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15.8.06

Your business mentor (and Fred Grandy as Your Yeoman Purser) 

It looks like I have been accepted into the business mentoring programme here in , and coincidentally, I have been matched with one reader of this blog. Of course, everything I do for the programme is totally confidential. But I hope to be inspired by the folks I meet.
   I went in expecting to do one client per month. I walked out with three.
   I would recommend the programme to those needing help, or looking to help. It is totally —I believe I can claim something like 60-odd cents per kilometre for the petrol, and a tiny amount for incidentals. And being in my business, I have to be extra-careful that my advice does not go into paid consulting, to preserve the integrity of the programme.
   One-on-one for free sounds just the ticket, and a good way to get back into the community. Plus, all the reporting I do post-meeting is online.
   Next step may be ramping up the international and lecturing again, and then those books … I am savouring the possibilities. And, somewhere along the line, sorting out the regular paid work.

Update: Podcast version with more rambling.
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