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What It Would Sound Like If People Said the Same Things About Elite Athletes As They Do About Entrepreneurs
Philosophy, Small Business
What It Would Sound Like If People Said the Same Things About Elite Athletes As They Do About Entrepreneurs
April 13, 2015 0
Elite athletes and entrepreneurs have a lot in common. They sacrifice huge chunks of their lives for one simple thing: achievement. They want to be the best – they want to excel. They want to carve their names in history. They want to be remembered for the things they’ve accomplished. Of course, while elite athletes […]
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This is Why You’re Going to Fail.  Again.
Mindset, Philosophy
This is Why You’re Going to Fail. Again.
January 23, 2015 0
The year I broke $500k in my business was also the year I tipped the scales at 110kgs (242 pounds). I was killing it business-wise – so why wasn’t the immense discipline it took to build a business transferring to my body? What’s your goal for this year? Make more money? Start a business? Lose […]
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I Wish I Was Amanda Palmer (Or: On The Struggle Between Being an Artist and a Marketer)
Marketing, Mindset
I Wish I Was Amanda Palmer (Or: On The Struggle Between Being an Artist and a Marketer)
January 16, 2015 0
Like all good punk girls, I want to be Amanda Palmer. Musician, artist, author, TED presenter, married to Neil Gaiman (technically, I think that makes Gulliver the ex-goth more jealous than it makes me – because: Sandman.). She’s the writer I wish I was. The fearless artist I wish I was. She’s got the voice […]
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(Media) Dieting is Making You Fat …
Mindset, Philosophy
(Media) Dieting is Making You Fat …
January 16, 2015 0
Oh January, with your rush of well-intentioned new-years resolutions. Seems like your theme for 2015 is “Media Dieting”. Hear ye, hear ye, oh denizens of interwebs world: you do not need to go on a media diet. You need to get better at curation. So many well-meaning would be coaches yelling on Facebook, “You can’t […]
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Context: The Art of Information Cartography
Mindset, Philosophy
Context: The Art of Information Cartography
October 5, 2014 0
On the way into the office this morning, Gulliver and I passed a shop near our house. We’ve been in there a couple of times and – bad service notwithstanding – have been underwhelmed. It’s a store with Industrial furniture. Some of it is fairly new, other pieces are older. I love places like this […]
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