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Einstein, Sarah & Slow...

I am spending my time in New York trying to test “off-line” whether the principles behind our startup business, Climbing Fish, hold water. The key elements are seeing whether people “get” the concept, where the target audience hang out, whether there is an over saturation of connections in this age of social media – and […]

Inequality – “W...

I’m just coming to the end of my 2 month stay in New York City. It’s been a great place to explore the theory behind my startup business, Climbing Fish. I’m even more convinced that it’s quality connections and conversations that help people to do great things (and for some reason we have stopped doing […]

What’s your Art?, The...

I’m in New York for a couple of months, working on a combination of business and personal projects.  I’m loving the experience….. The year started with a chance to see one of my favourite authors, Seth Godin, speak about his new book “The Icarus Deception”.  The Video below gives you a nice flavour of what […]

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Finding WOW – the Tox...

Regular readers (and those who have just randomly come across my LinkedIn or Twitter profile) will know I like WOW projects. The term comes from Tom Peter’s article in Fast Company magazine back in 1999 that explained that in the new economy, all work is project work. And you are your projects! He said: “Your […]

Personal Space – jugg...

One of our family’s treats each year is to attend concerts at the Montreux Jazz Festival. We have been doing this for the last 4 festivals – seeing acts ranging from Adele to Status Quo to Mumford & Sons to Mark Ronson to Alicia Keys. Our children started doing this when they were 9 & […]