One week to go before the holidays, a pile of work that needs to be done before then, it’s time for the final push. These are always fun because it lets me see how much work I can actually get done, I’ve got a clear deadline 5 days (4 and a half with half day […]
Out for Mother’s day, come back tomorrow for a normal blog post.
One day you’ll be looking back at 2019 and you’ll remember what you were doing, where you were, what was happening. When that happens do you want to remember 2019 was the year you started the project you’d always thought about, or do you want it to be the year you put it aside for […]
Whenever I sit down to write my daily post without an idea pre-planned the first thing I do after I’ve opened up WordPress is open another tab. Every time I begin thinking of an idea the gut reaction is to check email, or just look at anything else. Every time! And it’s not good, it’s […]
In another Joe Rogan Podcast I listened to recently he talked about the fact that going back he never knew he’d run a podcast, or that he’d enjoy it or that it would turn out to be popular. In fact, when he started out as a Comedian, podcasts didn’t exist. Likewise, I heard Nick Kroll […]
I found an old Jordan Peterson lecture on slaying your own personal dragons that is well worth a watch. I don’t want to go into to much detail because you’ll likely get something different from it than I so click the link below and check it out yourself.
It’s something Jocko Willink said on a Podcast I listened to yesterday and it really struck me. A lot of my business (and I suspect most businesses) is grinding, sitting down and grinding out articles, grinding through emailing people, and I’ve struggled a lot with the motivation for doing that in the past. Being able […]
I’ve been clearing out the house recently and have rediscovered lots of my old DVD’s, games and old phones and the like in boxes and cupboards. Bit by bit I’ve been taking it down to CEX to trade in for cash. It’s less than I might get were I to sell it myself but you […]
For as long as possible, because once it’s on it’s hard to turn off again and you can find yourself sucked in and your weekend disappears. At night to wind down with some television is fine but if your whole weekend goes in front of the TV by the time Monday rolls around you are […]
Schools in the Highlands are timetabled so that the hours are slightly longer through the week and then on Friday everyone gets to go home at Lunchtime. It’s something I wish happened while I was at school but as my wife is a teacher she gets the benefits and so I take a half day […]