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What are the chances of that?

A double six

What are the chances of that?

What are the chances of rolling a double six? Well that’s easy – it’s 1 in 36. The chance of rolling a six is 1 in 6 (1/6 as a fraction) . . . so the chance of rolling two sixes is 1/6 x 1/6 = 1/36. Okay, so if probabilities are this easy, can…

Communicate like Churchill

Churchill. Through Hell.

Communicate like Churchill

Winston Churchill was famous for many things but perhaps his greatest asset was his speaking power. People follow leaders who communicate well. That said, we’ve been reminded this year, that some people follow overconfident fools. A subject we’ll come back to another time. Today I want to focus on what Churchill did differently to make…

Who can you trust about money?

Great title for a book

Who can you trust about money?

So, who can you trust about money? Well, watch the video (above) or read on below for ideas on this question.

The meaning of Life

The meaning of life

The meaning of Life

This truly wonderful video by Derek Sivers explores the meaning of life in under 20 minutes! It really is worth watching

Balanced Funds Madness

balanced fund madness

Balanced Funds Madness

If you – or someone you care about – is a UK investor and invested a few years back (like many people did) into one of those ‘balanced’ funds, then you should read this. But first – watch the cartoon above – it has 4 parts.

The search for meaning

Frankl on Goals and Drives

The search for meaning

If you’re on a search for meaning then I’d strongly recommend you start with some ideas from Viktor Frankl – in his book ‘Man’s search for meaning’ Viktor Frankl was a quite extraordinary man.