Month: October 2011

Kickstart Your Business

This post is slightly different from usual, in that it’s about a forthcoming event rather than a reflection on something I’ve already done. The event is ‘Kickstart Your Business’ and my contribution will be to use my coaching skills to help people clarify what they want from their business, focus on achieving their goals and get the support they need to make it all work for them. I’d be very grateful if you could pass on the link to this post, or to our Kickstart page on Eventbrite ( to anyone who is just starting out in their business or who is thinking of setting up on their own. (more…)


Why Ego Helps the Hackers

I’ve been hacked. The other day, hundreds of spam, ‘phishing’ messages were sent out as DMs, completely unbeknown to me, to my followers on Twitter. Very irritating for them, and eventually so many were sent that the DM feature on my Twitter account was paralysed. Thanks to a swift response from both the ever-helpful @SuzanneCollier and from Twitter, the problem is – I hope – now resolved. (more…)