It only seems like five minutes ago I was a rather geeky lab technician, for who a job was just a means of earning enough money to fund a hobby of racing powerful superbikes round a variety of UK circuits at the week-end. OK. Suddenly I'm a successful business owner and the Academic Director of a college with lots of plans for the future.
This post is a canter through of how this happened, from the early frustrations of naively trying to bend the world to my way of thinking, through the realisation of how business works and what it values and is prepared to pay, and onto a happier world where I could apply the painfully learned lessons to build the future that I wanted.
So, let's have a look at how it happened.