Uncommon Courtesy!

Common courtesy: we all know what it is, and we all know how it makes us feel when we receive it. And how we feel when we don’t – that person walking More →

Growth or Fixed Mindset?

When I was growing up I had a friend called Ben. He was one of them kids who seemed to have been born under a lucky star. You know the type; always More →

Seven great leadership skills…

I’m getting asked more and more by various businesses to help build the leadership skills of them and their teams. Lots of companies tend to underestimate the importance of great leadership training, More →

What is hidden in your barn?

I was at an ABC meeting recently and asked the group what they would like me to speak about and I gave them a choice of Donald Trump or The Barn! All More →

Do your press ups!

About 3 years ago I was challenged to do 22 press ups for 22 days to bring awareness to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for British service men and woman returning from More →

Have you got a Travel Lion!

I’ve just had a week in Sorrento in Italy finishing my latest book. Sarah and I were sitting having lunch when this northern gentleman approached our table and said “Excuse me have More →

Networking doesn’t work!

It never ceases to amaze me when I meet someone and they say to me networking doesn’t work. A classic example of this happened last week when an ABC member (let’s call More →

Triggers Broom…

I’m going to indulge you in a little time travel back to May 1985. My second son Adam had just been born in February, business was booming, new Mercedes 280e in the More →

Partner in life, Partner in business!

In business with your life partner? Married couples in business together have extreme opinions when asked about it. It’s either the best thing that happened to them, or the worst. Very few couples, if any, More →