Behavioural Traps

Get your teenagers flying

teach them to invest *early* in themselves

Teenagers flying

Get your teenagers flying

teach them to invest *early* in themselves

On this site, and in my book, ‘Who can you trust about money?’ I focus on ideas to help you achieve more of what matters to you – for yourself or your loved ones. Here I want to share one simple but powerful idea (with many applications in life) which could help any teenager make…

Here’s my happiness list

What's on yours?

Here’s my happiness list

What's on yours?

How often do you stop and think about what’s really important for your personal happiness? What activities seriously lift your mood – without giving you a hangover afterwards? In this extract from one of my books – I’ll tell you mine.

How to overcome fear

without trying to avoid it

Fear of freefall

How to overcome fear

without trying to avoid it

If you google ‘How to overcome fear?’ you’ll find c. 30 million results ! And that’s a lot of stuff to read 😉 But what’s interesting is that there are twice as many ‘Google results’  – yes c.60 million – on the question of ‘How to avoid fear?’ So, when you get fearful about certain matters…

Seven ways to achieve more

Without working yourself into the ground

7 ways to achieve more

Seven ways to achieve more

Without working yourself into the ground

I guess most of us would ‘like’ to achieve more of our biggest life goals … … but the truth is that most goals are never achieved – and most New Year’s resolutions fail 🙁 So, let’s look at why that might be – and explore some ideas for helping you achieve more of yours.

Finding happiness in shades of grey

and no, it's not about 'that' book!

Deceive ourselves twice Camus

Finding happiness in shades of grey

and no, it's not about 'that' book!

Albert Camus had some great insights on life and relationships and this one is so true don’t you think? Our views are distorted … either by affection on the way into a relationship – or dislike on the way out. So, it’s easy to lose our sense of balance on these journeys …

The occasional step back

is perfectly natural and no disaster

Taking a step backwards Brault

The occasional step back

is perfectly natural and no disaster

With a lot of our goals, we often follow one step backwards, with two more – in the same direction! In this short Insight, we’ll look at an amazing example of this behavioural trap and consider how we can overcome it.

Would you dance with a ‘lone nut’ ?

And encourage others to join a NEW movement

Twain. Pause and Reflect.

Would you dance with a ‘lone nut’ ?

And encourage others to join a NEW movement

If you’re anything like me, you’ll know that being different can be tough some times. It’s so much easier to stick with the majority That’s not to say I go looking for arguments – but I do enjoy solving problems and looking for ways to improve the status quo. And that can ‘disturb’ people a bit…

Why are we so obedient to authority?

And how does this affect our financial decisions?

Road to riches

Why are we so obedient to authority?

And how does this affect our financial decisions?

Perhaps it’s obvious that obedience to authority does not always serve us well. But most people are very obedient – and many will accept instructions to do crazy or even dangerous things. It’s part of our human condition . . .

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