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Social Actualizers –...

It’s been over 15 months since John Lynch and I started work on developing out startup business, Climbing Fish. In that time, we have run a full pilot in Bath, UK – and spent a lot of time working out what our business is about. In recent times, our focus has been on who are […]

“Mild Rage” ...

During our conversations about Climbing Fish (the start up I am working on with John Lynch) – a friend used the phrase “mild rage”. Somehow it’s stuck – and become a term we use when we describe how people feel when they are not using their genius. We’re currently using it prominently on our holding […]

Facebook Friends vs. Qualit...

While exploring the world of Personal Networks – I have spent most of my time “hanging out” at LinkedIn. It’s more business focussed (which I understand) – and probably more attuned to my age group. However, I do have a Facebook presence – which, as explained in previous blogs, is really there just to keep […]

Farming NOT Hunting –...

When setting out on this Personal Network journey – I was surprised to find that there was very little about networking stacked on the bountiful business bookshelves of the US or UK. The two publications I did find were “Networking like a Pro” by Dr. Ivan Misner and “Never Eat Alone” by Keith Ferrazzi. Being […]

Copper Wires, Social Capita...

I continue to be impressed by the quality of people who can be found on-line. My most recent discovery has been Martin Gargiulo – who is a professor at INSEAD. My first introduction to his work was a 16 minute video (posted below). His key point (which I agree with) is that there’s much more […]