Author: MikeTrup

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Did you take time to wash today?

I am sure all of you did take time to wash, though occasionally when I take the underground (metro) I have cause to wonder. However, washing your bodies is not what I meant. Some time ago,...

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Don’t react. Respond!

One of the reasons I call my blog The Invisible CEO is to highlight the importance of controlling emotions as they play a fundamental role in how and what we communicate to the outside...

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10 Deal Tips for my Kids

Everybody talks about win-win negotiations and it’s a lovely idea, but for most SME;s, reality is a good deal more brutal than that in the real world. So, I thought I would write a...

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Wild Horse Management

Having started and managed a business that went through more than one phase of rapid growth, I recently read a short Zen story that resonated, this time from Buddhaimonia.com “A horse suddenly came galloping quickly...

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Playing Football Without Goals

Before I founded my business, I created a full written business plan. I repeated the exercise annually, though in the last 10 years I reduced it to a shortened key points version though still...

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Hubble, Bubble, Crowdinvest means Trouble

I recently got back from the Web Summit in Dublin, a show for start-ups and venture capital investors. There was much talk of an investment bubble but this was mainly about the valuations accorded...

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90% of business is business

When I started my previous company, as a multimedia software distributor, I had no experience of the technology industry. My previous work experience had been doing export sales of pharmaceuticals and canned foodstuffs to...

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What to look for in a C.V.

If I hear the phrase ‘People are our most important asset.’ again I think I will scream. I will scream not because it is a stupid thing to say but because to senior management,...