3 June 2014
Apparently “Networking” is hard. We all know people who are good at it: Tony Abott, Bill Shorten, Sir Richard Branson, Nelson Mandela, Warren Buffett. You don’t have to like them but you can admire them for their success at managing their networks of people. You can do it too. Networking is only hard if you don’t prepare for success. Here are my six tips so you can be successful at your next networking event.
31 December 2013
I am looking for an online accounting package. Xero is highly recommended so, just because I do this sort of thing, I read through the Terms and Conditions. I must be the only non-Xero employee to do this! I am amazed. To my mind it is unconscionably one-sided…
3 December 2013
Call in a lawyers or accountants and ask them to do due diligence and they will do an excellent job. Contracts will be in place and the historic cash flow assured. But should you invest in the business? What else should you look at? And are you the best person to look?
27 August 2013
Recently I was fortunate to have coffee with Rod Bishop – a very successful entrepreneur leading Jayride. Jayride is already successful in Australia and there were plans to roll out globally. But which market would be the first step on this ambition? How do you even start thinking about this? Here are some of my thoughts, what do you think?
28 May 2013
Brilliant idea. No Investors. Pay for a mail out through an Angel Network. Email Venture Capital funds. Lots of interest. But it all goes away. Why? What did you do wrong? Let’s look at it from an Investors’ point of view... why do they drop those “perfect” investments?