Be Courageous

“Helping someone to understand a new idea is best done by taking them from something they know, understand well and find engaging, then gradually moving them towards something new.” Christine Lewis Most of us are adverse to change.  The comfort of the known is a more compelling place to be than the challenge to be…

What is business?

We tend to overcomplicate business.  But having worked in micro businesses and international businesses, the core idea is the same.  Business is no more than buying and selling.  Traditionally this was called trading. Business stripped bare is nothing more than buying and selling.  As the business operator you have something to sell that’s different from…

The things they don’t teach you in school

Kids are natural entrepreneurs. They see opportunity at ever angle. They work out really young how to get noticed, how to negotiate, how to manipulate, take shortcuts and the best strategies to get what they want. Great entrepreneurial characteristics don’t you think? Slowly the entrepreneurial spirit can get worn down by the resounding sounds of…