I spent last weekend with Johnnie Cass, Daniel Wagner and Rob Moore at a new event run by Unlimited Success, which brings personal development skills together with “technical” business skills to make sure that people have the mindset and the skillset to achieve wealth. Anyway, enough about that, the point was that I was attending the event to focus on my business to grow it to the next level and I really believe that when we decide something that the universe and our unconscious conspires to help. Read More
I have recently braved the scary new world of outsourcing. I have to say at this point in praise of Hannah Liversidge – she has made the whole process much or bearable, efficient, painless and productive. This blog isn’t about Hannah though.
I realise it’s about working relationships and I am not sure if I have realised something new or I am just slow and this is something everyone else has known for ages. Read More
Do you ever wonder what drives some people? What is their motivation? I am pretty clear that my incredible life in property investment really gives me all the incentive I could ever want. It drives me and it satisfies me. An ideal combination. However, I like to think that I rule it, it does not rule me – that’s the difference between a balanced life and a job with no boss! Read More
Do you ever find yourself in an awkward position which has arisen because someone else misunderstood you? This is particularly irritating when, like me, you are working in property investment, which requires an eye for detail and an ability to read the small print and understand the details of the offer. Read More
I went to my first National Landlords Association (NLA) lecture last night at the Institute of Directors (IOD), organised by MaryAnn Richmond-Coogan and her team. What a great bunch of speakers, from experienced landlords, to a representative of the Bank of England and a wise tax and financial planner and that doesn’t even mention the audience! Read More
Isn’t it interesting how people react to the way you present yourself to them? Consider how a great actor can be a very pleasant, positive character in one film and yet ooze menace and hostility in another. In other words, we take people as they present themselves to us. It’s quite natural really… Read More