On 4th August 2016 a once run-down district of London gave birth to The Francis Crick Institute and baked right into its architecture is something very clever ... something that can benefit anyone who has ever had a business idea, or an idea of any kind. This post reveals this buildings clever little secret.Read more
Earlier in the week I wrote about the importance of 'reality' and why it could be considered to be the most important part of the process of transforming ideas into reality. Was I wrong? Surely that pot of gold that you get when you achieved what you set out to achieve is more important than the business idea itself, and it has to be way more important than all the hard work that goes into transforming that idea into reality, right?Read more
When it comes to success I think the most important thing of all is 'reality'. I reckon there are millions of people around who have had an idea and transformed that idea into reality, only to discover that the reality they ended up with was not what they had hoped. What do you think?Read more
In my early 20s I spent a month travelling around Europe. I visited dozens of places, but my favourite was Nice in the South of France, and I spent hours sitting in cafes on the Avenue des Anglais where last night’s atrocity happened.
Ideas are hugely important when it comes to business, but what’s more important is transforming those ideas into reality - and that is the golden thread that I want to run through every aspect of the new site. In the three decades I’ve been in business I’ve noticed that it isn’t ideas that are in short supply, but something else.Read more
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