The World Moves Forward, Imperfectly

“The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men” George Eliot

Is Your Website Your Online Marketing Strategy?

The internet is a level playing field, yet there is huge divide between many smaller businesses and their larger competitors when it comes to online marketing savvy. Bigger businesses can invest in digital teams, internal education and outside agencies to own their space in www-land, while some smaller competitors feel a sense of achievement in […]

Resistance – The Enemy Within

(Curated from “The War of Art” by Steven Pressfield) “Most of us have two lives. The life we live, and the unlived life within us. Between the two stands Resistance, the most toxic force on the planet. It is the root of more unhappiness than poverty, disease, and erectile dysfunction. How have so many of us […]

One soul who defeated Resistance

“I saw an angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.’ Michelangelo

The Story of The Nikkei Boys – Britain’s Newest Chef Duo

Jordan Sclare and Michael Paul are the Nikkei Boys – Britain’s newest celebrity chef duo and chief evangelists in the UK for the Japanese/Peruvian Nikkei cuisine. Jordan is Executive Chef for the NZR Restaurant Group, owners of the wildly popular Chotto Matte (Nikkei Cuisine) in London’s Soho district, and Black Roe (Coastal Cuisine) in London’s […]

The REAL Boss

“There is only one boss: the customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.” Sam Walton

Global Economy: Warning from BIS of ‘Gathering Storm’

(Article courtesy Guardian News & Media Ltd) The Bank of International Settlements warns that trouble has been brewing in the global economy for ‘a long time’ but central bank options are dwindling. A fragile calm in global financial markets has given way to all-out turbulence, the Bank of International Settlements has said, warning of a “gathering […]

Value Sells

“People don’t trade money for things when they value their money more highly than they value the things.” Roy H. Williams

Finding a Brand’s Story Then Using It in Their Marketing Outreach

I was recently in Keith Yamashita’s ‘Storytelling for Leaders’ class in Skillshare, where I gained a whole new way of looking at storytelling in business. Only 6097 people in a world of 7 billion know about the techniques he taught, so I recommend you check it out and prepare to amaze your clients. But what […]

Compelling Content Cuts Through the Noise

There isn’t much compelling content being pumped into the global cStream. Why? Because most of the content coursing through the veins of the world wide web is shallow and self-serving. And shallow content = noise. We live in noisy times. So what makes content compelling enough to cut through the noise? 1. It’s honest People know […]