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The Entrepreneur Test – #35

By Tom the Trout | Apr 2, 2019

Chapter 35 The Valentine’s Day Massacre It is very important to work with your chimp if you try to wrestle your chimp you are likely…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #34

By Tom the Trout | Mar 20, 2019

Chapter 34 The Valentine’s Day Massacre “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill. Having…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #33

By Tom the Trout | Mar 11, 2019

Chapter 33 Starting Tickling Trout “Tickling Trout – nothing to do with ‘Trout’ or ‘Tickling’ but a lot to do Bombay Gin” Jon Newlyn For…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #31

By Tom the Trout | Mar 5, 2019

Chapter 32 The Redundancy “It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job;  it’s a depression when you lose your own.” ― Harry Truman 2003…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #31

By Tom the Trout | Feb 26, 2019

Chapter 31 The hijacked meeting “If women had power what would men be but women who can’t bear children? And what would women be but…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #30

By Tom the Trout | Feb 19, 2019

Chapter 30 Norman Guiver From a surname to a verb A private investor who allegedly assaulted a chief executive by kneeing him in the groin…

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The Bothy Crash

By Tom the Trout | Feb 14, 2019

14th February 2014 It’s hard to believe that five years ago we lost our office to a sixty-foot tree which decided to fall directly onto…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #29

By Tom the Trout | Feb 5, 2019

Chapter 29 Steve Jobs has often been described, and rightly so in my humble opinion, as one of the best entrepreneurs ever. I have listed…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #28

By Tom the Trout | Nov 19, 2018

Chapter 28 Recognising when a chimp is in control and using it to your advantage I may have painted a picture in this book that…

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