The fatherhood / ambition balance

The fatherhood / ambition balance Becoming a dad for the first time is a massive change to our lives.  How do you got about balancing fatherhood with ambition?   It can be difficult to focus on wider goals with this new person in our lives.   In this post, I share my experiences being a … Continue reading The fatherhood / ambition balance

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Habits you should adopt

This post was originally posted on April 2014 Additional note: It's interesting to go back through my old posts to see how my writing has changed, reading it can be a bit embarrassing but I guess it shows I have changed and evolved... Life is short, some people choose to waste their free time doing much … Continue reading Habits you should adopt

Unlucky for some…

I play bingo - no lie. Nearly every Friday for the last six month I go down to the local working men's club and play four rounds of bingo.  I haven't won that cash prize once. Logically I struggle to understand why some regulars win it more than others.  They are there pretty much every week … Continue reading Unlucky for some…

Manifesto of Perfection: 5 Essential Self-Improvement Posts

I have run the Manifesto of Perfection for over a year. During that period I have spent a lot of time talking about Self-Improvement. For my goal setting month I have picked out my five favourite posts. You're never too old to learn new things When I finished school I did not know where to … Continue reading Manifesto of Perfection: 5 Essential Self-Improvement Posts

My angry year

"You're a person who loses their temper easily..." When a boss said that to me, I thought that was not like me at all.  I am pretty well laid back and from that statement I realised they did not know me at all. Ironically I left the room in an angry state, then again they … Continue reading My angry year

You’re never too old to learn new things

Recently someone I worked with left. He is 65 and I assumed he was retiring.  Perhaps spending his time going on holidays or filling out the newspaper crossword.  But as it turns out he isn't. He is taking up consultancy work and in September he is undertaking a short course at University that will give … Continue reading You’re never too old to learn new things

Habits you should adopt

Life is short, some people choose to waste their free time doing much of nothing, others spend free time on interesting hobbies, improving themselves and developing skills that they can use later in life. Here are the five habits you should be doing.   Reading I am someone who has never been an avid reader, … Continue reading Habits you should adopt