One of the best questions to ask your clients

I love working with smart people. It’s inspiring. I’m working with someone at the moment who gets selling. He gets how to get inside buyers’ heads and he gets the concept of talking a buyer’s language and really – I mean – really figuring out what they are looking for in a service. Adrian Evans […]

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If you don't ask, you don't get – part 2

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post called if you don’t ask, you don’t get. It contained a bunch of different examples of some surprising cases of people asking, and much to their surprise, getting what they asked for. I thought it was time to start practicing what I was preaching. My principle business, […]

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The inspirational pinboard #7 – Winston Churchill

“Success isn’t final, failure isn’t fatal; It is the courage to continue that counts.” An inspirational Winston Churchill quote. Have a plan. Have a vision. Have a purpose. Know where you’re heading and then focus relentlessly on those goals whilst helping others achieve theirs. Only then, will you more easily be able to face the […]

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How to share your screen with a client for free

There is not enough screen sharing going on in this world. If you’re a coach or consultant and your corporate clients are miles away – then you need to watch this video! I’d encourage you to get into the mindset of sharing your screen to begin with – if you’re looking to reveal something, explain […]

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Do one thing, and do it well

Last Wednesday night was pretty special. My wife and I headed up to London, on a school night, children kindly looked after, to attend a rather emotional awards ceremony. After the ceremony, to say we needed food would be an understatement and we were fortunate enough to stumble across a very nice looking restaurant, just […]

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Do the right thing

It’s been a strange week for me. So many different things have happened which I won’t bore you with. At 8pm on Monday I got a phonecall which changed my week somewhat. One of my biggest clients of our video production business, 2e2, was going into administration the next day. It was likely 100s of […]

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10 apps and websites to increase productivity in 2013

I’ve learnt over the last few years to get more than most people out of their day, and no, not just by working 15 hour days – by being organised, by using the right technology and by being disciplined in my use of it. Software is just software at the end of the day. The […]

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7 things to do when you can't concentrate

No one can work to their full potential all the time. Depending on what’s happening in your business or personal life, you will perform at different levels. Sometimes you’ll be working away, but just can’t concentrate – and you’re just not getting anything done, or not doing it well enough. It might just be time […]

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The inspirational pinboard #6 – Jeff Bezos

“What’s not going to change over the next 10 years?” A simple but ‘makes you think’ Jeff Bezos quote. When you’re setting out in business as a consultant or coach – ask this question. Has what you’re about to embark on got longevity? Sure it’s likely to change – but are the fundamentals here to […]

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How to create product screenshots without Photoshop

The product screenshot you see in this post has been generated without Photoshop or any other form of image manipulation software. It was also produced in approximately 15 seconds! In the video below, I show you how to do it, including how to take a screenshot from your iPhone or iPad, if you’ve always wondered […]

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