Category Archives: Everyday life

Ancient Alien Theories: Theory vs. Maths and more… perhaps

In this second post dedicated to understanding why the “Ancient Aliens” show on the History Channel is so captivating I thought, as a fan of science fiction, and the fantasy universes of authors such as Michael Moorcock, it was time to … Continue reading

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An evergreen from 2009: Squaring up for things to come

Isn’t internet an amazing place? This is an old evergreen blog I wrote in 2009 using another avatar… once on the web, always on the web. Starscreamer133 A black hole into which all matter be sucked. Squaring up for things … Continue reading

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The World’s Worst Advice On… Giving Advice

“All advice can only be a product of the man of the man who gives it” Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967 As someone who has, in pursuit of more money and a … Continue reading

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So you want to be a leader!

David Ben-Gurion once said, and I paraphrase, that he understood what it was to be a leader the day he realised there was nobody left but him to lead the way. With the wealth of modern-day examples, so often highlighted … Continue reading

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Personal Development: Exploiting the Alpha Moment

If there’s a topic trending today that’s up there among the top 5 most discussed topics on professional social media, alongside fake news and AI in HR, it has to be “Personal Development” and the many theories, tools, methods and … Continue reading

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Mentors and Managers

I was reading an article on my favourite professional social media platform the other day encouraging readers to name their favourite manager and a question, actually several, came to mind: Why a manager and not a mentor? What’s the difference … Continue reading

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Globalization and the Fifth Estate.

Not a day goes by at the moment without hearing from some antagonist or another (Orange is the new Red) about the struggle between Populism versus Elitism; Isolationism versus Interventionism, Sovereignty versus Accord, Treaty, Alignment, Convention, Entente… Entente Cordiale, and … Continue reading

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