Fresh ideas come from sharing experience

I’ve just come home from a great event, organised by Karen Birch of ‘Fair Comment‘, in which two young companies presented their business plans to a small panel of experienced business women. The companies, Kohl Publishing and My Health Cards, were both finalists in the Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE) business plan competition for studentsContinue reading “Fresh ideas come from sharing experience”

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 for a while (must stay away from Twitter!!). I’m full of good intentions, but sometimesContinue reading “Don’t let mental roadblocks get in your way”