Some Of My Favourite Books

Some Of My Favourite Books

I’ve read quite a few books and these are some that stand out for me as being among my favourite: The Go-Giver Bob Burg and John David Mann For such a small, quick read this little book really packs some punch. Told in metaphor (as a story rather than in the...
My 2016 Reads

My 2016 Reads

I have been making an extra effort to read more in recent years and I’ve enjoyed some fantastic books. Many people are interested in what I’ve been consuming so here are the books I enjoyed in 2016: Business Books Made To Stick – Chip Heath Great...
How Do You Get Started With A New Product?

How Do You Get Started With A New Product?

For me, starting is the easy bit. But I know this is not always the case for everyone. Ideas flow into my head every day and quite a few of them I truly believe would have legs if I chose to pursue them. Obviously that would not be possible so I have to simply get the...
Woop! 30% And Continuing…

Woop! 30% And Continuing…

Hurrah! We’re 30% there folks! Soooo thrilled that the pledges are still coming in. This is where we are at the moment: 127 backers  £3,062 pledged of £10,000 goal  16 days to go I’m excited to see the percentages going up but also on edge and have panicky...
Sample Books and Photoshoots

Sample Books and Photoshoots

In the last post I told you about the ‘creation story’ of the M Planning Notebook and ended with a nod towards what happened next. Here’s goes… I ordered the main sample of the notebook. *drumroll* We’re talking fully functional, printed,...
The Creation Story

The Creation Story

I thought I’d share with you a little bit more about the process of this whole Kickstarter thing and how it came into being so I’ll start at the beginning with where the ideas came from. As you may know, back in 2014 I had an idea for a diary planner,...
28 More Days?

28 More Days?

Good morning! Day 2 and I have to say it’s a strange feeling waking up today because I don’t know how I feel about everything. I can’t quite put my finger on the sensation and perhaps that’s because this is all so new. I’ve done product...
Launching A Kickstarter

Launching A Kickstarter

Wow! What a whirlwind the last 15 hours have been… well, the last few weeks really but culminating in a rush of emotions and activity in the last 24 hours. What have I been doing? Launching a Kickstarter. You may or may not have heard about Kickstarter before...
Brand Focus – Grimm & Co

Brand Focus – Grimm & Co

This Grimm & Co branding has to be my favourite brand example this year. I LOVE stuff like this and it’s exactly the sort of project I dream about; full immersion in the brand creation. This is a beautiful example of getting VERY clear on who the brand is...