A genuine thank you to all our colleagues in business and to those who have allowed us to present their business models over the past year.

 Thank You, we not only enjoyed writing them but learnt something from you all, especially:

Fraser Doherty  –  SuperJam

Ali Deegan – CV Cafe

Bernadette Farrell –  Sullivans

Carl Horton – Horton Welding Supplies

Michael Pritchard – LifeSaver Systems

Mick and Kate Glover – Cuckoos Nest Pottery

Matt and Claudia WallerHawthorn Heavy Horses

Eve and Alex Rutherford- Doak – Dog and Bone Public House

Liz Lee – Fantastic Funerals

In our final Outside the Box we talked about being able to sing out I Did it My Way, an anthem for many, not least amongst the ranks of self-employed. As this year closes on a particularly challenging year, in the economy, we’d like to suggest in the spirit of entrepreneurism:

Some things in life are bad, They can really make you mad. Other things just make you swear and curse. When you’re chewing on life’s gristle, Don’t grumble, give a whistle,
And this’ll help things turn out for the best, and……


Not a new philosophy but one we enjoy – hope you do too.

(Image credit: Vistamommy)