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Change three words to transform your life

Change three words you use each day

During these extraordinary times, it’s easy to feel pressured (by others or ourselves) to do more of those things that we think we ‘should’ be doing. But that way of thinking doesn’t really help us to ‘achieve more’ at the best of times and it certainly won’t help now. So, let’s explore a different (and…

10 ways you’re different to everyone else

Ten Ways You're Different. Paul Claireaux

10 ways you’re different to everyone else

We know we’re all different and in dozens of ways. From the shape of our heads… our shoulders, knees and toes… to our eyes and ears and mouth and nose!

Are you being overcharged?

The overcharging Rhino

Are you being overcharged?

So, are you being overcharged by this sort of character on your pension or investment plans? The Rhino is a thick-skinned salesperson who charges a lot 😊 and you might be shocked to see how their charges add up!

Start with why but…

Start with why but...

Start with why but…

A great many business and marketing consultants have fallen in love with Simon Sinek and his book, ‘Start with why’… but not everyone is that keen on Sinek’s ideas, and here’s why!

Why most managers take bigger risks with your money, than you’d expect.

Tony Dye. Bulls and Bears. Paul Claireaux

Why most managers take bigger risks with your money, than you’d expect.

In this extract from chapter 5 of my book ‘Who misleads you about money?’ I explore the story of Tony Dye to help you understand why most fund and wealth managers will always take bigger risks with your money than you might reasonably expect. Dye was the chief investment officer at Philips and Drew when…

Achieve more of what you want

Achieve more of what you want

We’ve already seen how most people fail on most of their personal goals and explored seven ways to help you achieve more of yours. Here, I just want to share one of the most powerful ideas I’ve ever found for getting more done.