Chris Budd

Why I Always Look at the Personal Section of a CV First

I’ve been a member of a few cricket clubs in my time. At each one, there has been one or two people who do all the organising.

They are invariably under appreciated. They are not always ‘one of the lads’. In fact, they are sometimes seen as a bit of an annoyance to ‘the lads’, with their constant badgering for help and organising rotas to run the bar.

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Who Will Buy My Wonderful Business? – Part 1

I recently enjoyed a lunch with an old friend of Ovation, Bob Hollis. Bob has been in the game of buying and selling businesses for many years now. Generally he acts on behalf of the buyer.  Two particular aspects of our conversation are worth repeating. First, numbers.  Bob gets sent around 15 businesses a day … Continued

Blog: Reasons to be cheerful!

It might seem a bit of a paradox to some that investment markets have largely recovered since the unprecedented falls caused by the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic, in the face of a constant flow of negative news e.g. contracting economies, predictions of mass unemployment. A big question, why is the market appearing to be … Continued

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August 30, 2020

Episode 65 – Amy Florian on Grief, Loss & Transitions

We all struggle with grief, loss and moments of transition in our lives. Grief can come from many areas, whether that be from the death of a loved one or a change in life that leads to something being left behind. Chris talks to a grief specialist Amy Florian about how we can deal with … Continued

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