Many people dream about starting their own business, but if you’ve taken the plunge and joined the resurgence of entrepreneurial spirit currently taking place in the UK, it’s essential you market yourself effectively, network successfully and manage your accounts efficiently.
Business Leaders, I am not seeking to teach you how to cross the road, but it is somewhat amazing how such lessons in how to cross a road safely in our early years can be so relevant in the adult world of running and leading a business.
Today I am going to share with you what has been inspiring me each and every day since I started my professional career almost 15 years ago. It’s a brief insight into my own personal journey and it uncovers what has led me to where I am today, what motivates me and why I have ultimately met the conclusion that it is the people in my journey that have made such a difference to the way I view life. This is why I love people…..
A few months ago I watched a programme on BBC called Voyager: To the final frontier. The programme deeply inspired me in terms of humankind’s constant quest and endeavours to reach the outer limits from our planet earth. It is a fascinating programme and I would advise you to watch it as well if you get the chance. It is available on iTunes if you’d like to catch up with it but failing that, check out the links at the end of this blog about the Voyager mission which will tell you all about it and what scientists aimed to achieve.
We are living in an ‘always-on’ society. With constant 24 hour news coverage and with our mobile phones and tablets held firmly in our hands we are always checking the latest emails, social media posts and news updates. We don’t want to miss anything and because of this our business lives can go way past the traditional hours and infiltrate our personal lives.