BLOG#17 The Staircase

In all of the stories ever told about winners and losers, failures and successes, there is just one thing that separates the two: the failure gave up, the winner didn’t. It’s that simple. In an interview I saw yesterday with Al Pacino, he proclaimed: “Determination can beat talent!” …and it made me think about how … Continue reading “BLOG#17 The Staircase”

BLOG#16 The Bangkok Flip Flop Technique

In the heavy, sticky afternoon heat of Khao San Road market in Bangkok, I was the innocent victim of an ingenious sales strategy a few years ago. In the years since, I’ve identified a lot that I’ve learned about selling, marketing, decision making and pricing psychology (psychophysics) at work in the assault. Like many of … Continue reading “BLOG#16 The Bangkok Flip Flop Technique”

BLOG#13 The Next Best Thing to a Gun to the Head

Let’s be brutally honest: You already know how to accomplish anything you want. Or if you don’t know exactly what to do, you certainly know how to find out. If you want to lose weight, you know which foods are healthy and you know you have to work your arse off every day exercising. So … Continue reading “BLOG#13 The Next Best Thing to a Gun to the Head”

BLOG#10 The Two Best and Worst Reasons to Quit Your Job and Start a Business

I’ve always had a voice in my head whispering (sometimes shouting): “Don’t settle for an average life” So in 2009 I left a well paid career to start working for myself. To start building an extraordinary life. I can’t begin to describe the immense ups and downs life has thrown at me since then. Its … Continue reading “BLOG#10 The Two Best and Worst Reasons to Quit Your Job and Start a Business”

BLOG#8 The Terror Triangle – Your Part in the Start and End of Terrorism

Walking out of the local park yesterday, a young teenage boy wandered towards us. He caught my eye because the park was busy with families and groups of friends enjoying the Good Friday sunshine, but he appeared to be completely alone. As we approached each other I noticed that a black leather jacket hung from … Continue reading “BLOG#8 The Terror Triangle – Your Part in the Start and End of Terrorism”