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Defining My Success

I along with many others have used the word success liberally without attaching an understanding to what that actually means. When someone asks, what does success look like, the standard response is attaching a financial or status statement to the word success. But where does that come from?   Poetry, art, music, all tell the... Continue Reading →

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Knowing to Doing

I commercialise technologies. I help companies take their product or service to market, and this starts with defining the why, how and what. It is about taking an honest look at the viability of the tech and what markets - thinking laterally and balancing that against the company needs to prioritise what we take to... Continue Reading →

Britney – The Full Package

So Britney just kicked off her UK tour at Brighton Pride this weekend. Whilst trying to secure some foothold of space in the packed crowds and peering between shoulders I realised that this pop icon is the full package and it's not necessarily because of the understood product she is selling. At her roots she... Continue Reading →

Book Recommendation: The Silk Roads

I read as much as I can, from audiobooks to classically curling up to a good paper page turner. I am mostly a non-fiction reader and the main reason I read is to give me different perspectives and to teach me to broaden my knowledge, perceptions and generate ideas. I finished The Silk Roads, A... Continue Reading →

Recognising Your Role

There are plenty of articles out there about recognising when to move on from a role or a company. Identifying when you are in a cul-de-sac and when you are on a dead-end street. However, there is another angle here which isn't driven by external limitations (looking out) actual or perceived and this is looking... Continue Reading →

Back to School – Your Narrative

I recently had an interview with a headhunting agency and I was confident in my narrative which took me to the start of my career 17 years ago. However, I was not prepared for their request: "OK, so could you take us through your background to bring us up to speed on how you got... Continue Reading →

Delivering an Experience

About three years ago I had a fascinating conversation with a friend. Dropping the word brand and using the word experience. I was fighting for the former noting the latter was / should be an outcome of the former, but it did get me thinking about the experience. One common thing among all humans is... Continue Reading →

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