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Advice for ‘Starting Something You Love’ – #42: Nick Wall

At the beginning of 2011 we started a campaign called Start Something You Love. We kicked it off on 19th January with our big Esc winter party in front of 600 people at Guanabara bar in central London.

We are now following it up with 365 bits of advice from real people who are doing interesting and inspirational things with their lives. And we asked them all the same question:

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ESC’S QUESTION: “HOW CAN I START SOMETHING I LOVE?”

NICK’S ANSWER:

“My main contact from the Product Innovation Consortium told me once, they describe me as a ‘blotting pad’ because I am always listening to others and soaking up information. Do the same, it was a compliment! Surrounding yourself with experts and being able to co-ordinate their knowledge towards your own objectives is key to progression and innovation.

Be different, be diligent, be passionate, be persistent.

Starting my own cocktail company – Tails:

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NOW DO THREE THINGS: