10 more blogging lessons I wish I had known earlier
My final article about everything an aspiring content creator should know. Ignore what I’ve learned the hard way at your peril.
The beauty (and importance) of the 1-page business plan
Can you fit a business plan onto a single page? Why does a one-pager have unique value? Is there a template you can use?
My readers are awesome – we helped change a law!
Shark fin trade is a global environmental problem. The UK will now change its laws, and my readers had a hand in it. Allow me a short victory lap.
Send unexpected cheques to business partners – it’ll pay dividends for you!
Why giving away money when you don’t have to could be one of your best tools for growing your business.
9 reasons why your 40s will be incredibly productive
Are you wondering what the 40s are like? Listen in to a conversation I had with a friend recently.
Why now is the time to build your $100m blog – and 15 tips on how to do it
During the 2020s, blogging will mint plenty of centimillionaires. To help you become one of them, here’s a mental framework and some practical tools.
Moving to Sark – handbook V2.0 with foreword by the Seigneur of Sark
The second edition of “How (and why) to move to Sark” is hot off the (digital) press! Order your copy to receive it straight in your inbox.
Sark – new visas, you can still get in!
The island of Sark was wide open for EU citizens until year-end 2020. Now, the rules have changed – but you can still get in.
How to achieve the impossible
During my career, I’ve repeatedly pulled off achievements that others deemed impossible. Here is my no. 1 learning that you can apply yourself.
Sark – the world’s fastest-growing economy in 2021?
There is ONE place in Europe where things are currently looking very bright: the self-governing, independent island of Sark in the English Channel.
Tax trap Europe – get out now or regret later
EU countries are making it ever harder for companies and individuals to leave. 31 December 2020 will be a pivotal date. Don’t say you haven’t been warned.
How to turn your blog into a million-dollar business – the Boring Money example
How can you actually make money off your blog? Here is some inspiration for aspiring blogopreneurs.
The Bible for founders
If you are starting a company or already running one, this could be one of the best books for you to study carefully.
My top 10 rules for building a blog
I’ve built a financially successful blog. How did I do it? Here are my key learnings.
The one book entrepreneurs and CEOs should read
If you aspire to a leadership position, this book recommendation is worth a quick look.
The only marketing secret you need to know
This strategy can transform the results of ANY of your marketing campaigns. You won’t find much about it on Google!
10 points to check before working for a billionaire family office
Working for a billionaire family office can be incredibly rewarding and special. Make sure, though, to choose the position and its surrounding circumstances wisely!
3 golden rules for making your network more valuable
How to squeeze the most long-term value out of your little black book.
Launch, launch, and launch again
Throw out the old notion of having just one shot for launching. Consider micro launches instead!
8 things you should demand before accepting a CEO position
If you are about to venture into the world of being a CEO, pay close attention to eight points that can save you from a lot of hardship, wasted time, and personal risks.
The only 3 things about networking you need to know
I recently asked myself, what are the key lessons about networking and networks that I have learned in my roughly 25 years in business? What do I need to improve for the future? Three points particularly stuck out.
Beware the email refuseniks – 3 dangerous types you should stay clear of!
If someone refuses to communicate by email, it’s all too often a sign that there is something seriously wrong.
How to put a (correct!) price-tag on your time as an entrepreneur
As an entrepreneur, you need to put a monetary value to decisions on how you spend your time. Here’s how to do it.
12 things Brexit teaches us about management
For Leavers and Remainers alike, Theresa May’s unsuccessful handling of Brexit offers a few useful, timeless and important lessons how to manage organisational change.
Why every CEO should encourage reviews on Glassdoor
No one knows your company’s problems and weaknesses better than the people who work for you. Make sure to get their honest and direct feedback to help you improve things.
The negotiating skills you should have learned in school – and how to finally acquire them
Become a master negotiator with my ten-minute primer and take your career, your business or your life in general to a higher level of success.
3 key steps to prepare your business for a sale
You will only be able to sell your business once so make sure to get the cash you deserve.
Why founder-led conservation charities can be a great investment
Smaller, founder-led charities can be incredibly impactful and effective. Make sure to give them the attention they deserve!
10 things I learned as CEO of the Charles Darwin Foundation in the Galapagos
My recap of over three years spent with the Charles Darwin Foundation. Warning: Contains some inconvenient truths about the conservation NGO sector!
How to manage remote teams for maximum productivity and happiness
With flexible working increasingly becoming the norm, how can you ensure your company gets the most out of those working remotely?