The Power of Now is BS

WITH HER VOICE trembling, she asked “But when do I start making money?” Tears began to roll down her face. Yet… she had no written trading plan, no knowledge about trading and had only ever placed three trades. I stared at her like a Labrador that has heard a high-pitched noise. Really? I mean… REALLY?…

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My Shocking Present

CHRIS TATE IS A difficult person to buy presents for. He seems to have everything he wants or needs already. So, for Christmas, I bought him a robot toy tank where you battle with another person’s robot tank. Every time you got ‘shot’ by your robot opponent, a small electric shock was delivered through the…

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Good For Nothing?

I’VE BEEN HELPING my 16-year old fill out part time job application forms. With a chilling thud, I realised: “Oh my gosh! I wouldn’t qualify for half of the jobs here!” I can’t build or fix anything. If someone has watched the TV, I can’t get it to switch over to Netflix again (so usually…

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Break Down Your Walls

MY LITTLE GIRL broke her foot in the final days of school last year. “Keep her still and quiet” said the doctor. Gosh… I almost laughed in his face. My 11-year old has NEVER been still and quiet. What in the heck was I to do? The long summer holidays loomed large. Sure, we did…

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Final Thoughts for December

UNDER PRESSURE WE snap. We get paranoid. We assume the worst. It crushes our sense of fun and our passion. I see it in my friends. Stress mounts up and they become their worst version of themselves… or the best. Some take it as a platform to launch themselves into their true life’s purpose. Recognising…

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Should You Delegate?

LET’S ASSUME YOU work the average 40 hours per week, but you’re an over-achiever so you put in 50-weeks a year. That’s 2,000 hours of paid employment. If you want to make $100,000 a year, each working hour needs to produce $50. If you want $1 million a year, each working hour must produce $500.…

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Old Before Their Time

SO MANY PEOPLE ARE old before their time. With their dour pessimism dripping off their faces, they snivel and gripe about the most minor things. Even some 30 year-olds can seem like grumpy old men and women if their attitude is below par. What happened to their youthful awe and wonder about the world? Their…

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