Category: Personal

Please help by donating to Coach Barrow’s Marathon for Manchester in Liverpool on my JustGiving page. All funds go to The British Red Cross Society to help the victims of the Manchester bombing.

I don’t look back a lot in life or in business, preferring to celebrate my successes or suffer my failures quickly, accepting that the accompanying cheers or jeers of the audience are as fragile and temporary as my own response. Conversely, I’ve always considered the last working day before the Christmas holiday to be an…
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After 2 days my MacBook is back from Intensive Care and appears to be functioning normally. Lessons learned: there is a price to pay for innovation and early adoption – the occasional failure don’t upgrade your computer software during a road-trip and in a hotel room make absolutely 100% sure on a weekly basis that…
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I mentioned in a Facebook Live transmission last night that I’m starting my journey through an online course offered through Udemy by Seth Godin on the subject of Value Creation (its a bargain at £47.00 – just search for Seth Godin’s Value Creation Masterclass HERE). Even the first section has me thinking about: what value…
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I’ve been an early bird since the age of 15, influenced by my father, Charlie Barrow, a constable in the Greater Manchester Police who worked shifts which were: Early Shift: 7 AM to 3 PM Late Shift: 3 PM to 11 PM Night Shift: 11 PM to 7 AM So two-thirds of the time I…
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I was in Belfast the morning of the Brexit result. Here I am in Belfast again this morning, visiting the same practice – the lovely folks at Creative Smiles. Me being here clearly isn’t good for world history. Soz. What do you and I do in these circumstances? I can imagine that social media, the…
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We all have our inner demons – the things we are afraid of. My girlie scream at the sight of a sizeable spider in the bath is the stuff of family legend – but nothing scares me more than heights. I used to listen to Wayne Dyer cassette tapes in the 90’s, suggesting that heights…
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