Talking Books

When I was asked in 2014 to start reviewing business books and making some reading recommendations we decided to film it at The British Library in London where I was then the official Entrepreneur in Residence. Due to many reasons, not least my travel schedule and diary, we always struggled…

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Home’s Are Not Just An Asset Class!

According to a report in The Economist the American Housing Market is the world’s largest asset class, worth $26 trillion, more that America’s entire stock market. If Donald Trump really wants to build a wall then perhaps he should dig up the dollars buried beneath the surface in this massive…

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Britain, The Home of Innovation

A new system has been developed by a firm in Gloucestershire, England, and is set to revolutionise the way people find us. Universal Beacon ( www.ubreg.co.uk )- a new system created by barrister Malcolm Warner & his daughter Beatrix can identify global locations to within about 1metre. So if you…

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Ambition, Respect, Creativity

I was reminded of how important these three words are when I visited Henbury School in Bristol last Thursday evening. Invited by the Head Teacher Clare Bradford & the school Governors to give a short speech and hand out well deserved prizes at this brilliant academy school north of the…

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Henbury School – Ambition Respect Creativity

I had the great honour of being invited to an evening celebrating the outstanding achievement of pupils at Henbury School in Bristol last Thursday. It was amazing! Simply that, Amazing. Watching the students coming up to collect prizes and receive enthusiastic accolades from teachers, and particularly other pupils was heartwarming.…

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Somewhere in Time!

We are pleased to be backing a new handmade soap business under the brand “Somewhere in Time” created and owned by brilliant product designer Elizabeth Phillips. Hand made and lovingly created in England with incredible attention to detail this exceptional range of handmade gift soap and creams will be available…

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Britton House

Students across the UK will have had their results by now which for huge numbers of young adults means the potential beginning of a prosperous working life. Those fortunate enough to have acquired a university education are better equipped than most to enter the job market. They are also more…

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Buy The Best

‘Time’ is the thing life itself is made of and is therefore the most valuable thing we have, so spending it wisely is essential to overall happiness and success. I am always sad when I hear people saying “oh I’m just wasting a few hours while I wait” those hours…

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The world needs leaders… and we’re coming up short

Listening to the potential US presidential candidates endlessly sniping at each other on the news late the other night made me despondent at the prospects for world peace and prosperity. People who aspire to the great office of US President, and therefore de facto leader of the free world, should not…

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Mums Matter

Mums matter to everyone, even to a potential James Bond! Many fine actors have played James Bond. My personal favorite was Roger Moore, who for me was the quintessential English spy that as a boy I always imagined Bond to be! Sean Connery came close, but for me never quite…

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