How do you get big, if you can’t raise cash because you’re too small?

BGI Group Ltd Blog

In the classic Joseph Heller novel Catch-22, airman John Yossarian is faced with the ultimate dilemma. He discovers that it’s impossible to be excused from bombing duty on the grounds of insanity, as anyone who applies for exemption is clearly sane. Anyone who doesn’t apply is clearly insane. So John learns that whether he claims to be sane or insane, …

Why do the best business owners have a mentor?

Ian Mitchell Blog

The founders of Google, Virgin, Microsoft, Dyson and Apple. What did they all have in common, apart from building incredible businesses and being richer than Croesus? They all had mentors. But surely, you say, when you’ve got a hugely successful business the last thing you need is advice. No. The reason they got that successful is that they each listened …