HUGH CULVER

Five surprising lessons from starting a business in my 50’s

Five surprising lessons from starting a business in my 50’s

“With the sheer number of baby-boomers now approaching retirement age, the era of the “olderpreneur” is upon us.” Financial Times When I was a kid people retired at 60 - 65 if they didn’t like golf. When you get old, you retire. This was an irrefutable fact of life...

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Sometimes your problem is a business in disguise (mine was)

Sometimes your problem is a business in disguise (mine was)

Sometimes our problems are a business in disguise. It happened to me. Last year I was dutifully writing every week to you, dear reader. And loving it. There is something wonderfully scary and exciting about constructing 1,000 words, or so, and launching it out to the...

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How I got rich (and 6 ways you can as well)

How I got rich (and 6 ways you can as well)

Before you get the wrong impression, this post isn’t about being rich - it’s about creating wealth so you can have a great life and do great work. Maybe you want to build a school in Nepal (like I did with my youngest daughter), go back to school, travel more, or...

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Book review: Essentialism by Greg McKeown

Book review: Essentialism by Greg McKeown

There’s good reason why the likes of Dan Pink (Drive), Chris Guillebeau (The $100 Startup), Reid Hoffman (co-founder LinkedIn), Michael Hyatt (Platform) and a host of other smart people rave about Essentialism: The disciplined pursuit of less by Greg McKeown. It’s a...

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Why You Stay Stuck (And 5 Fast Ways to Get Unstuck Today)

Why You Stay Stuck (And 5 Fast Ways to Get Unstuck Today)

You’ve been there. It’s 2:30 in the afternoon, your InBox is open, more emails are arriving, your screen shows a half-finished proposal, there’s a stack of business cards on your desk you meant to do something with, somewhere on your desk is a To-Do list that’s so...

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