The Running Commentary

A personal space to vent, unpack and work out my life journey

Entrepreneurial Learning

Entrepreneurial learnings

Walking the road of an entrepreneur is not for the faint hearted. Worrying about revenue, service delivery, costs, administrative issues, client relationship building, and your team’s growth and development are just some of the never-ending pathways you travel. It takes Passion, Persistence and Patience – My 3 P’s for this season. I am finding that…

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It’s been a while….

Finding the time to write, in my personal capacity, has eluded me for some time.  I determined this morning that I would take a moment to write, it is a cathartic experience for me.  It helps me self-articulate all that has been impacting me over the past months and wow what a couple of months…

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Annus Mixedbagus

Not sure if there is a Latin saying for a mixed bag year, so I just made the title up. 2019 has been a real mixed bag for me: some success, some happiness, some failures and some sadness, but that I guess is life.  Highlights and Happiness Our business, Brandesign, has grown well. We welcomed…

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We have continued to build….. 7 years in!

This posts timing in some way defines just how busy I have been over the last few years. I completely by-passed the 6-year mark post, as I have just passed the 7-year mark of true entrepreneurship.  1 July 2019 marked the 7-year journey on this road, together with Adrian Larkin and the rest of the…

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Accountability. Failure. Truth.

I spend much of my day in communication, whether that is with clients, colleagues, friends or family. In thinking about these times, I often come to the conclusion that I could do much more with them. You see, while I do a lot of talking, I am pretty bad at actually communicating.   My mind…

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Obituary to common sense

Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense , who has been with us for many years….