It was 7am on a wet and dark winter morning and I was walking into a local coffee shop for a meeting.
Back story: A friend of mine asked me to meet with Dennis. I was told he was a successful entrepreneur and business person. He’d spent quite a bit of time in Asia as I had.
After I told my friend I’d be happy to meet with Dennis I received a call from him. In fact, I wasn’t that happy about meeting at first. I’m always happy to meet and help people when I can, but I had a crushing schedule and just didn’t feel like having another meeting to chit chat.
Dennis told me he’d like my help and to tell me about his business plans. I gave in and told him I’d be happy to have a quick meeting.
We arranged to meet at a local coffee shop just over the bridge from my home.
I walked into the coffee shop and saw a guy with a big smile on his face. It was Dennis. Full of energy.
We had a good talk over a strong coffee. Dennis had accomplished a lot. He had worked in the Middle East, South East Asia, Japan and North America. He had a good list of clients to his name. And now back in the city Dennis was pushing hard to make this next chapter of his business a success.
We had a good talk over a strong coffee. Dennis had accomplished a lot. He had worked in the Middle East, South East Asia, Japan and North America.
He told me all about his plans. I mostly listened.
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Dennis was confident. Sure that he had what it took to be successful. He’d been successful before so why not now, or so he thought. Continue Reading