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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 focuses on doing whatever it takes. How much should we do to give ourselves the best opportunity to succeed? In my book Feeding Johnny – How to Build a Business despite the Roadblocks I think it through in a chapter mini-section entitled Getting stuck in Below is that snippet from the book for you to consider.  For…

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  My ‘Coffee with Colm’ topic this week centres on the importance of your professional reputation. We are, each of us, positioned today exactly where we are based on how we have performed in the past, good, bad or indifferent and I touch on this in my book, Feeding Johnny – How to Build a Business despite the Roadblocks when we get…

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The Man on the Train

I want to talk briefly this week about Networking. Networking is a vital part of all business in the early part of the 21st Century and with the digital age in full bloom, I believe is an even more important facet of business now and into the future. Done properly, Networking can be a ‘pattern-interrupter’ and…

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I want to talk briefly this week about the trouble with optimism. At face value there shouldn’t be any; pessimism obviously being the uglier cousin, however, what if optimism, and its purveyor, the Optimist, is not enough? Or perhaps even wrong? In my book, Feeding Johnny – How to Build a Business despite the Roadblocks I deal with…

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I came across this recently. ‘Your greatest possession – is your next twenty-four hours. How will you spend them? Will you allow television, pointless emails, unimportant tasks, your own impulses, the wrong people, or other meaningless distractions to consume your day? Or will you take control of your time and make today count? Leadership experts…

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