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Confessions of an Entrepreneur by Chris Robson

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Chapter 8

Friends, allies and mentors

HOW TO SEEK HELP FROM PEOPLE AROUND YOU

Chapter 8 Friends, allies and mentors

‘The Chris I once knew probably has all the angles figured out, plus any relevant curves, tangents and percentages.’

When I read that line at the end of Melanie’s email, I almost cried.

Melanie worked for me eight years ago. She is an incredibly smart Oxford graduate, with a wealth of knowledge across a range of disciplines from writing to research and web development to event management. Yet here now on an email, eight years after we last spoke to each other, was just an amazing vote of confidence. It was a vote of confidence in my ability and my apparent invincibility, ...

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