This week’s ‘Coffee With Colm’ is all about being flexible; an oft-underrated trait found in successful entrepreneurs. For context: Our first business failed. The most obvious thing for me to do was follow my training and begin a coffee shop chain. I tried. It didn’t work quickly enough to save the day. Thankfully, however, I was flexible – I wanted (needed) to…

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This week’s ‘Coffee With Colm’ is all about being open to new ideas. However, opening yourself up to new ideas brings it’s own challenge. How do we avoid falling into that trap? In my book Feeding Johnny – How to Build a Business despite the Roadblocks, I think it through in this chapter mini-section entitled…

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My chosen topic this week for ‘Coffee with Colm’ is Time Management; why I believe it doesn’t in fact work, and what we can do instead to plan more effectively. In my book Feeding Johnny – How to Build a Business Despite the Roadblocks, I think it through in a chapter mini-section entitled Time Management Doesn’t Work….

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My ‘Coffee with Colm’ topic this week is a further look at the inevitability of  problems that you will encounter as you grow your business and that belief and perseverance are needed to survive and thrive. As we know from the previous sessions, problems are a fact of life; the ONLY people with no problems are lying…

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My ‘Coffee with Colm’ topic this week continues my focus on the inevitability of you encountering problems as you grow your business – many of which will be not of your making. As I said last week, problems are a fact of life; the ONLY people with no problems are lying six feet under. That statement guarantees that you will…

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My ‘Coffee with Colm’ topic this week focuses on the inevitability of encountering problems as you grow your business. Problems are a fact of life; the ONLY people with no problems are pushing up daisies. That statement guarantees that you will encounter problems no matter whether you push on with your business or you quit – pushing on just…

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