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A Love Letter To My Business

A Love Letter To My Business Dear Richer Solutions,  I dreamt of you for years before your became a reality. I never thought we could be together and that it would be so wonderful.  It turns out that I was right every time I caught of brief glimpse of you in the past...

My toolkit for thriving in January and beyond

January is the month of people telling you what you should do for an amazing start to the year. I'm more about doing what makes you flourish all year round. Not starting something just because it's a particular month and you feel under pressure to be yourself. Here...

Is Die Hard a Christmas Film?

Is Die Hard a Christmas Film?  This is a question that has been debated for a long time (and will be for many Christmases to come). Now I have strong opinions on this and strong opinions at work are both a blessing and a curse when working with other people. John...

The Inspiring Guide to Oxford

Oxford is a city I love to visit. Today, I am planning on wandering around the city to do some Christmas shopping before drinks and dinner on a Richer Solutions day off Here are a few of my favourite things to do in the city. Oxford always inspires me. Walks in the...

Let’s call it Human Monday

Let's call it Human Monday. We all love shopping online.  It’s easy and convenient but I always think that Cyber Monday is missing a trick. I think we should rename it Human Monday. We should support real humans who make a difference to their neighbourhood and their...

36 hours in Bratislava

36 hours in Bratislava Here’s the shorter version: great hospitality, fantastic food. Amazing community encouraging startups. It was intensive and memorable. For the intrigued, here’s the longer story. I last visited Bratislava back in 2005. My November trip was the...

Mentor like a Jedi

I always fancied being a Jedi and I like to think that in some ways I am. Not because I own a lightsaber, but because I work with padawans.Here’s an interesting thing about padawans. Originally, the phrase referred in a bit of a specific manner to a Jedi apprentice....

Nostalgia Marketing is Always in Fashion

Nostalgia marketing is a growing trend, just ask my friend Pac-Man. Last night I had a fantastic debate on Clubhouse with Elizabeth Doss Natasha Vadori-Canini Brandon Wilson where between us we started to look at why nostalgia marketing is becoming so popular. A...

Unexpected item in the baggage area

Unexpected Item in Baggage Area Normally when I hear these words it's in a store as I go through self-checkout and all I think is I wish I had bloody queued up. However, this post is a positive take on this. Over the last week, I had a couple of unexpected parcels...

May the Fourth be with you

Today is one of those days when Star Wars fans get to geek out and celebrate their love of the galaxy far far away. May the 4th is growing in popularity each year as it's embraced by fans and brands, I love the Star Wars films and yes I do question the films 1,2,3 but...