Category: Personal

As I indicated in my lead article in November’s Extreme Business newsletter, with less than 60 days to go until the end of 2019, now is the time to be making important decisions about your 2020 personal and professional life. I’m going to help you to kick start that process with a FREE WEBINAR on Tuesday 26th
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So the detox is done. Here’s what I said on 10th September 2019 (the day after my birthday): Let me define my detox: No alcohol; Low/no carbs – getting back to Paleo – no bread, potato, pasta, rice. Lots of protein and vegetables; One day off per week (Saturday). I’m still weighing in at around
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My Facebook “friends” will know that today is day 8 of a 52-day detox. I’m focusing on nutrition (Paleo – because I know how to do that and enjoy it), on sleep (having read Matthew Walker’s “Why we sleep” during the summer) and on exercise via the WattBike (whilst my Achilles tendinopathy prevents me from
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I took a day off work yesterday to visit The Imperial War Museum with best friend Dr. Tim Thackrah. It’s a thing we do, meeting 3 or 4 times a year to visit a famous London landmark or museum and inevitably talking shop and life on the way around. It seems rather flippant to say
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The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others
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When my kids were little (a.k.a. the 90’s) we would frequently take the last 2 weeks of August as a family holiday, so that the first Monday in September would be the “back to work” day. I well remember how often that Sunday night’s sleep would be broken by a mind active with anticipation and
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I had intended to start today’s post by posing the question: “What is it that makes someone want to run their own business?” Then, thinking about the answer (or, at least, my answer – which I’ll share with you in a moment) I decided to approach this from an entirely different and yet topical perspective.
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I’m always keeping my eyes and ears open for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) from within my own client base and community. One of the regulars is along the lines of: “I’m unhappy with another individual’s performance and/or behaviour and I need to talk to them about it – but I don’t want it to get
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Sometimes, writing things down is part of the catharsis of dealing with them. I write a hand-written diary every morning, come rain or shine, whether I’m at work, at home or on holiday. That’s for my very own personal feelings and not intended for publication whilst I’m alive (and unlikely to make the best-seller list
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