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[18 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

If the ‘instant wealth’ brigade are to be believed, riches fall into the lap of anyone following their advice – or more likely their $99.95 programme (currently at 50% discount). I have a sneaky suspicion there are far more people promising instant riches than actually reap the offered rewards.
If you are asking yourself the question ‘How To Get Rich?’, either quickly or at a more leisurely pace, I guess you consider yourself to be something less than rich right now?
So at the risk of …

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[11 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

As a species we’ve been playing around with Mother Nature for countless generations. From time to time she reminds us of her presence with earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes or other so called ‘natural disasters’. In the face of these events we are pretty much powerless and mainly innocent bystanders caught up in her destructive power.
The Price We Pay
We’ve built our societies by harnessing the riches of the Earth. We’ve mined her minerals, stones and metals. Transformed fossils and the elements such as wind and water into energy. Captured and domesticated many …

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[27 Sep 2010 | One Comment | ]

Change is the only thing that remains constant
Clichés are not well worn for nothing. They’re like a favourite pair of shoes getting put on all the time until they start to look a bit shabby and then stored at the back of a cupboard. You can’t bring yourself to throw them out because they served you so well.
 
There are many variations of this particular old pair of shoes all amounting to the same thing:
You had better learn how to cope with change and uncertainty, because they aren’t …

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[13 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

How do you react to the title? Outrage? Disgust? Confusion? Getting ready to put me in my place in the comments section?
If the thought of Hitler doesn’t stir it up for you, pick someone who does.
Depending on where you are, and your view of the world, it could be the 9/11 hijackers, Osama Bin Laden, Obama or Bush. Maybe it’s someone closer to home – one of your parents, a sibling, your boss or an ex-partner.
I’ll stay with Hitler for a while but you might want to …

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[6 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

I was invited by Abubakar Jamil to participate in the Life Lessons Series which I have to say (and this is in no way cynical) that apart from a great collection of articles it’s also a superb way to get cross-links. I wish I’d thought of it myself.
The theme of the series is ‘Stuff that You Wish You Had Known Earlier in Your Life’ but there are so many of those I decided to pick only five of them.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability …