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Cultivate The Habit of Completion

Cultivate the Habit of Completion

It’s a recurring feeling; I can’t sleep because of all the things I want to do and haven’t yet completed. But when they’re ticked off, the result is by far more beneficial than simply a good night’s sleep. In general I have had a small-batch approach to things; I start, do a little, then insert […]

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Your retirement is a myth

Lifestyle Design: Retirement is obsolete

After seven years manning our reception desk our head porter has reached retirement. He’s got ten minutes of his shift to go. And he’s crying. “What am I going to do now?”  he asks earnestly, tears in his eyes.

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Can you cope with your fear?

Cope with fear

Picture this: it’s Saturday night, 11:59pm, my birthday is in one minute. The clock strikes midnight, my wife starts singing “Happy Birthday”. Midway through my phone goes; it’s a good buddy of mine. I answer and he says…

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How Are Your Money Skills?

How are your money skills?

Money and skills. Two words that don’t normally go together. Yet I am only just realising how much of a skill handling money really is. And how crucially important it is to, well, life. Like it or lump it money, as used as a tool, enables us to

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Living the Dream

View from the terrace in Ischia

Friday, 5th September 2014. I’m sitting on the terrace in Ischia. It’s 10:30am, the sun is pouring down hot. I’ve got a wide open view of the sea, the castle, trees; it basically looks like “The Dream”. And we’re living it. Rewind back to January, to the British Airways sales. Every year, at this time, my […]

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