Beware of shiny things


One of the dangers of being a visionary or entrepreneur is that you can get distracted by ‘shiny things’. What’s a shiny thing? Anything that’s not your core business. Especially if your core business isn’t finished yet. “As soon as you become an entrepreneur – and especially if you are also a parent and spouse...

Keep It Super Simple


It was Leonardo Da Vinci who said, “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” When it comes to your business, never was a truer word spoken. When you think about the business of advice, even when it’s sophisticated Financial Planning advice, it’s pretty damn simple. Here’s how it plays out in my mind: A person gets in...

Do You Know Where You’re Headed?


The title of this piece might sound patronising. Please forgive me, it’s not meant to at all. This is a legitimate question for all of us to answer (again and again and again). Do you know where you are headed? If you do, that’s great. However, in my consulting work I meet business after business...

A time to be “responsible”…


“People who want to make a difference in the world usually do it, one way or another.” Beth Clark

Without wishing to sound arrogant, I believe I was put on this Earth with the power to change it for the better; and therefore it’s my responsibility to do so. So I’m going to.

Let me qualify that. I believe we all were; that we share that responsibility and, whether we realise it or not, are doing our best to do just that.

Creating a legacy

We’re united by a common obsession; the creation of legacy.