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What’s your greatest achievement?

One of my new colleagues recently asked me what my greatest achievement had been through my career. It was a very simple question, and with a tech career spanning more than 30 years, you’d expect it should have been easy to answer, but I have to admit that I found it quite difficult.  I could […]

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My life with cars – revisited

Eight years ago, I had a lot of fun writing a series of posts about the cars I’ve owned going back to when I started driving in 1976. I started writing the original posts to create a chronology of the cars I’d owned through the years. However, as I was writing I found myself reminiscing […]

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Cars General Humour

My life with cars (Part 10) – An itch that wouldn’t go away and why you shouldn’t fight kismet

I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 43 years, and now 6000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. This is part 10. An itch that wouldn’t go away After three years with the Tiguan it […]

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Cars General Humour

My life with cars (Part 9) – Purple Flares and White Platform Shoes

I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 43 years, and now 6000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. This is part 9. Purple Flares and White Platform Shoes The Touareg was fast approaching its third […]

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My life with cars (Part 8) – Farewell Jags and hello again old friend

It’s been 8 years since I wrote the last of a series of posts about the cars I’ve owned going back to when I started driving in 1977. In the original posts I started writing about cars but ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. […]

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Technology

The Global Interview

Thrilled to join a group of fellow business leaders asked by The Global Interview to share a few of my professional and personal experiences. https://theglobalinterview.com/interviews-season-5/2020/3/2/stuart-lynn-non-executive-director-visiting-professor-founder-and-managing-director-of-stuart-lynn-consulting

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Ten tips for scaling businesses

Over the past twenty years I’ve worked with numerous scale-up businesses and regardless of sector, there are some common things that successful scale-ups do really well, and as you might expect there are some common challenges that most if not all scale-ups have had to overcome.

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Unbelievably it’s almost two and a half years since I started my own business.

I have to say creating and running my own business has been somewhat different to what I thought it would be. It’s been a very interesting journey, I’ve worked with some great companies, I’ve met some great people, I’ve experienced the unpredictability rollercoaster, but most importantly I’ve continued to learn a lot from those I’ve […]

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Apple Card Coming Soon

Interesting #fintech development coming soon from #Apple apple.com/apple-card/ … super cool user experience (similar in many ways to #Revolut which is a great service especially if you travel) and “no fees” <cough> apart from all your enriched payment data which shows what you buy, where you bought it, how much you paid, how many times […]

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Business General leadership North East England Stuart Lynn Success Technology

“I would like to look back and see how North East businesses have continued to grow, prosper and create jobs for our young people”

Five years ago today I featured in the North East Times magazine when I worked as the Chief Technology and Information Officer at Sage.

I rediscovered this article yesterday when I was cleaning up my PC and spent a little time reflecting on some of the comments: