They say to follow your passion…

passion

But when I was 3, I wanted to be a cat.

When I turned 5, I was more realistic in my career aspirations and wanted to be a fireman.

When I was 11, I wanted to save all the animals.

When I was 12, I wanted to save the world.

When I was 13, I just wanted to save myself. Continue reading “They say to follow your passion…”

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Time for a change

Time for a change: It dawned on me the other day.  In 8 and a half years I will 40.

If I have learnt anything  in my life, what seems so far away, creeps upon a person in no time.

It happened in my teens and sometimes I reflect where that precious time went.

Going back to the year 2000

It was a Millennium New Year’s eve.  I was 17 and allowed to drink some champagne.  Apart from wondering whether Y2K was going to end us all, like others, my mind was full of thoughts on what the future held in store.  Knowing my teenage mind it probably related to the three M’s:

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Review: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still win big

Scott Adams (author of Dilbert) has written a pretty good self-improvement book that kind of borders on a biography, called How to Fail at almost everything and still win big.

The book approaches self-development by looking at mistakes in hindsight that Scott had made and reflecting on what he.  This was something I found quite valuable and have begun looking at incidents of failures in my life and what I have learnt from it.  Hopefully one day I will actually get to the win big stage! Continue reading “Review: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still win big”