Category Archives: Everyday life

Alexa! Give me 4 Ways To Get Rich… Quick.

Someone once said the thing about making money is you have to be smart & lucky. Getting off your butt in the first place helps as well. What follows is a tongue in cheek look at getting off the butt … Continue reading

Posted in Everyday life, Publishing, Society, Work

Ancient Alien Theories: The truth and the theory

In this post dedicated to understanding why “Ancient Aliens” on the History Channel is so captivating the science fiction and Michael Moorcock fan in me thought it time to take a closer look at a couple of theories that while “entertaining” … Continue reading

Posted in Everyday life, Myths & Legends, Society

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 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 by this business school … 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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