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“you can only get so far on gut feelings and optimism”

OK, so you’ve got the idea. The next best breakthrough thing. Good for you. Now what? Many spend a whole heap of time building the thing for show and tell purposes, in the hope of it being a roaring success. Wrong! Instead, spend the time, energy and money on creating the market first, doing the business stuff first, in order to know what to spend your time, energy and money on. Where are you up to? “It is one of our saddest economic statistics: More than half small businesses fail within a few years of startup. Unlike the cheery pictures…

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The Webjet “Judith Horsnell” Memorial Lunch…

Sunday (yesterday) I had the good fortune to be asked to attend and MC the 3rd Annual “Judith Horsnell Mothers Day” lunch. It all started like this… … Christmas 2010, Webjet Marketing P/L made a generous donation to the Fr Bob Maguire Foundation. Their PA, Judith Horsnell, prior to that time, had suggested to the staff to do away with Kris Kringle, and instead, donate to a local charity; the Father Bob Maguire Foundation was chosen. Tragically, Judith passed away suddenly, early in 2011. A a special bond had been established however and since then, Webjet’s employees talked about the…

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