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  • Week One Done & Finished With a Flourish

    Today I completed my first week at my new job. It’s been a whirlwind, but every day has been better than the previous one. It’s been so many years since I started a new job that I wasn’t match fit in the process. I’d forgotten how to ‘start over’, so that in … read more

  • Monetising Latent Skills

    Most people have a set of skills that aren’t monetised. These skills are often linked with hobbies or interests. Why don’t people make money from them? Perhaps there is no discernible market for the particular skill. Maybe the joy is removed when a transactional element is added. For … read more

  • Business Basics and Twitter Acquisitions

    Can Elon Musk Make the Math Work on Owning Twitter? It’s Dicey. - The New York Times: Last year, Twitter’s interest expense was about $50 million. With the new debt taken on in the deal, that will now balloon to about $1 billion a year. Yet the company’s operations last year generated about $630 … read more

  • Mondo Electronics

    Mondo Electronics is a company I’ve helped as part of my job as an Entrepreneurs’ Programme Growth Facilitator. They were kind enough to say some nice words about the value of the service to their business and me personally. Working with companies like Mondo is what makes my job … read more

  • Gingerbread House Cubicle

    Roaming through my Flickr history, I came across this gem. We really smashed the Christmas decorating out of the park this year, as my cubicle was transformed into a gingerbread house. Gingerbread House Cubicle read more