From Freelancer to Business Owner

“I want to build a business that’s not totally reliant on my skills”

If you want to soar like an eagle, don’t hang out with turkeys!

This quote, from Neil Bharadwa of Cambridge Fruit Company, made a lot of people laugh, but also made them think. Renowned businessman Jim Rohn once said, “You’re the average of the five people you spend most of your time with.” We often underestimate the importance of the company we keep. I hope that the people you spend […]

Finding your way through the business maze.

Getting a consistent, alternative perspective on your work is priceless This is an article by Jon Torrens, published on LinkedIn on June 5, 2018 As a self-employed/one-man army/freelance hero, I do everything for my business: marketing, accounts etc, as well as delivering my top-notch training and making sure it’s fresh and relevant. I believe that […]

Are you vanilla or marmite?

Someone just described me as Marmite! Was I surprised? No. Was I offended? No.     It cropped up because the person I was talking to had just said that he likes to be liked. He goes out of his way to get everyone to like him. The result? He feels that people overlook him […]