all too common. As a successful digital marketer within a big corporate, … Continue reading Entrepreneurship: When a shared experience leads to a positive change.

Make mistakes and fail. How it can transform your career (and your life).

We all like to play it safe, don’t we? I know that many of us like to think that we’re risk takers. But, in modern society and in what I’ve heard described as ‘the age of consequence’, it seems we’ve become more risk averse than ever before. In some ways the fear of making mistakes … Continue reading Make mistakes and fail. How it can transform your career (and your life).

“Disciplinary action will ensue.” Would hearing this really motivate you?

It’s fair to say that my job takes me far and wide into all sorts of interesting and different businesses, and every now and then I come across things that makes me curious. This was the case a while back when I was doing some work with a large operational business. As I walked around … Continue reading “Disciplinary action will ensue.” Would hearing this really motivate you?

An ode to all the entrepreneurs. You’ve got this!

A quick shout out to all the entrepreneurs, small business owners and start up operators out there today who are… Watching their ‘to do’ list grow and grow no matter how smart they think they’re working Bogged down on a task that is so un-glamourous that they wouldn’t dream of making a social media post … Continue reading An ode to all the entrepreneurs. You’ve got this!

How about you push all the motivational quotes to the side and ask yourself – what would really motivate you?

Motivation… It’s a funny thing. We all want to feel motivated. Some people strive for it more than others. Some appear to naturally have it, while others seem to never have it. Or, like the majority of us, life comes with its ups and downs to the point where we find ourselves from time to … Continue reading How about you push all the motivational quotes to the side and ask yourself – what would really motivate you?

Getting super productive today… thanks to my morning run.

I did some great work this morning. I finished off a piece that I’d been procrastinating over for a while now. For some reason I could never quite obtain that level of inspiration that I knew was needed to finish it off to the standard it deserved. But, this morning that inspiration flowed freely and … Continue reading Getting super productive today… thanks to my morning run.

Can exercise make you a better entrepreneur and make your small business even better as well?

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 Can exercise make you a better entrepreneur and make your small business even better as well?