My LinkedIn account has been hacked 8 times in 3 months. Its currently down, I am waiting for LinkedIn to remove a script that has been written to attack it. It is one in a series of harassment attempts I have faced while trying to build Clozer. I started Clozer to help all businesses cloze more … More A Strong ‘WHY’ Will Help You Overcome Any Hurdle
Eight-ish years ago I was on my way to a conference, when I saw a distressed lady, covered in dirt, rummaging through a commercial bin. This poor woman was stood, barely clothed on top of a pile of cardboard; her thin arms digging into the rubbish in a odd sort of yoga bend, searching for … More The Clozer Foundation – my ‘Super Yatch’ sets sail
Living abroad for the past three years, I’ve had lots of opportunities to compare UK culture with that of my adoptive homes. The starkest difference has been the lack of social mobility in the UK. I was raised on benefits (UK welfare). I am the first person in my family to gain a high school … More How UK Culture Keeps Poor People Poor
I tried not to write this blog over 1,000 times in my mind during my Vipassana retreat. Maybe even 10,000. Such is the urge of the mind to describe and analyse, rather than experience the present moment. It is said that all of man’s problems come down to not being able to sit still alone. After … More What 10 days of Silent Meditation (Vipassana) did to My Brain and Heart
Most of us entrepreneurial types start the year on a high. Limitless opportunities stretched out in front of us, only to face a few setbacks and let fear into our everyday life’s and work practices. Here are 7 mini habits I do everyday to stay present, focused, happy and achieve great things in business. 1. Wake up and say … More 8 actions to take everyday to make 2015 your best year yet
We all know we aren’t getting out of life alive but when your young, death enters in the form of your Nan’s funeral, not your own. It seems far away, like having your own children when your still a kid. You just can’t imagine it in a way that makes it real. So when it … More Facing Death at 28 and What It Taught Me
I am honoured to announce I am a finalist in the Great British Entrepreneur of the Year, Social Enterprise (International) Category. Keep your fingers crossed. It will be a great platform to raise the profile of Give What You’re Good At – imagine a world whereEntrepreneur gave their skills!