little crazy

Are you crazy?

I have discovered entrepreneurs can be a little crazy. They have out of the box ideas, a high appetite for risk and a zany approach to success. While undertaking research for my book on the Legacy of Anita Roddick (a self confessed ‘crazy person’) I have dived deep into trying to understand what made her…

business ducks

To Plan or Not to Plan – That is the Question!

I consistently come across articles that dismiss the need or value of a business plan.  ‘Lean thinking’, ‘no-heirarchy model’ are two names given to a number of methodologies that essentially favours experimentation over planning.  Personally I am a fan of the plan! Grand entrepreneurs from Anita Roddick to Richard Branson have openly challenged the need…