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I will never quit. I persevere and thrive on adversity… If knocked down, I will get back up, every time. US Navy Seals motto

I had a really interesting discussion last week during a presentation at a conference for one of our clients. We were discussing how to effectively and confidently position your service, your fees and your value to new clients. One delegate expressed some discomfort with the thought of charging a fee when, for example, a product …

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Every path has a few puddles

During the first week of Jan I had the pleasure of presenting at the annual conference for a large national IFA group and it was a privilege to be part of the same agenda as Steve Backley, the former Olympic and World Record holder for the javelin. My session was focused on the critical part …

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A bend in the road is not the end of the road, unless you fail to make the turn  

By now I am sure that you will have your plans for 2012 in place and whilst I am a firm believer in the need to plan, these words of wisdom from Seth Godin put your plans into context. Is it really a new plan you need for the new year, or just a commitment …

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Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness it turns out, is a matter of conscious choice Jim Collins, “Good to Great”

Welcome to my first blog post of 2012. In less than 12 months time, the RDR deadline will have been and gone, so I thought it might be a good idea to look at your state of RDR readiness through a series of critical questions that you will need to be able to answer in …

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Correct principles are like compasses: they are always pointing the way Stephen Covey, “7 Habits of Highly Effective People”