Be a straight shooter

Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not. I was speaking with a web developer today on email and he advised me that he had misquoted the project he was working on for me and was struggling to juggle paid work with my “free” … Read more


There’s more to life than increasing it’s speed. Until recently, my chief tactic when wanting to get things done, or if I felt under pressure, was to block out all other distractions and work as quickly as possible to conclude the task at hand. It was as though the task to be completed was a … Read more

Dead Time

Long-term boredom can’t lead to anything good. If you’re on a plane, on a bus, in a queue or just have some free time to yourself then chances are you aren’t really sure what to do. If you continually find free time but fill it with television, surfing the net, aimless walking or driving, repetitive … Read more

The price of Polite

It is more comfortable for me, in the long run, to be rude than polite. The idea for this post has come up in conversation with friends time and again, finally I’m sharing this concept with you in the hope that I’m not alone. “how was the meal? ” asked the waiter. “Great” I replied, … Read more

A simple distinction

People don’t want to be millionaires – they want to experience what they believe only millions can buy This powerful and insightful quotation can be found in The 4-Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss. Most people – myself included approach life with the “more is better” mindset and this is never truer than with money. Ask … Read more