One of the biggest challenges people face when deciding whether to chase a dream, is the inherent fear that people will laugh and judge you for your efforts. That is not the case. It's much worse than you think. When you choose to pursue a dream, you have to accept that it's a journey you … Continue reading Fearing Pursuing Your Dream? The Reality Isn’t What You Think…
Why Create? When You Can Destroy?
A reflection on people who throw soup on paintings in the name of 'protest' Why people destroy. And how to create.
6 Considerations To Balance A Busy Life With Your Ambition
Success comes with a big price - the more you have to offer, the more people want a bigger piece of you. When you're in such demand it can be difficult balancing your busy life with your continued ambition. In this post we explore some thoughts to help you come to term with your commitments, and set the big priorities you want to focus on most.
What Would You Do If You Found £120?
In this post I explore the legal, ethical, karma, just, and philosophical stance of walking off with money that you've found. What would you do if you found money that wasn't yours?
Confidence and Doubt
What is the relationship between confidence and doubt? They both have their role to play - too much confidence can make your arrogant and unlikeable, too much doubt can make you fearful and also unlikeable. In this post we explore the relationship between the two and how they drive you to succeed.
Despise The Free Lunch
Beware anything that comes for free. Whether it's being offered a free ebook, favour, or free lunch, beware that this may come at a cost. Some people use freebies as a sales tactic, to coerce the obliging to return the favour. In this post I share a story of getting caught up in being literally offered 'the free lunch'
Eat The Cookie, Or Don’t – A Post About Conformation Bias
In this post I look at the blog writers struggle with confirmation bias. It's easy to believe information when it suits are narrative, but why should we take more care? Here I argue the importance of checking sources and being responsible in what you publish (even if it ruins your plans!)
This Is Not The End
This week I return (briefly) reflecting on my blogging break.
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Do you struggle with self-promotion? Do you feel awkward or anxious when it comes to celebrating or sharing your good work? Have a read of this great post...
A Look Back: How Social Media Made Us Hate Office Jobs
Something that gets on my nerves on 'money' Twitter is every hack entrepreneur guru having digs at those working a 9 to 5 job. In response I wrote this post: How Social Media Made Us Hate Office Jobs Although written back in 2019, the hacks may have changed but the commentary hasn't dated, as the … Continue reading A Look Back: How Social Media Made Us Hate Office Jobs
A Furious RANT About Blogging in 2022
I won’t lie I’m tired. You might even say burnt out. But something compels me again and again to sit down on evening and weekends in a regular ritual bashing away on a keyboard crafting words together. Does one do this for validation? No, I would have given up years ago if that was the … Continue reading A Furious RANT About Blogging in 2022