Monthly Archives: August 2017

The False Economy of DIY

A lot of people tell me they cannot afford to do only what they do best.  I think they are being seduced by the false economy of doing everything yourself, so I thought I would share a simple calculation to work out whether you should be outsourcing/delegating particular tasks within your business. I’m going to…

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The ONLY thing you should be doing in your business

Anyone who has heard me speak will almost certainly have heard me borrow some advice that successful trainer Topher Morrison got from his first mentor: “The ONLY thing you should be doing in your business is the thing that ONLY you can do!” Everything else should be delegated or outsourced to someone else – preferably…

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Passion is part of success

Success takes more than passion

If you’ve read any of my stuff, or heard me speak, you will probably know that I don’t agree with the idea that you just have to do what you love, and the money will come.  I think that’s a very dangerous over-simplification of what happens when passionate people become rich and famous for the…

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