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Top Ten Best Books for 2011

Here’s my list of the Top Ten Most Influential Books that I’ve read during 2011.   1 Obliquity John Kay, Obliquity: Why Our Goals Are Best Achieved Indirectly, Profile Books, London, 2010. This book validated that how I get things done is okay and probably intuitively the right way for me to get things done.…

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Make Money From Niches

The Book Chris Anderson, The Long Tail: How Endless Choice is Creating Unlimited Demand, Random House, London, 2006. Speed RAP Thanks to the Internet we’re moving from an ‘OR’ to an ‘AND’ era; a culture of Compact Head and Long Tail, institutions and individuals, professionals and amateurs, mass market and niches. Mass culture won’t fall;…

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How to Attract Your Ideal Clients – Slideshow

Do you have enough clients? Are they your ideal clients? And, how hard are you working to have them work with you? In this webinar we explore how you can stand out from the crowd and stop being just another service provider competing on price and constantly chasing clients. We present a big idea that…

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1 John Kay: Obliquity

Our tenth post in a series counting down the 10 most influential books I’ve read this year – 2011. Our Number One Most Influential Book for 2011 is… drum roll please… John Kay, Obliquity: Why Our Goals Are Best Achieved Indirectly, Profile Books, London, 2010. Buy Obliquity on Amazon The Dominant World I’m left-handed at…

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How to Review Your Year in Three Steps

The end of 2011 is almost upon us. So, how was your year? Here’s a three-part framework for reviewing your year. The way I like to do this is to grab a sheet of paper or open a text document on your computer. Then create 3 equal columns on your page. 1 Accomplishments The first…

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Christmas as an Idea

Today, for many people around the world is a day of celebration. Depending on your faith you may or may not be celebrating Christmas. Or, in old English terms ‘Christ’s Mass’. Regardless of your interest in Christmas as a religious event, it makes a great case study on how to package your idea. Let’s consider…

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1000 Manifestos Postcard Case Study

Following on from our earlier post on the Three Keys to Turning Your Postcard into a Keepsake, here’s a case study to demonstrate. Case Study: Geoff McDonald, 1000 Manifestos Fridge Test: I think this is a great image! Of course I would say that… I took the photo and it’s my postcard. Would you put…

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How to Work Virtually Anywhere: Video

With the rise of laptops, mobile broadband and cloud computing, we no longer need to be in our office to get things done. Welcome to the life of the digital nomad! It’s a lifestyle based on working where ever you are at that time. It might be working in your home-office, at a client’s office,…

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