The things we go back to

Seth Godin wrote this a while ago and recently I have been thinking about it a lot: ___________________________________________________ If you’re used to a messy desk, cleaning it will probably be a temporary measure. Credit card companies have discovered that if a person carries $2,000 in debt with a $3,000 credit limit, they’ll probably have $4,000…

Why you should never work for coffee?

If you are a knowledgeable, skilled and gifted freelancer, solo-preneur, designer, consultant, coach or someone with something valuable to share, I guarantee that you will get asked this question: “Can I buy you a cup of coffee, then we can, [insert information seeker’s agenda here]?” Don’t get me wrong there is some value in getting…

It is all been done before

I don't know if this has happened to you before but it has happened to me a number of times. It goes something like this… You have a great idea. It could be for a product, service, a book, blog post, or a new kind of business project. You start planning, taking notes, visualising the…

Self imposed deadlines

“I have to get this done by Thursday.”  “Why?”  “Because I told myself that is when I’m going to finish.”  “Oh so you don’t really have to get it done by Thursday.” The punchline here is that both of the voices are in your own head. Being able to implement, respect and enforce your own…