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Welcome and thank you for taking the time to visit my site. You’ve probably come from a google search – or maybe a trusted colleague’s recommend. Please check out my Projects & Tales for the stories of my projects past and present.  Also, you can read about my current thinking on the Blog.

Here are some great quotes that inspire me – and I hope can do the same for you.

“Your goal should be to work in perpetuity with Wow people, on Wow Projects, for Wowable clients.”  Tom Peters

“Interesting work is more fun than fun.” Noel Coward

“Pursue something so important that even if you fail, the world is better off with you having tried.” Tim O’Reilly

“Market your genius, leverage your paradox” Gina Rudan

Have you a project I can help with?  Let’s talk….

Projects & Tales
Hanging up the camera…

In the autumn of 1994, I decided to “hang up my cameras”. EMPICS was growing as a business – and it needed me at base. I’d tried to bring in senior managers to take on my role – but that was not successful (probably my fault rather than theirs). I also felt it was time […]

In 1992, I was approached by Peter Robinson, FI...
The sale of EMPICS and our departure from the b...
The entry of Getty Images and Corbis (100% owne...
In the late 1990s, there was pressure within th...
I first heard the term “funemploymentR...
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