Ed Wood: ‘Entrepreneurs drive change, make the world better, and largely do it on their own, at their own risk, running on their own passion. They are unsung heroes.’

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Ed Wood founded Runway Advisors in 2019. He has spent the best part of fifty years either running his own companies, or working with a variety of businesses, large and small, across all sectors. He now fulfils the role of ‘Trusted Advisor and Critical Friend’, working with companies from the inside. We sit down with Ed to find out more about his life in business, and why he set up Runway Advisors…

You Become What You Think About

You Become What You Think About

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Beware of What You Wish For…..   ….because you will get it. Whatever we decide to have, and commit to, we will receive. Quite scary that. Or hugely encouraging. Depends on which viewpoint you adopt. William James, the American Philosopher, said that human beings are what they think about all day long. So, if we […]

How Are You Moving Towards Your Goal?

How Are You Moving Towards Your Goal?

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Moving Towards Our Goals   How are you moving towards your goal? I have to teach myself to move TOWARDS things – laughingly, happily, excitedly about to perform. It’s how I need to be ALL the time. The reverse is, sadly, too often the case. I need to DO, rather than endlessly plan, think, analyse […]

Life is Tough…..and also Miraculous

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What You Didn’t Know About T-Boz and TLC   T-Boz and TLC sold 70 million albums worldwide. America’s best selling girl band ever. On the way, they declared bankruptcy, and she battled sickle-cell anemia and a brain tumour. She’s 49 now, at the time of writing this,  and beat both death sentences. Here she is […]

My Opinion About Money

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Money Matters & Financial Understanding In my opinion, it is not just accountants that we should blame for challenges in managing money (and by the way, I am a Chartered Accountant myself!), we should also blame what we were taught, not taught, or had to learn about money from a young age. We are treated […]

Interview Tips To Hire Your Next Star

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Top Tips On How To Interview And Hire For Your Next Role Most interviews are stilted affairs where the candidate is on best behaviour, and the employer asks the wrong questions…. Just how do you interview properly for your next hire? Or, insufficiently penetrating questions. I want to know a lot more about the person […]