Category Archives: Go for it!

Don’t let mental roadblocks get in your way

I often find it hard to get started (examples: getting out of bed; writing a strategic plan; picking up the phone; starting a report; going to the gym; writing a blog….). Once I do start something, I get easily sidetracked … Continue reading

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Act positive, don’t tweet negative!

I’m a big fan of twitter, but sometimes I need a bit more space to express myself. Today is one of these days. I’m so angry with people who claim they are not going to vote today because ‘all the … Continue reading

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I love networks!

When you think about it, isn’t it amazing how many people you know that are willing to help you out? These are some of the things that have happened to me this week (and its only Wednesday!) – via Facebook, … Continue reading

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How to encourage potential entrepreneurs to ‘go for it’, part 2

A wee while ago, I wrote a blog post about some of the things that the Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE) is doing to encourage students to think about setting up their own business after they graduate. Last week, SIE … Continue reading

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Why tweet? (and how to get started)

Why? Basically, it really helps you to get to know people, by having brief conversations with them, and its a great way to build up a network of new contacts locally. I’m always meeting new people in real life that … Continue reading

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Can’t get to the office? Don’t despair.

So the weather is baltic, the roads are gridlocked and the schools are shut. You can’t get to the office, so you can’t get any work done. What a nuisance, or is it? It could be the perfect opportunity to … Continue reading

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6 ways to be lucky in business

I had the great pleasure of attending the Entrepreneurial Exchange Annual Awards Dinner last week, and was truly inspired by the stories of the award winners as well as by the amazing people at my table. Whilst each business was … Continue reading

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