The Sword Crafter’s Parable

Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days. A quick video from Robin Sharma reminding us that focussing on the few things most important in your life – rather than letting yourself become distracted. By being “selfish” and “obsessing” on your passions and goals you will live … Read more

Jay Z’s business commandments

Difficult takes a day, impossible takes a week I’m a big fan of Jay Z  – not only as a rapper but as a businessman and entrepreneur. Actually he’s not a business man – he’s a business, man….. So what can you learn from Sean Carter? it turns out quite a lot. forbes.com have drilled … Read more

The five major pieces to the life puzzle

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. I have just finished reading Five Major Pieces to the Life Puzzle – a book by Jim Rohn which really gets back to basics and delves deep into the psychology of success. From watching Jim Rohn’s videos on YouTube it’s impossible not to warm to his easy … Read more

What are you reading?

Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life. Much of what I learn comes from books. I can get through 2 or more in a week depending on my schedule and have also been known to read 3/4 books simultaneously- and still understand them. I wanted to make the point that … Read more

101 Greatest business principles

People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading. I read a LOT and sometimes it’s nice when a book arrives and it takes you by surprise. This morning The 101 Greatest Business Principles of All Time arrived through my letterbox and I was pleased to find, for a change, a book that … Read more