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Why Darwin wants us to take a risk and resign

Life and death lessons Man has evolved through tens of thousands of year, through adversity and against all the odds. This has meant that through the ages only the most able physically and mentally survived long enough to reproduce… and here we are now! Throughout history, we have had to take risks to get enough … Continue reading

How to Create 30 hours in 5 minutes and the toothbrush workout

Want more time? Spend a few minutes thinking about the below, it could be the wisest investment you make this year. The Shaving debate Having moved in with the in-laws whilst sorting out my business ventures, I noticed some key differences on how my father in law and I do things. Sometimes small things get … Continue reading

Forget 5 a day, you need 10 a day

Ever heard about eating your 5 portions of fruit and vegetables daily? This government initiative is a good guideline of how we should structure our diet, but why stop there? If you want to transform every aspect of your life, counting to 10 will definitely help you: daily. Count to 10 to stay motivated So … Continue reading

See the world through newborn eyes

Want to build better relationships in your business and personal life? Then it’s time to change the way you look at life with this simple change in perspective A world with no words Have you ever thought about how babies see the world? They are born with no language, no concept of what anything is. … Continue reading

When do you know it is time to leave your job?

Story of THE moment of realisation that corporate life just is not worth it courtesy of a fellow Escapee who left 5 years of corporate world in a top US Investment Bank to travel the world and setup on his own. Now not tied to a desk he’s re learning to live more and more … Continue reading

Why evolution wants you to take a risk and resign

Evolution? Some of us need Revolution Man has evolved through tens of thousands of year, through adversity and against all the odds. This has meant that through the ages only the most able physically and mentally survived long enough to reproduce… and here we are now! Throughout history, we have had to take risks to … Continue reading

Boris Becker on finding happiness again

What do you really want to do in life? Often we do not even consider this question properly: what would you do if today, tonight, right now, you achieved financial security? More money than you could ever need or spend. Working for money is finished… so after a long holiday, it’s time to think about … Continue reading

Why speed reading is wrong: focus on rapid comprehension

In a world where we are bombarded with information, the battle to stay ahead of your competition means you need to read more than others and more effectively. The problem: too much information needs to be read to stay level with the competition… but how about getting ahead of the pack, with minimal effort? The … Continue reading

Make your UNCONSCIOUS work for you

Big problem, long bath: Archimedes the inventor Back in the 3rd Century BC a Sicilian Greek named Archmides was asked to measure whether a crown was made of pure gold. Clearly we have tools nowadays for such tasks but back then, no such luck. So Archimedes puzzled over a solution for a long time. The story … Continue reading

Sleep: how much do you really need?

In my teens and twenties, 8 hours of sleep seemed like a minimum to function. Always struggling to get out of bed, even if I had had 10-12 hours of slumber. Now that I know we will have a baby in 6 months… well I need to get used to the fact that my sleep … Continue reading