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CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "I met with a client...

I met with a client last week. He has become a very good friend. Our Christmas lunch appointment got hijacked by red wine, cocktails and zero will po...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "Most of us are trying...

Most of us are trying our best. Things don't always work out as we would like. Success however can be measured in so many ways. I hope I am as succ...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "I had the pleasure last...

I had the pleasure last week of listening to my good friend Tom Lawrence speak. I have forgotten most speeches this year. Not Tom's. Tom spoke with...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "'Is that a necklace, urgh,...

'Is that a necklace, urgh, that is disgusting' - Martha Stoner (Aged 8) We were listening to the radio this morning. The BBC were reporting about...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "There is a guy called...

There is a guy called Jocko Willink I have become very interested in. Jocko used to be a Navy Seal, the elite of the US Armed Forces. Jocko is a mo...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "I suspected the guy was...

I suspected the guy was ex-military. He was commissioning a rather important piece of jewellery. He was extremely friendly with 'I have killed people...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "Why does anybody want to...

Why does anybody want to climb the 'Corporate Ladder?' It looks appealing. You work hard. Impress your boss. You get a raise. You work harder. ...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "Most of us are trying...

Most of us are trying our best. Things don't always work out as we would like. Success however can be measured in so many ways. I hope I am as succ...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "Traditionally steel Rolex sports were...

Traditionally steel Rolex sports were hard to find. Rolex have always been cute with limiting supply. The steel Daytona has long been the poster bo...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "There is a line from...

There is a line from a great Del Amitri song which goes.... 'while American businessmen snap up Van Goghs for the price of a hospital wing' How tru...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "Bribery is an old and...

Bribery is an old and trusted mechanism for getting what you want. It works. Last week I bribed my daughter. I loved Martha's hair when she had it ...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "Thinking about asking the BIG...

Thinking about asking the BIG question this Christmas? 7 diamond ring buying tips all guys should follow.... 1. You'd spend days deciding on a car...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "'It's not going to work'...

'It's not going to work' 'Why not?' 'Because it's ridiculous, I think?' I was blessed with very few skills. I can't hang a mirror. Flat tyres give m...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "I don't make a habit...

I don't make a habit of loitering around the schools in Harrogate at drop off or collection time. When I do, I am always amazed at how many of the mu...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "During a coaching session last...

During a coaching session last week I was asked who my 'idol' was.When pressed I thought about a man I love dearly. Arnold Armitage will be 89 on h...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "My skill set is very...

My skill set is very limited. I can create a really beautiful piece of jewellery. And I can cook a steak. That is my lot I'm afraid. My wife came h...

CHRISTOPHER STONER on LinkedIn: "There is a guy called...

There is a guy called Jocko Willink I have become very interested in. Jocko used to be a Navy Seal, the elite of the US Armed Forces. Jocko is a mo...