Category Archives: Everyday life

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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How not to feed the troll in you

Trolls aren’t just those abject creatures lurking in the lowest and murkiest levels of social media, they are also those intangible elements, such as fear, uncertainty and doubt, that haunt and taunt you into aborting a venture you so dearly want to … Continue reading

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Finding your place as a writer, author, chronicler…

(This post has been edited) Hot off the press! Entrepreneur and LinkedIn Influencer James Caan CBE was recently called out by someone in the comments section of his Aug 10 post. The keen-sighted “commentard” spotted a first line blooper, a … Continue reading

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