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The Pandemic Start-Up

The Pandemic Start-Up

By Richard Williams
What kind of idiot leaves a perfectly good career to start a business during a global pandemic?

Me. That's who.

I'd love you to join me on the journey and maybe be inspired to do the same.
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Episode 45: Happy New Year
Happy New Year (yes I know it's February!) I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
13:49
February 1, 2021
Episode 44: Show up
I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
10:32
December 4, 2020
Episode 43: Bit of an update
What's been going on at CWI Towers? What's happening in the news? I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
11:38
December 2, 2020
Episode 42: The boiler
How are you stoking the boiler of your business? I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
10:18
November 27, 2020
Episode 41: The mute button
Feeling strung out by social media use? The mute button is your friend. I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
12:31
November 23, 2020
Episode 40: Tough going
I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
09:13
November 17, 2020
Episode 39: Seaweed
I'm getting involved with some very interesting companies who are trying to ensure a better future for our planet. One of them sees seaweed as the solution. Intrigued? I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
12:47
November 13, 2020
Episode 38: Vaccine!
A celebratory and then ranty view on the latest COVID-19 vaccine news. I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
12:17
November 10, 2020
Episode 37: Travel
I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
09:09
November 5, 2020
Episode 36: Content marketing
I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
10:28
November 3, 2020
Episode 35: Work together
There's a lot of selfish thought and actions going on as we enter another lockdown in the UK. The only way we'll get through it though, is together I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
10:41
November 1, 2020
Episode 34: Lockdown MkII
I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
10:13
October 31, 2020
Episode 33: Count your blessings
I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
11:14
October 30, 2020
Episode 32: Sales geek!
Do you get really excited about the thing you do for a living? If not, why not? Maybe you should? I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
08:08
October 29, 2020
Episode 31: LinkedIn stories?
LinkedIn Stories. What's it all about then? I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
11:02
October 28, 2020
Episode 30: Day off!
I'm out of here today for a well earned day off. Still posting though... I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
09:31
October 27, 2020
Episode 29: Social media break
Do you ever get fed up by the noise on social media? I definitely have this last week! I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
12:25
October 26, 2020
Episode 28: Sweary marketing
What do you think of brash and sweary marketing? I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
09:31
October 25, 2020
Episode 27: To Do Lists
What's your system like for organising what you have to do? Do you even have one? I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls. Do check out @todoist on social platforms as I think there's is the best task management product on the market!
14:03
October 24, 2020
Episode 26: The Man in the Arena
This is one of my absolute favourite quotes! I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
09:53
October 23, 2020
Episode 25: Notebooks and journals
Notebooks and journals are both hugely imporata to me. Here's how I use them both. I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
15:40
October 22, 2020
Episode 24: Nehemiah
Who was Nehemiah? He lived a long time ago, but there are great lessons to learn from his life and leadership. I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
09:14
October 21, 2020
Episode 23: A bit of a funk
It's not all a bed of roses. Some days are just difficult I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
06:35
October 20, 2020
Episode 22: DON'T SELL!
If you want to sell more, sell less and CONNECT more. I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
10:04
October 19, 2020
Episode 21: Update
A quick update on how it's all going. I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
11:53
October 18, 2020
Episode 20: Betamax
Anyone else remember the Betamax video? Yep, we had one and I don't think I ever got over it! I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
10:29
October 17, 2020
Episode 19: Patience
How patient are you? Would you make a better fisherman than me? I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
07:50
October 16, 2020
Episode 18: Resilience
Sometimes, it's the smallest things that can knock our confidence! As soloprebeurs, we need to develop some resilience. I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
08:54
October 15, 2020
Episode 17: Forgive
When someone upsets you, even something small can have quite a negative effect.  The remedy?  Forgiveness.   I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter:  https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction!  It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
08:29
October 14, 2020
Episode 16: 5am Club - Crushing it!
What does your body's rhythm look like through the day? When are you most productive and when do you need to rest? I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
11:11
October 13, 2020
Episode 15: Start
What are you waiting for? The stars to align? Everything to be perfect? Just start! I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
06:08
October 12, 2020
Episode 14: Skills
It's been my great privilege over the years to work with some absolute craftsmen. But what's happening to those skills now? I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
09:58
October 11, 2020
Episode 13: Purple Cow
Why am I happy to pay twice as much as I could for a haircut in our town? I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
09:29
October 10, 2020
Episide 12: APOLLO
So what's this APOLLO model all about then? What do you actually do? I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
14:06
October 9, 2020
Episode 11: Workout!
I'm free these days to structure my days as I want. So for reasons best known to myself, thought it would be a good idea to record an episode at the gym! I hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
11:35
October 8, 2020
Episode 10: Greens
Why do supposedly loving parents make innocent small children eat something as awful as green vegetables? Hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
08:18
October 7, 2020
Episode 9: Careers and dreams
Hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
10:56
October 6, 2020
Episode 8: Focus
I'm not sure who enjoys long, repetitive tasks, but I certainly don't. Yet they're a part of the entrepreneur's life sometimes. Here's my tip for dealing with them. Hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter:  https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction!  It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
07:56
October 5, 2020
Episode 7: When will it all be over?
No not my podcast - the pandemic! No one knows, but there's an important lesson from the Vietnam war that can help us to cope. To have hope and ultimately, to thrive. Hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter:  https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction!  It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
07:39
October 4, 2020
Episode 6: Just one thing
What's the one thing you're known for? What are you better than your competitors at and what would people buy from you and no one else? Hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter:  https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction!  It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
08:51
October 3, 2020
Episode 5: Friday!!
It's Friday!  The weekend's here! But how do you view Friday?  With relief that the week is over?  Is the weekend time to recover from the exhaustion of the week? Hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter:  https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction!  It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
08:01
October 2, 2020
Episode 4: I get to do this
Do you want an instant shift in mood? To start the day in a better way? Change your outlook in life from "I have to do this* to "I get to do this" Hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter:  https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction!  It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
07:51
October 1, 2020
Episode 3: Decompression
Does your head feel full of information and noise? We all need a little time to decompress. Here are a few thoughts. Hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter:  https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction!  It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
09:22
September 30, 2020
Episode 2: Purpose. What is it? What's yours?
One of the most transformative things I've done has been to define my purpose. My purpose has enabled me to understand what I was put here for and to craft a life (and now a business) around it. Hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter:  https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction!  It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
10:36
September 29, 2020
Episode 1: So what's this all about then?
I quit my career at the height of a global pandemic in order to start my own business. Why on earth would I do that? How will it all work out? Who knows, but join me here to find out! Hope you enjoy the episode and do please get in touch on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therichardwilliams/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnectImpact And if you know someone who has also started a business during the pandemic, point them in my direction! It would be great to interview other like-minded souls.
07:08
September 25, 2020