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Advice for ‘Starting Something You Love’ – #54: Thomas Armitt

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?”

THOMAS’S ANSWER:

“Keep plugging away at it! No matter what is thrown at you, how slow the project is growing, how many obstacles are thrown at you, keep going! Never give up a dream.

Network! Make as many contacts as possible in and outside your field of interest. Meeting like-minded people and bouncing ideas off each other is the best way to create efficient strategies and schemes. Also, building relationships with your clients and potential/ already acquired customers is very very important. Add the human element to it.

On founding ‘West Africa Discovery’:

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NOW DO THREE THINGS: