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Training the trainer. Growing with the business growth hub.

Back in October I joined a programme called ‘Spark 2 Scale’. A series of workshops run by The Business Growth Hub designed to boost businesses and help me grow the success of my own training sessions.

I’m at the halfway point and already seeing benefits. From practical networking to personal effectiveness and growth hacking.   Here are a handful of thoughts on what I’ve taken so it so far.


A timely kick in the pants.

Naturally, being self employed means I have to  be proactive, and speculative. With all the goodwill in the world, bad habits can creep into work patterns over time, my work patterns.… Continue Reading

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Book Review: The Dip by Seth Godin

More personal development stuff. This is the third Seth Godin book I’ve read. I like his books because they are really short.¬†It’s no surprise he’s a wealthy entrepreneur, why write one big book when you can write loads of short ones.

The dip basically an essay about learning when to stick at something or when to quit, and that’s ok. The point at which you need to choose is ‘the dip’. He argues that quitting isn’t failure, and that many high performers got there because they developed the¬†ability to identify the difference.

He gets into the subject quickly, makes his point, gives you stuff to think about then wraps up.… Continue Reading