Tag Archives: passion

Is busy-ness the enemy of invention?

What stops us developing new ideas? What stops us working on our heart’s desire, our latent talent, our real passion? “I’m just too busy right now”. “Working too hard”. “Maybe next year, when I have finished my A levels, my … Continue reading

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Who says money motivates – undercover Jockey Club?

Big bonuses: is that what does it? Not according to Undercover Boss Paul Fisher at the Jockey Club. Former newspaper delivery boy turned accountant turned COO takes off his suit and dons stubble on Channel 4’s latest edition of Undercover … Continue reading

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Dragons’ Den v Mary Portas who wins?

If you pit one business show against the other this week, who wins it for you? To me Mary Portas Queen of Shops pips the Dragons! This week, Dragons’ Den looks at anything from submarines to rotating washing lines. The ideas … Continue reading

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Mary Portas – how does she do it?

I love Mary Portas’s Queen of Shops series. Last night’s episode at Lightwater, Surrey shows just how hard it can be to make a change (BBC2 10pm Monday). Mary has many strengths. Her brusque humanity is one. Her passion is … Continue reading

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Why passion for business is so important

Without passion it is hard to be successful in business or indeed anything else! Passion is hard to fake too. I probably can’t fool myself or anyone else. If I don’t have passion I will soon wilt. If I do … Continue reading

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