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Small Steps

Today I'm most present to the importance of small steps. It's easy to be daunted by the mountains we set ourselves as the goal in life and business. More than ever the conversation about becoming a billionaire (…
Pitch IT Live

Can you pitch?

Knowing how to Pitch your idea is one of the keys to success, said the billionaire as he went out from the mastermind meeting today, and of to close more deals and have more fun. He's a private man and very humble. I've also watched him…
Global Entrepreneurship Week
Web Summit Dublin 2015
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Web Summit Dublin 2015

In a few days, I will be heading to Dublin – a city I have a deep affection for – to connect with friends, partner, clients and VIPs and I hope some incredible new connections I’ve yet to meet. I’m heading to attend Web Summit which…
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London2015 Europhilex

I was asked to help with the London 2015 Europhilex exhibition over 4 years ago. It's a great example of strategic planning done right and what's possible when people come together with a focus.  There are expected to be many thousands of…
Simon The Strategic Alchemist
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Investing Time

Do you invest time? For How long? Do you know about the Apple and Adobe..  Today, I'm 37 years old.. it's a longer story but I never honestly thought I would be here today - let's save that for another day. Yesterday a friend shared a…
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A friend and client (James) suggested I write an article today on the back of our conversation, and that’s the simple / real reason why I’m sitting here at 11am on a Friday on the laptop and writing this. The other reason is to help focus…
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Xmas Presents

I've just arrived home, and it's gone midnight, and I'm writing online.. and.. HAPPY XMAS!!! You might ask "Why am I writing at 1am.. on Xmas Day.."? Well I'm truly excited. The last few days have been very special, and I'm watching…
Cashflow Status
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How is your breathing room?

What is your breathing room like? For many people, and many business their cashflow isn't managed as carefully as we do oxygen. Do you know what your real cash flow is like? What if you had a sudden unexpected need? Maybe a customer doesn't…
VSO Strategist
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Venture Visioning

Have you ever been in a moment of pause when you're wondering what's next? Perhaps you thought this was a bad thing. I know when it first happened to me, I found myself missing the adrenaline rush of knowing what's next and having the…