Category: Business

I’m leaving home at 09:00 this morning to meet Ashley Latter at Manchester’s Piccadilly station and begin our train journey to Penzance, Cornwall. We’ll be joined by Les Jones in Birmingham and then will meet Sheila Scott and Simon Tucker down at St Just, Cornwall this evening. Tomorrow morning at Lands End it begins and
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Confidence isn’t a state of mind that one acquires after becoming successful. Confidence is a verb – it’s a behaviour that we have to get up and do every day, no matter how we really feel, IN ORDER TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL. The phrase “fake it until you make it” doesn’t apply where your own safety
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Whether it’s a failed business, marriage, exam or physical challenge – the reality is that something is going to go wrong at some time. Imagining that your success is linear and permanent is fantasy. So here’s one key lesson I’ve learned about finding yourself back at square one. Don’t reinvent the systems, performance and behaviours
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For once, that was a Bank Holiday weekend mostly devoted to rest and play. That’s unusual for any freelancer; my normal default is to spend at least half of the Monday in catch up mode. Admittedly I did spend my usual Sunday morning working on personal finances and just had to scratch an itch and
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The tall poppy syndrome describes aspects of a culture where people of high status are resented, attacked, cut down, strung up or criticised because they have been classified as superior to their peers. (a Wikipedia definition). So here’s a dark side to the Australian dental culture. There are some dentists who are ready and waiting
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I’m frequently contacted by people who have products and services of relevance to my clients. For over 20+ years I have maintained a policy that I do not accept introducers fees or commissions – I simply broadcast and comment on good ideas. When it comes to dental business needing attention, Smart Dental Compliance & Training
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Monday morning and my second full day in The Bunker, working 80% ON the business and 20% IN the business, having sacrificed my Sunday to get myself organised. It’s a thing we do; sometimes the business of business has to be dealt with before we can relax. Annie and I are off on vacation next
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