Insights

The boiling frog

The boiling frog

This NEW boiling frog story is for anyone in their 30s or 40s. Perhaps you’ve heard the story of the boiling frog before but in this NEW version, it gets out of the water – long before it gets too hot.

Self employed solace

Self employed solace

The government (rightly) backed down on this change – after I’d written this article. But I’m leaving it here because I suspect that this change, or something similar, will occur after the next election.

The happiness list

The happiness list

Hey there, 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.

Sam’s road trip

Road Trip

Sam’s road trip

Sam sat at home, one miserably wet and cold day . . . dreaming of going on a road trip. She dreamt that she was as FREE as a bird and on top of the world as she cruised through the mountains with the wind in her face in her open top car.

No one cares what you know

Roosevelt. Care

No one cares what you know

No one cares, how much you know, until they know how much you care. What a brilliant insight, from Theodore (Teddy Roosevelt) U.S. president from 1901 to 1909. Quite clearly there are some business leaders who could learn a lesson from this. If you want to motivate people to work with you . . ….

Property investing. Open letter to the FCA

House prices double

Property investing. Open letter to the FCA

Open letter to the Financial Conduct Authority To whom it may concern, In addition to ‘spread betting’ I have been tracking the grossly misleading promotional activity around property investing for several years now. I first wrote about this issue in my book, “Who can you trust about money” which I published in late 2013. But…