When I tell people I tweet for a living, most of them look at me blankly. It’s like saying I eat chocolate for a living or I’m a professional Angry Birds player. But I promise you it’s a real job.  We’re a bit of a rare breed at the moment but it won’t be that…

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A few weeks ago I sat in a room with around 200 other people for six hours. We listened to one person after another stand on stage and tell the story of what they do and what they believe in. I can’t remember the last time I sat and simply listened for such a long…

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I wonder if anyone that read Alex Ferguson’s new autobiography (cleverly titled My Autobiography) spared a thought for the man who actually penned the words. The ghostwriter. Paul Hayward, this particular ghostwriter, is a respected Daily Telegraph football correspondent. A man brave enough to spend two years making numerous journeys to the Ferguson lair in…

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‘What do you think about spending a winter in Alaska?’ my wife asked me one day. I was enjoying a very good job at Sky looking after multi-million pound partnerships and brands. We lived in a quiet cul-de-sac in Zone 2 in London with lovely neighbours. I hesitated. I procrastinated. I fretted. Eventually, I said…

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