In 1665, “social distancing” orders emptied campuses throughout England, as the bubonic plague raged, killing 100,000 people (roughly one-quarter of London’s population), in just 18 months. A 24-year-old student from Trinity College, Cambridge was among those forced to leave campus and return indefinitely to his childhood home. His name was Isaac Newton and his time…Details
One of the joys if you can call it that of being quarantined are long sessions in the gym at home and the rediscovered joy of actually listening to an entire album as opposed to jumping from song to song. Whilst clanging and banging yesterday I dropped Springsteen’s 1975 (fark that long ago) classic album…Details
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In all walks of life we know people who perform better at different times of the day and whether it is at work, school or even at home we can easily think of many examples of people who are either early risers or night owls. It is no different when it comes to sport as…Details
That’s what Jerry Colonna told me when I asked him what to do with all the fear and uncertainty going on right now with the market collapse and the COVID-19 pandemic. Not very uplifting. At least, not at first glance. But the truth is, this conversation with Jerry was not about convenient lies and magic pills. It’s…Details
Panic is an overwhelming feeling of fear that can dominate our decision making. It typically begins with a significant and sudden change in circumstance. The outbreak of coronavirus has provided numerous examples of decisions that are seemingly fuelled by stress and uncertainty; from the bizarre stockpiling of toilet paper to the dramatic daily moves in…Details
All of the idiocy I have seen regarding when it might be time to buy prompted me to do a presentation for our Boardroomers but I thought the last slide in the presentation summed up a good part of my thinking.