Secret Diary of an Entrepreneur: On snow, and resolutions

In between worrying about the snow, I've been pondering how to make my life easier in 2010.

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

First things first: (a belated) happy new year to you all. Thanks for all your Christmas messages, they were much appreciated - and yes, thanks for asking, Christmas was great. I had a whole week off. What a slacker.

I wasn't going to talk about the snow this week (I'm still feeling a bit embarrassed about my schoolgirl gushing on the subject last year). But it's definitely been the big preoccupation so far in 2010. Just when you really need people to be switched on and focused on the task ahead, along comes the snow and suddenly everyone develops the attention span of a goldfish. I was desperate to start the year with a bang, but it's actually been more of a whimper. Even I, the world's biggest snow fan, am starting to dread its arrival (I wouldn’t mind if it didn’t keep thawing and coming back again – just make your mind up, will you?).

Also, the rubbishness of our general response to snow seems to have become a lot more irritating this year. It's as if everyone just gives up as soon as they see open the curtains and see some white stuff outside: trains and buses stop functioning, and people suddenly become incapable of doing anything useful. It makes you wonder how places where it snows all the time manage to have any functional businesses whatsoever.

Anyway, enough of that. My plan was actually to talk about my New Years' Resolutions... [CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND COMMENT]

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