Misfits10: Super Powers with Melanie Spring

Misfits10: Super Powers with Melanie Spring

How discovering what makes you special can transform your business I was never a child prodigy. I didn’t grow up being excellent at gymnastics. (You should see me trying to do a forward roll.) I can’t really play any instruments, except the recorder with my nose. And...

Misfits9: Giving up with Nick Bolton

How to know, and how to make it a positive decision We have to face the facts. Not all new businesses work out. I could read you a lot of scary stats right now, but suffice to say this entrepreneur business is hard. That’s literally what being an entrepreneur is all...

Misfits8: Humour with Uldouz Van Eenoo

Misfits8: Humour with Uldouz Van Eenoo

Is a sense of humour an essential entrepreneurial attribute? Let’s be honest, to run your own business it helps if you can laugh at yourself (and others). But is having a sense of humour an important attribute for entrepreneurs and business owners? Do you use humour...

Misfits7: Experience with Derek Toon

Misfits7: Experience with Derek Toon

Wise business advice from my very own Dad. If I’ve learned one thing as a Misfit Entrepreneur it’s that experience is everything. When I started out I had no clue what I was doing, I blundered around making mistakes and learning from them. Now - nearly 10 years later,...

Misfits6: Health with Kelly Exeter

Misfits6: Health with Kelly Exeter

How to become a healthy and happy Misfit Entrepreneur Staying healthy as an entrepreneur is a big challenge. Well for most people. As I mention in the book, I’m not the sort of person who gets up at 4am does my yoga and has a green smoothy. Health has never been a...

E5: Joint Ventures with Belinda Weaver

E5: Joint Ventures with Belinda Weaver

How to play well with others. Joint ventures: a phrase that goes with Entrepreneurialism like jam and cream with a scone. Partnering up with someone can be a great thing. You get to access their network, and you can share costs, obviously you have more capacity for...

Misfits4: Support with Hichem Moussa

Misfits4: Support with Hichem Moussa

How to support the entrepreneur in your life. The truth is that when you’re running a business – or being a Misfit Entrepreneur – it can be a lonely game. Sure, there are Facebook groups to chat in and network events to attend, but the day-to-day of running your own...

Misfits3: Persistence with Amanda VanElderen

Misfits3: Persistence with Amanda VanElderen

How to keep on keeping on Today we're tackling what I think is a really important attribute of being an entrepreneur, misfit or otherwise, and that is persistence. What does it mean to keep on keeping on in the face of adversity? How do you motivate yourself to keep...

Misfits2: CopyCats with Maria Doyle

Misfits2: CopyCats with Maria Doyle

How to spot them, deal with them and stop them driving you crazy If you follow me online, you'll know I'm all about giving my competitors a big fat squeeze of love. But sometimes it isn’t that easy. I generally take a pretty chilled approach to running my business,...

Misfits1: Imposter Syndrome with Sharon Chisholm

Misfits1: Imposter Syndrome with Sharon Chisholm

How to get over feeling like a fraud Imposter syndrome. We all suffer from it. Yes, even those super successful entrepreneurs with huge bank accounts. For me, it comes up when  I'm casually browsing on Facebook. I stray from my beaten path of cute headshot pictures...