Favourite Quotes

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.” – Mark Twain. “I am the master of my fate, I am the captain…

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Your Perfect Day

What would be your perfect day? How would you look, feel, and what would you be doing? Strangely, when I’ve asked this to civilians (people outside our close-knit trading community), they don’t even know the answer. But I’ll bet you, if you think about it, you’ll know what you perfect day looks like. You know…

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Should You Quit?

I was talking to my friend, Alan Furlong, on the phone the other day. He’s a loyal follower of the positive psychology movement. I asked him “Alan – what should someone do if they really don’t like their job?” Without hesitation, he said “Quit”. I have to admit, his answer freaked me out. But the…

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Never Lose Hope

Your feelings don’t just LAND on you. You generate them. And if you generate sad feelings, you can also generate energising, happy and exuberant emotions. Take responsibility for the way you’re feeling right now. If you are ‘losing hope’ it means that you haven’t chosen to generate hope in your life. It means that you…

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Get Rich

Please get rich. I mean really rich. Make this your year to do just that. Yes, I realise it’s in vogue to think of the rich as being capitalist pigs, worthy of derision – but let’s look at the facts. Unless you personally develop wealth, then you’re going to have to rely on the rich…

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