Posts tagged bravery
Accepting When It's Time To Move On (And Then Doing It).

It's a part of life, isn't it, that most things come to an end - either of our own volition, or just because they've reached the end of their use or purpose. Sometimes we're happy about it, other times we aren't. Sometimes we welcome the chance to start afresh, and sometimes we don't.

Change comes upon us all, and we need to embrace it or risk standing still (when everyone is racing past us like Olympic sprinters) - in life in general, and also in business.

I've tackled more change, and new starts, than I care to remember; and I've become a dab hand at it. To be fair, I'm also one of those people who likes to learn new things and experience new challenges, so it's not a surprise, and I don't see that changing any time soon.

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Pain-points, Entrepreneurs, And The Inimitable Ms Franklin

News of the death of Aretha Franklin touched hearts across the globe yesterday.

She was a woman filled to the brim with talent; a glorious voice that could bring listeners to tears, happy or sad, and leave them feeling emotions on a scale that perhaps few could achieve, and an ability to write songs that reached in and soothed our pain. 

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Do You Know What You Really Want?

I am writing this blog from beautiful, and very warm, Andalucía, where I am living and working for the next few weeks.
When I hit the big 50 last summer, I decided that I had to stop living my life entirely for my kids - who were off living their own lives anyway, and had expected that I would be doing the same - and start living my life for me.

First thing on the list was to travel more. I had a list of places that I wanted to visit (and all of them were sunny - the grey, rainy, cloudy, British weather is definitely NOT motivational for me!) so I picked Barcelona, booked a flight, and headed there for a week.

Just me.

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