The Chinese Bamboo Plant

Not all progress is visible to the eye The Chinese bamboo plant is an interesting case in point – something I urge you to refer back to if you feel things aren’t progressing as quickly as you would like in any area of your life. It takes continual watering and care, five years in fact, before the … Read more

Good News

It’s amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper. I have now completely given up the news, in part thanks to a newspaper which had the audacity to publish “be afraid” as their headline- for me enough was enough. With no word of war, murder … Read more

Walking improves creativity

All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking. I’m a big fan of walking, although I don’t walk as much as I should or as much as my wife would like. I certainly until now didn’t appreciate the power of walking. Sure, I always feel more peaceful, centred and with a clear mind after a … Read more

100 tips to improve your life.

Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice. This list is an amalgamation of interesting and inspiring articles from across the web, collated by the good people at 99u.com. 99u.com takes a more practical approach and likes to share actionable tips and advice to empower their readers. Classic ideas such as checking email less … Read more

The 7 Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower This Forbes article covers, as so many others have tried, the “secrets” behind the success of Steve Jobs- one of the most influential people of our time. Innovation was of course at the centre of Job’s work- always striving for better and pushing those around him to … Read more