Wellness: You’re On Your Own

wellness photograph showing half and half internal and external man

Drowning In A Sea Of Poor Health Advice It’s A Family Affair I was 62 in May. It’s documented elsewhere, but it feels like a golden time of life for me. Health and wellness is high on the agenda. Obviously I’m in quarter four of the game and the awareness of the clock ticking has … Read more

Team Evolution: – Tough, But Essential

Team Forming I wrote a post recently about the need to survive first and foremost in entrepreneurial life. It’s the unseen battle. Working on team evolution as the business grows is another area which gets little attention. Because it’s tough. It takes a lot of work, in my view, it takes almost constant thought. Making … Read more

Entrepreneurship: It Never Gets Old

Logo for startup business, shown in draft form on studio desk

A New Sector Entrepreneurship has a hold on me. Together with two new partners I will open a music production studio next week. It will be the foundation of a new independent record label Loup Ent. Words I thought I would never type. I don’t know anything about the music production industry at all, I’m … Read more

Entrepreneur Rule 1: Survive

Entrepreneur definition in typewriter typeface on page

Entrepreneur 1.0 I’ve been an entrepreneur for 15 years now. This stint anyway. I set up a business when I was 20 and was awful at the basics and wrapped things up after a while. I was different, a loner and very independent and wanted to do my own thing. But I didn’t have the … Read more

Growth Hacks – Don’t Bother

How about doing the right things right? The Fable Of Growth Hacks I’m a bit worn out by articles promising me the next great growth hack. Worse still, a list of them. It’s a plague. I’m not even sure what a growth hack is. Type it in your favourite search engine and see how many … Read more

Ikigai: Seeking My Purpose

Ikigai represented by a nautical compass on a window overlooking the ocean

A Japanese Philosophy For Making Life Worthwhile The Anti-Golf Approach Ikigai is a Japanese concept that means “a reason for being.” It’s been on my mind as I watch the next stage of my work life unfold. It’s become an increasing preoccupation for me. I talk to friends and colleagues and people who are in … Read more

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