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All life, not just business, is a ‘Relay’ race – let’s not drop the baton? All of life is a ‘Relay’ race; one long, never-ending, perpetual ‘Relay’ whereby we accept the baton as individuals, as organizations and even as generations from those that passed this way before, do our best, and then attempt to pass the…

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Read and Study

This week’s ‘Coffee With Colm‘ is all about opening your mind and working on you. For context: During my thirties, whilst carrying out my day job as general manager of Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Street in Dublin, I was also using some of my spare time proactively attempting to build a business via network marketing…

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Be Flexible

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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Be Open To New Ideas.

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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