Articles by Paul Claireaux

How to manage your workers for success

and have great relationships too

Elements of people management

How to manage your workers for success

and have great relationships too

If you lead or manage others, you know how hard it can be to get everything right, about this people management game right, all of the time. And, if you’re already working flat out, to develop and run your own business, the challenge can be simply overwhelming. So, in this Insight, we look at how…

What’s your motivation?

And is it really that different to mine?

Achieve more of what matters to you

What’s your motivation?

And is it really that different to mine?

If you google motivation, you’ll see that there are more than one thousand million results listed. So, let’s save you from having to read all of those posts and summarise the issues that matter, right here! 😉

Does your adviser really understand risk?

And should you find out sooner rather than later?

Mencken. Clear, Simple & Wrong. Paul Claireaux

Does your adviser really understand risk?

And should you find out sooner rather than later?

Benoit Mandelbrot had a beautiful mind for risk. A Polish-born, French and American mathematician – he was the guy who discovered the idea of “self-similarity” in nature. You may have heard the term ‘Fractal’ which he coined to describe the beautiful and ‘apparently complex’ shapes in nature. This extraordinary simple concept explains how snowflakes are…

How to be less busy

and achieve more of what *really* matters to you

Busy Bees

How to be less busy

and achieve more of what *really* matters to you

Who wants to be – a less busy bee? Lots of us do, so let’s explore how to achieve more of what matters to us – without getting frazzled on the way?

12 reasons to offer Financial Education

and one reason not to.

12 reasons for financial education

12 reasons to offer Financial Education

and one reason not to.

Creating (or helping others to create) an engaging financial education programme delivers enormous value to any financial services business. It’s a great way to contribute to making the world a better place too. If you offer financial advice or products or both or you provide Marketing, Website Design, Videography or Speaker training services to this…

Financial Secrets for thirty somethings

Part 1. The questions about money we all share

Financial Secrets for thirty somethings

Financial Secrets for thirty somethings

Part 1. The questions about money we all share

A while back (January 2018) a young lady, Niamh, posted a question about financial planning on LinkedIn, and it went viral! Yes, incredibly, within just a few days her post attracted many thousands of likes and over 1,000 comments! Which is really odd when you think about it because most people would say that personal…

How much Investment risk is right for you?

on each of your financial life goals

Four Factors to decide on risk

How much Investment risk is right for you?

on each of your financial life goals

Whether you’re an existing investor or just starting out, you might be confused by all the ‘mumbo jumbo’ jargon about investment risk. Well, don’t worry, most people, including some advisers, are confused about this stuff too, and for good reason, as you’ll find out here.

It’s OK to miss the best days

So you can ignore that misleading nonsense

Lies, damned lies and Statistics. Disraeli. lies. Paul Claireaux

It’s OK to miss the best days

So you can ignore that misleading nonsense

If you follow the money pages of any newspaper, you cannot have missed the ‘missing the best days’ story. But what they won’t tell you is that this story is … well… complete and utter nonsense. So, let’s expose it for the grossly misleading rubbish that it is – before you base any of your investment decisions…