Category Archives: Work

The Day The Music Died

How time flies when you’re so preoccupied with balancing working from home with staycationing, self-isolating, making sour dough bread or simply wasting time reacting to some “rabbit-hole” article you disagree with on social media. An umpteenth article about pandemic induced … Continue reading

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Coming to Terms with Mount Everest

Recognizing that we may not all become generals, CEO of a big High Tech enterprise (people with a singular mindset to begin with), or Junko Tabei doesn’t mean life is necessarily destined to be a failure. On the contrary, it’s … Continue reading

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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

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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 wealth, health 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, as highlighted by this business school or … Continue reading

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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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Finding Your Place as a Writer, Author, Chronicler…

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 classical grammatical mistake – one grammatical mistake, long since … Continue reading

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Opinions

Opinions! Everyone has one and you know what? We all love sharing an opinion. Opinionating and gossiping, it’s hard-wired in our DNA and has been ever since Lucy walked the plains down in Africa. And what an era we live … Continue reading

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Clouds and inner harmony

So what’s been going on in my little world that’s been keeping me from blogging since February? Well, on a physical plane I’ve been simultaneously undertaking a career change and instigating a house move for which, and in spite of … Continue reading

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