Category: Books

I did write a Goodreads review of Seth Godin’s latest book “This is Marketing” but feel motivated to make further mention of this excellent publication. “This is Marketing” is a compilation of many of things we have read in his blog and heard in the “Akimbo” podcast but serves as a timely reminder of his
Read More

0 Shares

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. This morning’s post isn’t about business or dentistry – its about creativity. Les
Read More

0 Shares

A writer — and, I believe, generally all persons — must think that whatever happens to him or her is a resource. All things have been given to us for a purpose, and an artist must feel this more intensely. All that happens to us, including our humiliations, our misfortunes, our embarrassments, all is given
Read More

0 Shares

There have been a couple of central themes about my client meetings in December (the last two of which will take place today – woo!). feedback that 2017 has been a great year for business – clients sharing stories of growth in sales and profitability; feedback that their 2018 goals are focused on stability and
Read More

0 Shares

Today, I’m looking forward to an uninterrupted day in my basement office, The Barrow Bunker. Days like this are very rare (this one has only happened because of a short-notice change of personal plans) and looking at the blank space in my calendar is making me feel excited. This is what I’ll be doing today:
Read More

0 Shares

On the recommendation of my coach Rachel Turner (and others) I’m currently reading “Deep Work” by Cal Newport and, even though I’m less than half way through the book, I already know that the author has me thinking deeply, questioning the way I work, opening me to change. I’ll not attempt a synopsis of the
Read More

0 Shares