Telling Tales | #04

Hi everyone, Hope you’ve all had suitably smashing weeks. Here’s what I’ve been up to… 1. Making this… There’s more than one way to tell a story. It’s been ages since I’ve made a video and I had great fun putting this together for my chiropractor who has been helping my wife deal with her dodgy hips for the past 18 months. A big …

Video Testimonial | Stafford Sumner | Jarrang

I’ve worked with Stafford and the team at Jarrang for a number of years, after previously being the Head of Content there before stepping out on my own. It’s always nice when people you respect say some really lovely things about you. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Stafford for many years and hugely grateful for these words.

Telling Tales | #03

Happy Friday folks, Three weeks in to Telling Tales (if you missed the first two you can find them here) and I hope you’re enjoying them. The aim is to give you a good mix of things I’ve found interesting and I think you will too. Here’s this week’s highlights for you… 1. Not all heroes wear capes. Have loved …

Telling Tales | #02

Hi folks, First off, I just want to say a huge thank you to everyone who sent me lots of positive feedback after the first issue of Telling Tales. It’s hugely appreciated. Secondly, welcome to all the new faces who’ve signed up to receive these – I hope you enjoy the ride. Here’s what’s on my mind this week… 1. …

Telling Tales | #01

Welcome to the first issue of Telling Tales – a weekly round-up of things I’ve found interesting, inspiring or thought provoking. I’ve added you to the list because you’re either a client, a friend, or a family member. If you’d rather not receive these emails, it’s no problem at all, I won’t be offended, just click the unsubscribe link at …

10 things I’ve learnt, 10 years after graduation

Every now and then Facebook’s ‘memories’ feature throws out some beauties. This week it was a picture from ten years ago of me and my wife in Liverpool graduating from university. The two pale youths are barely recognisable from who we are now (my lack of hair aside). Like all these things, it only feels like yesterday yet so much …

How to have an office like Harvey Specter

If you haven’t discovered the delights of Suits yet then stop reading this now and go add it to your Netflix Watchlist (then please come back and read the rest). All with me? Good.

Why passion and quality are the keys to success

Some people measure success by their wealth. Others will measure it by the number of friendships they value. Other will measure it by winning. But what does it mean to be successful? How do we measure success? How do we define it?

What’s your story & how do you tell it?

We’ve all got a story to tell but more often than not it’s more about showing people what our story is rather than telling it. In the 1940s a supersalesman named Elmer Wheeler made what TIME magazine called ‘a handsome living’ advising U.S. businesses: ‘Don’t sell the sausage – sell the sizzle!’

The easiest way to get from A to B

What’s the easiest way to get from A to B? What’s the path of least resistance? People will always look for this path; the path that’s the simplest for them to follow.